We have to dig deeper spiritual roots, practicing contemplative nonviolence. We have to take time for quiet meditation with the God of peace. — John Dear Read Prophets: Weekly Summary
I sense the urgency of the Holy Spirit, with 7.5 billion humans now on the planet. Our future is either nonviolent or there is no future at all. — Richard Rohr Read Taking Jesus Seriously
The root of violence is the illusion of separation—from God, from Being itself, from being one with everyone and everything. — Richard Rohr Read The Root of Violence
It’s almost impossible for an American to see colonization, capitalism, or consumerism as problematic. Our culture is built upon the lie of scarcity. — Richard Rohr Read The Inevitable Spiral of Violence
Living a nonviolent life is no easy task; it is not simply pacifism. It requires courageous love, drawn from the very source of our being. — Richard Rohr Read Courageous Nonviolence
Practicing nonviolence means claiming our fundamental identity as the beloved sons and daughters of the God of peace — John Dear Read Beloved Children of God
Jesus undercut the basis for all violent, exclusionary, and punitive behavior. He became the forgiving victim so we would stop creating victims. — Richard Rohr Read Healing Our Social Wounds
Before God the Creator and the Sanctifying Spirit, I vow to carry out in my life the love and example of Jesus. — Eileen Egan and John Dear Read Nonviolence: Weekly Summary
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