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.

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

Withdrawing support

Noncooperation is fundamental to the discipline of nonviolence. Approaching the process one step at a time allows us to grow and respect ourselves.

November 18, 2021

Being faithful to the truth

In stillness and silence we can learn to foster a connection to a more nuanced understanding of truth and love.

November 11, 2021

Cultivating awareness can empower us to be part of the solution

With meditation and training in nonviolence, we can learn how to channel difficult feelings into something more productive.

November 2, 2021

How silence and contemplation create change

With silence, our spiritual being gets a chance to expand and help us to create profound change.

October 25, 2021

Finding the courage to have a change of heart

Instead of harshness and hardening our hearts, softening and embracing sensitivity requires the strength of vulnerability.

October 8, 2021
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