The Road to Worthiness is Paved with Imperfection

Have you ever met someone who exudes confidence, someone who’s so comfortable in their own skin that you can’t help but feel empowered when you’re around them? They don’t always know the right thing to say and you can bet they’ve made errors in judgment before. But their perceived self-worth isn’t diminished by evidence of their imperfections.

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Emily Rose Barr
The Irresistible Power of Gentleness

In all of our Peacebeams, one way or another we are pointing to kindness, generosity, really the immense and overwhelming power of gentleness. Nothing on this planet is quite so powerful as gentleness, it softens hard hearts, warms where the cold and bitterness of disappointment has settled in, it coaxes great beauty from beneath the ugliness of our rage and fear.

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On Love

Real love doesn’t always look like you think it will.  Films and books often give the impression that love should be dramatic, torturous and difficult. In the West we are very focused on romantic love and many of us spend enormous amounts of time and energy in the pursuit of it.  And it is wonderful.  However, there are other, quieter types of love that are often overlooked. 

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I Choose Therefore I am

Our lives are filled with choices. We consider it a great mark of our civilization this ability to make choices, to have the right to choose. We see it is an exercise in self-determination. I choose therefore I am is the zeitgeist of the times.

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Jane Murray
The Love you Seek

Love is patient, love is kind. Self-love is forgiving of failures and our steadiest companion during moments of doubt. It takes joy in looking in the mirror each day and does not magnify imperfections.

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Emily Rose Barr
Our Heart as a Bridge

We often talk about the heart as the seat of emotions and feelings.  We say things like follow your heart not your head and many of us know that the agony of heartbreak is as much a physical feeling in the chest as it is emotional torment. 

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Karis Lacroix