Kings Bay Plowshare 7

“A just and peaceful world is possible when we join prayers with action. Swords into Plowshares!”  The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 On April 4, 2018, fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, seven individuals–Carmen Trotta, Patrick O’Neill, Steve Kelly, Liz McAlister, Martha Hennesy, Clare Grady, Mark Colville–entered the Kings Bay Naval Submarine BaseContinue reading “Kings Bay Plowshare 7”

The Call to Be Instruments of Peace

In September, I had the pleasure of hanging out downstairs with my daughter Amy, mother of my two youngest grandchildren ages 5 and 8.  We’d had a hectic week and were both enjoying the quiet of my little basement apartment. Not only had we experienced a hectic week, but the world had been challenged byContinue reading “The Call to Be Instruments of Peace”

The Ribbon Around the Pentagon

For inspiration we look back to 1985 when thousands of people gathered in Washington DC to wrap a symbol of Peace (The Ribbon) around a symbol of war (The Pentagon). Carried by loving hands, The Ribbon was made up of over 25,000 individual segments and stretched for 15 miles. People from many religious, philosophical, ethnic,Continue reading “The Ribbon Around the Pentagon”