THE ZEN PEACEMAKERS JOURNAL


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Mar 2021
Are we getting it wrong?

Are we getting it wrong? By Kayleigh M. Stack Writer, Acupuncturist, Theatrical Provocateur  The liminal spaces in which momentary sighs of relief arise are so often not within the soils we’ve been turning. The traditional economic structure that has constructed our education, politics, and community lives have for many, led them to believe that purpose, pleasure, and belonging are found somewhere “out there”. Out there for our jobs, social lives, and other externalities to fulfill. With so many platforms inundating us with information on “how to do things right”: how to live......

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Introducing ZPI Affiliate: Sweetwater Zen Center
February 19, 2021

Introducing ZPI Affiliate: Sweetwater Zen Center

To strengthen our planetary network, ZPI will feature newly affiliated groups.     Join hive.zenpeacemakers.org to explore some of the offerings of the organizations affiliated with ZPI, and visit here for a full list of these groups....


EuroChange
January 27, 2021

EuroChange

by Kevin Campbell, Executive Director at Eurovangelism/EuroChange It all began on a cold snowy night in a Moscow cemetery. It was not what I had expected when I was invited to a candlelight memorial service....


Introducing ZPI Affiliate Group: Center for Council
January 05, 2021

Introducing ZPI Affiliate Group: Center for Council

To strengthen our planetary network, ZPI will feature newly affiliated groups.  Join hive.zenpeacemakers.org to explore some of the offerings of the organizations affiliated with ZPI, and visit here for a full list of these groups....


Japan, the Beautiful and Myself
December 02, 2020

Japan, the Beautiful and Myself

Yasunari Kawabata “In the spring, cherry blossoms, in the summer the cuckoo. In autumn the moon, and in winter the snow, clear, cold.” “The winter moon comes from the clouds to keep me company. The...


BROADENING THE JOINING
November 23, 2020

BROADENING THE JOINING

by Eve Marko These are gray, beautiful days. We walk along the plains, almost 2,000 acres of shrub land and scrub oaks. I keep my eyes on the long gray skies and remember again why...