Thursday, June 04, 2009

RADIO - WEB programs about LOVE, FORGIVENESS & Peace

Although this item is not specifically about the death penalty - here are some items which surely are compatible with our philosophy here with the prayer that they will bring some refreshment. Don't get burned out - refresh, renew, forgive

The Global Oneness Project and “ubuntu”
June 2nd, 2009

Ubuntu is nothing more than compassion brought into colorful practice.
–Zulu Credo

The web has allowed for incredible global connections to happen. From Playing for Change to The Global Oneness Project, people are finding creative ways to unite people across political and geographical boundaries.

Since 2006, members of The Global Oneness Project “have been traveling the globe gathering stories from creative and courageous people who base their lives and work on the understanding that we bear great responsibility for each other and our shared world.”

In particular, one of their videos explains the African term “ubuntu.” ‘Ubuntu, a traditional African philosophy, recognizes how we are inextricably bound in each other’s humanity. Translated as, “I am because you are,” Ubuntu describes a sense of unity between people through which we each discover our own strengths and virtues.’ Rooted in African culture, ubuntu has a lot to teach those of us from cultures that emphasize individualism.

Another inspiring video is about the Seva Cafe where patrons practice “paying it forward.”

Find these videos and MUCH more at these websites
Seva Cafe - here

The Global Oneness Project: here

Playing for Change: here

LOVE and FORGIVE dot org here Some NEW items are featured!

And also on another site which features LOVE and FORGIVE

Thay Thich Nhat Hanh

About the Image: After 40 years of exile, Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh returned to his native country for a three-month tour in 2004. Here, he speaks at Bo De pagoda in Hanoi. (photo: Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images)

In the radio program, he leads those present on a pilgrimage (at a famous Christian retreat center.)

TUNE IN here

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