Category Archives: Honoka’a Peace Day

Peace Now (Peace Week 2018, Honoka’a)

  We are living in difficult times, with much social upheaval. I despair at the rancor we show each other, and wonder when we will become civil again. It was with this backdrop that I welcomed our little town’s celebration … Continue reading

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Meditation, fellowship and the dentist

Sunday, I attended an all-day, silent meditation retreat as part of Peace Week in Honoka‘a. I love that the Peace Committee always includes a Day of Mindfulness with Peace Week. This year Gavin Harrison, (http://gavinharrison.net/ ) Buddhist Monk, author, and … Continue reading

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Our little town invites world peace

The Peace Day activities in Honoka‘a boggle my mind. It’s amazing what a little town can do when we set our mind to it. Of course there’s the Peace Day Parade, though the most memorable participants this year were my … Continue reading

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The ones left behind

I am grateful that suicide has not touched my life. Except for an acquaintance from high school, no one I know has committed suicide. But twice as many people commit suicide every year than die of HIV/AIDS, 40,000. In my … Continue reading

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