Posts Tagged ‘war’

Peace is a Woman

When I interviewed Texas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson several years ago she had presented a peace resolution that was pending in Congress. The thinking behind it was that we need to plan for peace like we plan for war. She told me that some of her male colleagues in Congress said they were afraid to […]



Peace and the Gathering Power of Women

September 21 was International Day of Peace and in honor of that day I wrote a blog that is published on the Huffington Post.  Take a look here and I would love to hear your comments.

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Mother's Day

As worthy as the tradition of  honoring mothers as childbearers,  as nurtures, as the caretakers of the future is, the original intent of  Mother’s Day had a higher purpose.   In 1870, American poet and women’s leader Julia Ward Howe established Mother’s Day. Her gesture was   a call for women to wage a general strike to end war. […]

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