"My heart was stirred from my earliest memories as a child, sitting on my dad's lap as he read me stories. I would ask him, "Please Daddy tell me stories of when you were in the army?" There were handsome, loving pictures around the…"
In which state do you live? (Please provide the full spelling, not the state abbreviation.)
What first attracted you to peace activism?
Since I was a child I knew War is not the answer to conflict. My Faith in Jesus tells me to "Put down the sword"
I am a teacher and believe conflict resolution needs to be a greater part of the curriculum.
And as a member of Pax Christi the Catholic Peace movement I randomly chose to buy some buttons...one of which said, "We need a Department of Peace" because I had just written President Obama saying those exact words, not knowing there was an organization called "The Peace Alliance". A women came up to me and asked where I got the button and proceeded to tell me about it and gave me some brochures.
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