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

By Helene Szabados “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,…

Preparations

By Helene Szabados Digging through archives and the storage unit, Peaceful World Foundation has been preparing for the launching and reception of The Life and Times of Sami Sunchild.  We have been planning this event since the beginning of the year. Excitement is brewing for this event, as we step into our role as a…

What is your Legacy?

Boys’ Brunch By Helene Szabados “Believe in butterflies. If they can fly a thousand miles, think what you can do. You are alive so celebrate every moment. Discover what the world needs that you believe in with all your heart, a service you are really good at and love most to do. Do that…”  …

Shared Experiences

By Helene Szabados “Solidarity is a beautiful word because it means that you reach out to those who are different from you and who have to cope with different circumstances because we recognize that we all share the same human needs and same values.”  -Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese opposition leader & Nobel Peace Prize…

What do we look for in a friend?

By Helene Szabados “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”  -Unknown If I have over 500 friends online, why am I so lonely? As human beings we are naturally social creatures.  According to American journalist…

Breakfast Conversation

By Helene Szabados  “Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” -Jelaluddin Rumi, 13th century   In our reactive society, it can be challenging to find the most appropriate ways of responding to everyday situations.  Last week, Peaceful World hosted another breakfast conversation in the San…