Sometimes I look like this. At least mentally and emotionally. Like the little frightened and confused Gollum with voices in my head. One voice that talks about love, trust, forgiveness, reconciliation, hope and the other voice – full of fear, mistrust, hopelessness, bitterness, unforgiveness... I talked about being a good listener but there are times…Read more When fear drives out love…
Are you a good listener? Have you ever felt threatened by listening to someone's story? I have a good friend from Siberia, Russia and she helps me to be a better listener. Here is how... First a little side note: Have you ever been to Siberia? I have and I loved it! Some years ago…Read more The threat of listening
What does Coventry, England and Dresden, Germany have in common? Beauty, life and forgiveness out of ashes and destruction! I like history. Blame it on my dad who should be a history teacher. I just wish I had my dad's memory for facts and dates and names and places. You know how they say that…Read more Tale of two cities
If you wanted to study about reconciliation, where would you start? Well, I started with Google search... It can be quite overwhelming to dig through all the resources and information available but eventually I found what I was looking for - School of Reconciliation and Justice (SORJ) in Harpenden, England. I read the introductory statement…Read more Where to begin?