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…

Peace can be found in spring cleaning.

By Helene Szabados and Heidi Majano “There is power in choosing, there is special power in knowing I am the chooser at every moment in every situation.”                          -Sami Sunchild, In My Life I Am the Chooser Recently, the Peaceful World Foundation hosted the…

Where can I unload my emotional baggage?

-Helene Szabados The important topics of conversation can sometimes be the most difficult to talk about. Peaceful World Foundation hosted a breakfast conversation Thursday, May 4th, around the topic of emotional baggage. The topic read as follows: “Often times we only pay attention to the material stuff we accumulate over the course of the year.…

Signals of Spring Cleaning

-Helene Szabados The flowers are in bloom, the ducklings are beginning to waddle and the sun is teasing us with its warm rays of light.  Spring time, a time of renewal and preparation. Peaceful World Foundation is delighted to celebrate this season with a new series of conversations, “How much is enough?” Last Thursday, we…

How the Ripples of Self-love can Lead to a Strong Community

By Helene Szabados and Heidi Majano “A candle loses none of its light to light another” –Rumi     Last Thursday, Peaceful World Foundation hosted its last conversation of the Love series. At the start of February, we began this amorous series of conversations with the introspective topic of practicing self-love. From there, we slowly…

The Art of Relationship Building

By Helene Szabados and Heidi Majano Setting up our table bright and early, Peaceful World Foundation was eager to host our breakfast conversation. We warmly welcomed a full table of people from around the Presidio including members of The Pachamama Alliance and Artseed. Due to the cancellation of the last conversation, Peaceful World Foundation chose…