Traditions, Transitions and Teen Spirit

By Marcus Lorenzo Penn On November 7, 2018 at the San Francisco Tides Converge Atlantic Room, we held our most recent PWF Lunch Conversation.  This conversation was under the facilitation of one of our 2018 grantees from “Friends of the Urban Forest”, Education Manager Alex Javier.  Also in supportive attendance were representatives from No Bully,…

Exploring religion and spirituality

By Helene Szabados We want to be part of something that gives us purpose, guidance and faith but what measures do we take to achieve universal connection? Peaceful World Foundation hosted a conversation with the objective to explore what role religion and spirituality have in our lives. We welcomed guests from around Tides’ Converge including,…

Me, my stuff and I

By Helene Szabados “Actually, this is just a place for my stuff, ya know? That’s all; a little place for my stuff. That’s all I want, that’s all you need in life, is a little place for your stuff, ya know?I can see it on your table, everybody’s got a little place for their stuff.…

How do we begin to explore relations?

By Helene Szabados   In our concrete civilization, it can be challenging to find authentic ways to relate to nature. We must practice going beyond our societal walls to see that we are nature and our relationships with the natural world are representations of our self-care. Peaceful World Foundation hosted its first conversation of the…

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…