Reflections

Reflections of Growth “We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.” -Taoist Proverb The days seem to be getting shorter and making the time to reflect is summoning us. Peaceful World Foundation hosted our last two conversations of the year which brought about the reflection…

A conversation on financial success and finding peace.

“Don’t count the things you do, do the things that count.” –Zig Ziglar Last Thursday, Peaceful World Foundation along with guest facilitators Janardhan Chodagam from Brahma Kumaris and Taylor Garrett from Pachamama Alliance, hosted a conversation related to where do we begin to sacrifice financial success in order to gain the richness of peace. This…

How can we be more ourselves during the holiday season?

True Colors of a Holiday Season By Helene Szabados Light installations, intricate decorations, event planning and money flying out of our wallets, yes,  it is that time of year for families and friends to get together for food and reflections. Last Thursday, Peaceful World Foundation along with special guest facilitator, Nicola Wagenberg from Cultural Conservancy,…

Entrepreneurship and Peace building

“Invent a business that smiles on the world. …Earn enough for your need but not for your greed, leaving a heritage so that when you die, you will be missed.” -Sami Sunchild How to be an Entrepreneur, 2003 Last Thursday we hosted an engaging conversation, with the topic, “What does it mean to be a young…

Teaching Peace in Schools

By Heidi Majano Our last breakfast conversation was facilitated by two members from two organizations which the Peaceful World Foundation funded this year. Katherine Priore, Executive Director at Headstand and Kathy Grey, Director of Training at No Bully joined our breakfast conversation and engaged in our discussion around the topic of teaching peace in schools. The…

Mindful Leadership

“There is power in choosing.  There is special power in knowing I am the chooser at every moment…” -Sami Sunchild Last Thursday morning we had a table full of eclectic souls, ready to discuss their similarities and differences while also sharing a warm breakfast.  Since we had two guest docents;  Ali Barekat, the Executive Director…