Category Archives: Inner Peace

The Night of Shattered Myth, by Swatilekha Roy

Swatilekha Roy is a 2016 Young Writers Contest Notable Finalist who writes from Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Swatilekha’s story caught the attention of our judges with its courage and hope. As one of our judges commented, “Swatilekha reaches for empathy … Continue reading

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How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again, By Lyla June Johnston

The Story of How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again By Lyla June Johnston I spend a lot of time honoring and calling upon my Native American ancestors. I am keenly aware that my father’s people hold a … Continue reading

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Tree, by Azfar Ali Rizvi

Tree By Azfar Ali Rizvi Among other things that almost all children universally share, is a tree. It could be the one in the backyard of our oldest house. The tree you played around. It could be the one you … Continue reading

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World Peace Through Volunteerism, By Brian Wrixon

Building World Peace Through Volunteerism by Brian Wrixon                 “Passage – the act or process of moving through, under, over, or past something on the way from one place to another.”   The title Passage to India has been used … Continue reading

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Loving Through The Truth, By Lyla June Johnston

Loving Through The Truth By Lyla June Johnston It took a lot of strength and courage to admit that what was happening to me was abuse. It was hard for me for two reasons 1) I thought that only weak … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Progress, by Robert Kostuck (Part 2)

The Pilgrim’s Progress (Part Two of Two) By Robert Kostuck Sunday, January 28th, 1945 Now we have rumors of surrender, spoken in hushed voices. What will happen? The Russians will turn to our nation of islands built on the cracked … Continue reading

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VENDOR, By Maxfield Harding

VENDOR (an excerpt) CASUALTY: Crazy and Homeless in New York City – A Memoir By Maxfield Harding   I laughed at my cleverness at escaping life. It was a cold late afternoon in early December on my corner at Fifty-Fourth … Continue reading

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It Is Time, By Lyla June Johnston

It Is Time By Lyla June Johnston  There is this latent, pervasive notion that it is completely acceptable to abandon our otherwise treasured allegiance to brotherhood and kindness as we step into corporate and business realms because “that’s just the … Continue reading

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EVERYDAY PEACE, by Samantha Terrell

EVERYDAY PEACE by Samantha Terrell I’m an everyday kind of person. The youngest of four kids, I grew up in an old farmhouse smack-dab in the middle of a Kansas wheat field where there was dust, and sweat, and homemade … Continue reading

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manifesto, by radhiyah ayobami

Writing for Peace Welcomes Guest Writer, Radhiyah Ayobami   manifesto today i heard a story that made me very happy. in fact, it actually made me feel joy. it was a story about a close sista-friend of mine. i have … Continue reading

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