Peacemaking & Nonviolence


By December 24, 2015February 24th, 2018No Comments

“Tapestry of Life.” Polychrome relief-block print by © Stephen Alcorn.

I’ve been receiving so many wonderful holiday greetings! Thanks to everyone.

This image by Stephen Alcorn celebrates the diversity that is built into our world. It is not a threat. It is our teacher.

Another friend wrote from France to inform me:

… this year (because of the lunar calendar), the birth of the prophet Mohammed falls on the same day as we celebrate the birth of Christ [who is, by the way, a prophet in Islam]….  If the prophets can manage to get it together, shouldn’t their followers figure out a way to do so also?  (sigh)

If only!

Some people out there are certain that we are in the End Times, of one variety or another. I prefer to believe, with Winona LaDuke, that “The Beginning Is Near.” This image comes from her latest e-update from Honor the Earth.


Deep peace,


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Phyllis Cole-Dai

Phyllis Cole-Dai has authored or edited eleven books in multiple genres, including historical fiction, spiritual nonfiction and poetry. She lives in Brookings, South Dakota, USA.