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“Truth is a choice between telling the truth and not telling the truth. Often times we tell it when we are at risk to our own personal loss. The more suffering that might come out of that choice . . . the greater the act of truthfulness.” – Dr. Jeffrey Lang, 31 March 2002, Ames,… Continue reading Truth

Nonviolence, Peace

“Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” – Gandhi (20011101th)

11 September 2001 – 9/11 Response – Prepare for Peace

Iowa City, Iowa 11 September 2001 Dear Friend, Today has been a troubling day, and I hope this newsletter will provide you with some encouragement, healing, hope, and strength. Because I grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and still have family and friends in New York City and Washington, D.C., this has been an especially stressful day. I… Continue reading 11 September 2001 – 9/11 Response – Prepare for Peace

Tortilla Soup (Movie)

Summary A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life. Released: 31 Aug 2001. Learn more at IMDB | Wikipedia. The full video is available below from YouTube with some sponsored ads. [View] [Posted: 20200110fr1122]

Understanding, Appreciation, Reverence

“The more deeply you understand people, the more you will appreciate them, the more reverent you will feel about them. To touch to soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.” Stephen R. Covey (20010521mo)


“After the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” – Cree Indian Prophecy (20010519sa)


“Forests precede civilizations and deserts follow.” – Chateaubriand (20010519sa)