Soul of Nonviolence

Each week nonviolence educator, trainer and author Veronica Pelicaric shares a short reflection based on one of the daily nonviolence quotes Pace e Bene sends out to help each of us live the nonviolent life. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or via RSS.

Understanding the force of nonviolence

To understand nonviolence, we must first shed the cultural conditioning that has us view violence as the default.

February 22, 2022

Courage is the key to becoming our best selves

As Maya Angelou once said, “Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency.”

February 16, 2022

The real message of love

Moments of love become moments of unity, eliminating separation between us and everything around us.

February 10, 2022

Following a path with heart

To follow this path requires vigor, strength, and courage — marking the difference between a warrior and an average person.

February 1, 2022

The path towards authenticity

As it connects to the nonviolent journey, authenticity gives us a sense of peace and purpose, helping us understand what we need to do for the world with our lives.

January 21, 2022

Reframing this time of crisis as collective opportunity

In order to create lasting change, we need to look forward to a new way of thinking, one that includes collaboration and dialogue.

January 12, 2022

Embracing the whole self

Letting go of conditioning that teaches us we are not good enough allows us to love and accept ourselves and others.

December 17, 2021

Where do people find the strength to stand up to oppression?

Gandhi gives us the answer: anguish.

December 9, 2021

The upside to feeling collective pain

We are immersed in the pain of the world. Pretending that’s not the case only isolates us from life’s loving flow.

December 2, 2021

Truth, transformation and nonviolence

As the power of nonviolence grows in us, it begins to transform us, which in turn transforms others and grows the movement for change.

November 24, 2021
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