A New Bottom Line

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Prayers for Peace

Prayers for Peace Book

Prayers for Peace by Robyn Short, Available on Amazon Peace is possible. In fact, if we are to survive as a human species on this planet, peace is inevitable. A friend once said, “It always gets complicated before it gets simple.” The state of our human existence confirms this truth. We have complicated this humanREAD MORE

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Locked Out of the American Dream

“There are enormous victories that are being achieved precisely because the people whom we have written off and viewed as disposable are reclaiming their voice, standing up, speaking out, organizing even as they struggle to survive.” Watch Michelle Alexander and Bill Moyer’s conversation on Moyers & Company and learn important information from her book TheREAD MORE

Civil Dispobedience

The Problem is Civil Obedience

by Howard Zinn, 1970, from the Zinn Reader, Seven Stories Press I start from the supposition that the world is topsy-turvy, that things are all wrong, that the wrong people are in jail and the wrong people are out of jail, that the wrong people are in power and the wrong people are out of power,READ MORE

Peaceful Planet

Creating a Peaceful Planet

Part of creating a peaceful planet is good stewardship of our planet. The follow tips are easy things we can all do to assist in creating a more peace-filled planet. 8 Easy Eco-Living Tips Join an online group that has a green purpose. For those of us with limited time, you can even join anREAD MORE

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6th Annual Prisoner’s Family Conference

For Those Who Care and Wish to Do More February 19-21, 2014, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas The mission of the Prisoner’s Family Conference is to improve the quality of life for the prison family through increased awareness, education, networking and support, promoting positive relationships that lessen the traumatic impact and reduce risks resulting from the incarceration of a loved one. TheREAD MORE

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Letter From Birmingham Jail

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” is relatable to all aspects of social injustice. It it a text I reflect on frequently and one in which I find great inspiration. I share it here on my blog as a continuous reminder that the responsibility to nonviolently and passionately stand up for justice for allREAD MORE