Is “REST” a four-letter word for Peacemakers? – by Jer Swigart

Simply put…rest is hard.  It’s hard to do.  It’s hard to talk about.  And, therefore, it’s one of the most important yet completely disregarded habits of Everyday Peacemaking.   During a recent training call with partners from our Embers Community, our friend and Mexican peacemaking colleague, Alejandra Ortiz reflected on the power of rest and…

Is there a right way to help? Everything must start with relationship.

As a part of the #EverydayPeacemaking campaign we are bringing you stories from Everyday Peacemakers around the world. . . . con·tend kənˈtend verb :  to strive or vie in contest or rivalry or against difficulties :  struggle The word “contend” isn’t usually used in everyday language, yet it’s very much at the heart of our…