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01

40K for 40 days: Day 16 - What Peace is Not

40K for 40 days: Day 16 - What Peace is Not

Day 16 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media.  I shed a tear or two reading this one... Feel it with me... Peace is hard work, my friends... Peace is going against the grain. It's trying and trying and doing and doing....

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Jan
31

40K for 40 days: Day 15 - School Day of Non-violence and Peace (or DENIP)

40K for 40 days: Day 15 - School Day of Non-violence and Peace (or DENIP)

Day 15 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Shane shares about those quotes... those saying that really shake you. That leaves you thinking...! How many times have we experienced those? Experienced a change of opinion? A ...

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Jan
30

40K for 40 days: Day 14 - School Day of Non-violence and Peace (or DENIP)

40K for 40 days: Day 14 - School Day of Non-violence and Peace (or DENIP)

Day 14 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Shane talks about Shool Day of Non-Violence and Peace and how authenticity and staying true to one's beliefs precedes peace. Thanks, Shane! Read Day 1 here to learn the sto...

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Jan
29

40K for 40 days: Day 13 - Keep it simple silly, it's Sunday

40K for 40 days: Day 13 - Keep it simple silly, it's Sunday

Day 13 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Shane talks to us about how Companionship aids Peace and our Compassionate goals. Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all ...

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Jan
28

40K for 40 days: Day 12 - How Compassion relates to Peace

40K for 40 days: Day 12 - How Compassion relates to Peace

Day 12 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Today we got a great story coming from Ireland, Shane's motherland! Thanks for sharing, Shane! Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via a...

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Jan
27

40K for 40 days: Day 11 - Peace is a Living, Breathing Thing

40K for 40 days: Day 11 - Peace is a Living, Breathing Thing

Day 11 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Breathing... Breathwork... Oh! the power of Oxygen...! Read up, my friends! Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all our social media...

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Jan
26

40K for 40 days: Day 10 - Turning up

40K for 40 days: Day 10 - Turning up

Day 10 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Happy 400 Km, Shane! Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all our social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Linke...

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Jan
25

40K for 40 days: Day 9 - Who said Peace was easy peasy?

40K for 40 days: Day 9 - Who said Peace was easy peasy?

Day 9 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Shane split his 40 k indoors and outdoors. Peace requires work.  Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all our social media platfo...

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Jan
24

40K for 40 days: Day 8 - Sometimes we just don't See it, Feel it, or Realize it because we are Somewhere Else

40K for 40 days: Day 8 - Sometimes we just don't See it, Feel it, or Realize it because we are Somewhere Else

Day 8 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. A beautiful story on parenthood and the magic of children's curiosity. Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all our social media platforms ...

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Jan
23

40K for 40 days: Day 7 - If Peace was treated like an infant, Nature Vs Nurture?

40K for 40 days: Day 7 - If Peace was treated like an infant, Nature Vs Nurture?

Day 7 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. This one goes to the environment and Mother Earth.  Read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! You can reach us via all our social media platforms like Facebook,...

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Jan
22

40K for 40 days: Day 6 - It's Really a Balancing Act.

40K for 40 days: Day 6 - It's Really a Balancing Act.

Here's Day 6 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. This one is very Golden Rule-y, and I'm all for it. You can read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! And Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5. We hope you fee...

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Jan
21

40K for 40 days: Day 5 - Is Peace Earned or Lived and Learned?

40K for 40 days: Day 5 - Is Peace Earned or Lived and Learned?

Here's Day 5 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. You can read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! And Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4. We hope you feel inspired by what is shared during the upcoming days, and if en...

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Jan
20

40K for 40 days: Day 4 - PeaceAble & ResponsAble

40K for 40 days: Day 4 - PeaceAble & ResponsAble

Dear friends of the Charter, Here's Day 4 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. You can read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! And Day 2, and Day 3. We hope you feel inspired by what is shared during the up...

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Jan
20

The Building of a Beloved Community

The Building of a Beloved Community Banner showing part of Martin Luther King's face, title of the article: The Building of a Beloved Community

For those of you who follow the Charter for Compassion and read our newsletters every week, you know that our topics vary greatly. As you may also know, we have just started our 40 Days of Peace program commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Each day, until February 28, we are adding events to our calendar to inform, reflect on an...

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Jan
19

40K for 40 days: Day 3 - Busyness

40K for 40 days: Day 3 - Busyness

Dear friends of the Charter, Here's Day 3 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. You can read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! And Day 2, here. We hope you feel inspired by what is shared during the upcoming day...

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Jan
18

40K for 40 days: Day 2 - Questions

40K for 40 days: Day 2 - Questions

Dear friends of the Charter, Here's Day 2 of the "40K for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. You can read Day 1 here to learn the story behind this series! We hope you feel inspired by what is shared during the upcoming days, and if encouraged e...

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Jan
17

40K for 40 days: Intro and Day 1

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Dear friends of the Charter,  I'm excited to introduce you to our "40Ks for 40 Days" blog series during our Martin Luther King 40 days of Peace Campaign on the Charter's blog and through social media. Shane O'Connor, our newest staff member, has decided to bike 40 km a day during these 40 days.  While on his daily ride...

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Jan
06

Beloved Community

beloved community

"I remember the big white house on Steiner Street, and my little sister Dagmar, and my big brother Nels, and Papa. But most of all, I remember Mama." These were the opening lines from the play, later an early 1950s television series, I Remember Mama, the story of an immigrant Norwegian family living in San Francisco in 1910. The story is told throu...

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