Mid-year site visits to our 2017 grantees

By Helene Szabados Peaceful World Foundation has finished its first round of mid-year visits to our 2017 grantees. The organizations we have visited so far included Dalai Lama Fellows, The Cultural Conservancy and Holistic Underground. We would like to share our appreciation for the efforts these organizations have contributed to building a more peaceful world.…

The joys of connecting with the Earth

By Helene Szabados “I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” – John Muir,  John of the Mountains (1938) Do you know the medicine that lies within the compounds of a forest? Have you tasted the wealth in eating…

Mindful Travel

“When you travel…enter every new encounter with gratitude for another opportunity to learn and to listen and be the best travel ambassador on earth.”                                              -Sami Sunchild, When You Travel There was a time,…

What is Fluidity?

By Helene Szabados “Some questions are not meant to be answered; they are meant to be lived.” –Referenced from the Gurdjieff Foundation Through the concepts of language and science, we, as a society, foster a culture of labeling and identifying. In recent explorations of identity, a new notion has risen called fluidity. Fluidity: A continuous,…

Autumnal Gathering

By Helene Szabados and Heidi Majano     Corn, squash, beans, sage and copal were just a few of the items used to create our altar in honor of the International Day of Peace and the Autumnal Equinox. Peaceful World Foundation collaborated with Cultural Conservancy and California Consortium for Urban Indian Health to create a…

Picnic for Peace in the Presidio

By Helene Szabados “Let peace begin with me and spread out from this place.”  -Sami Sunchild In our fast paced world, peace can seem inaccessible at times. Stress and feelings of loneliness begin to seep through and relief appears to be running away from us. Even in our darkest hours, peace is within us; it…