“You shall love the lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” – Matthew 22:37-39
Dear Friends of Peace & Justice Everywhere,
Greetings to you from the board and staff of On Earth Peace!
We all have seen the sad spectacles of police — under orders from political leaders — using cruel and unnecessary violence to evict and punish local Occupy groups, along with the courageous nonviolence some of these Occupiers have shown.
“Before social change organizations can really change the world, many will first need to change themselves. If social change groups seek to change the world, we’ll need to invest the effort in creating just organizations that respect and cultivate talent.” read article…
Major Tammy Duckworth hobbled to the podium on her own power — aided by prosthetic devices in both her legs and one arm.
My father fought in WWII. My son fought in Iraq. My son has PTSD.
It turns out that my father probably had it too.