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Regalim, Pilgrimage, Compassion: A Vision of Sovereignty in Israel

Jerusalem May 25, 2012 5 Sivan Erev shabbat, shavuot, What do you bow down to? Refinement of Sovereignty Dear Ones, Tonight in the Jewish calendar we encounter the highest refinement of our sovereignty. We have the opportunity to finish a week of refining our sovereignty by encountering the essence of sovereignty. The suchness of sovereignty. … Continue reading

Invitation and Early Bird Registration to Peacemaker Academy with Roberta Wall and Duke Duchscherer beginning September 6-10 at Miriam’s Well in Saugerties, NY.

Dear Friends, With pleasure and excitement I invite you to consider enrolling in the Peacemaker Academy with Roberta Wall and Duke Duchscherer beginning September 6-10 at Miriam’s Well in Saugerties, NY. “…a community of learning, support and connection for aspiring and veteran peacemakers and change-makers.” The Peacemaker Academy is inspired by the Nonviolent Communication work … Continue reading

Many Strategies for Freedom – NVC (Nonviolent Communication) on the beach in Tel Aviv

Last Friday a dozen or so of us who shared the 9 day NVC training at EcoMe last winter, who share the love and yearning in our hearts for freedom, safety, and dignity for everyone, gathered on the beach in Tel Aviv. We are a loving family together. To give you a picture of the … Continue reading

Empowering Ourselves to Make Connecting Requests

Something else I loved at the Nonviolent Communication Training for women and girls at EcoMe last weekend, near the Jericho junction: hearing women speak their deepest painful truths into the circle and then ask, “is there someone who will tell me back how you feel, after hearing what I just said?” ¬†Watching an Israeli woman … Continue reading

Creating Connection with Rituals at the NVC Training at Eco ME

January 14, 2012 Report # 3 from Roberta Wall, Steps2peace, on the NVC Training at Eco ME near the Dead sea. I felt some of the deepest experiences of connection at the NVC training with Palestinians and Israelis in the rituals we created together. On the first morning together, Tarek, a trainer from Washington DC, … Continue reading