Category Archives: Peace

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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Pilgrim’s Progress, by Robert Kostuck (Part 1)

The Pilgrim’s Progress (Part One of Two) By Robert Kostuck   Thursday, July 6th, 1944 The Emperor’s decree: all civilians who commit suicide before the arrival of American troops on Saipan will be assured equal spiritual grace in the afterlife, … Continue reading

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Ebola Crisis in Liberia, By Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Another Look at the Ebola Crisis in Liberia By Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Where there is no vision, the people perish…,” yes, that is in the Bible, folks, in the great Proverbs, particularly, in chapter 29, verse 18, and now, I … 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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Why I can’t unsee what I’ve read about 9/11, by Andrea W. Doray

Why I can’t unsee what I’ve read about 9/11 by Andrea W. Doray   I haven’t watched the videos of the recent slayings of American journalists. I read the news accounts and the still photos were horrific enough for me, … Continue reading

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Voice To The Voiceless, by Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

Writing for Peace is excited to introduce three wonderful new members of our advisory panel: Robert Kostuck, Djelloul Marbrook, and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley. Each of our new advisers has achieved an inspiring level of personal integrity in their work, and … Continue reading

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And God Is The Water, By Lyla June Johnston

And God Is The Water When I close my eyes at night I can feel the rock being cut open by water. I hear a grandfather song and it sounds like sand walking down the river bottom. In this song … 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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A Gift of Empowerment, by Melissa Hassard

I grew up in the South, the daughter of a misogynist who physically abused both his wife and her son. I remember spending a lot of time in my room with books and journals, trying to escape the yelling, trying … Continue reading

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Conscientious Objector’s View From The Ground In Israel, by Natan Blanc

A Conscientious Objector’s View From The Ground In Israel by Natan Blanc When I started writing this post, the Israeli government and the “Hamas” organization were on the verge of agreeing on a cease-fire, and ending the current cycle of … Continue reading

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