Category Archives: Young Advisers

D.M. Aderibigbe Joins Advisory Panel

Writing for Peace welcomes D.M. Aderibigbe to our panel of young advisers and Youth Summit keynote speakers. Aderibigbe was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He graduated with a BA in History and Strategic Studies from University of Lagos in 2014. His … 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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Staunching Wounds, By Richard Krawiec

  Staunching Wounds By Richard Krawiec   Recently I met with a group of women who had suffered terrible transgressions and losses in their lives from an early age. Deaths of loved ones, violent rape and abuse, humiliations by friends … 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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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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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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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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My Mother’s Funeral, A Review by Robert Kostuck

MY MOTHER’S FUNERAL by Adriana Páramo CavanKerry Press, 2013, 258 pp., $21.00, ISBN 1-933880-39-2 A Review, by Robert Kostuck In My Mother’s Funeral, Adriana Páramo slips between her mother Carmen’s life before children, her own childhood memories, and the present—wake, … Continue reading

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Diminishing The Hatred Between The Two Peoples, by Natan Blanc

My name is Natan Blanc and I am 20 years old. I live in Haifa, Israel. When I was 13 my city was hit by missiles during the second Lebanon war. We had only a few minutes to run to … Continue reading

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Who Will Stand With The Innocents? by Sam Hamill

Who Will Stand With The Innocents? By Sam Hamill Fifty years ago, I found myself in the war-ravaged former nation of Okinawa, where some of the fiercest battles of the Pacific War had taken place, and where I began to … Continue reading

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