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Collective Motherhood – The Historical Recipe to Peace, by Ernest Dempsey

Collective Motherhood – The Historical Recipe to Peace by Ernest Dempsey The word ‘mother’ is like a soother for a lifetime; no matter how much older we grow, the presence of mother has a soothing, assuring influence on our sense of existence. And yet, our knowledge about motherhood is just beginning to grow wide enough […]

Another Veteran Waging Peace…Woody Powell

I became an immediate fan of Wood Powell’s poetry after hearing him read at a St. Louis Writers Guild reading. He calls himself “another veteran waging peace.” Woody’s new blog, WALKING WITH OTHERS: Exploring Peace explores how we can nurture community in our efforts to make a better world for ourselves and our children. You […]

Beyond Romantic Love: Valentine Love for All

February is here, that month of hearts burning to burnish romantic love relationships. What if February became a month celebrating all types of love? Why not send Valentine’s cards to everyone, not just our sweetie, as we used to do in grade school? Ernest Dempsey, a.k.a. Karim Khan, our Man from Pakistan, sent me the […]

“Blood Diamond” — Jewels in Zwick’s Classic Film

In Blood Diamond a fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond. But, what are the real jewels here? The smuggler is searching for a diamond, but finds God in an unexpected series of plot turns that change his heart. The fisherman is searching for his […]