It occurs to me that lots of folk I know are pro-peace. They deplore what is happening in Syria, Yemen, all those places we hear about on the news. Of course they may be, like me from time to time, feeling helpless, wanting to just switch off, wondering what on earth can be done.
Well – do we have to have war? Look here for World Beyond War research and ideas, or play this, one of several of their presentations – click forward using the arrows at the bottom of each page, this one is about 10 minutes long.
and after you have looked, find the page that says SIGN and sign. Then keep looking, and counteract the myths with the
ammunition peaceful argument you will find.
Find other people near you. This week on Block Island there will be a repeat showing of Seeking Shelter, the story of the 1970s struggles of Dan Berrigan and Bill Stringfellow, theologians, poets, activists who lived here then. I am going to look for today’s activists.
Who are we?