Category Archives: Nonviolence

Adventures in self-love


In the past 6 weeks or so I’ve had the “luck” of several opportunities to practice self-love. But of course self-love was not my first reaction to the situations and I certainly did not think I was fortunate. I got a small tattoo on my hand to remind me of the phrase “L’sheim yichud kudsha […]

Nonviolence and love


“A spontaneous protest with no training behind it and no strategy ahead of it is only the tip of the nonviolence iceberg; merely refraining from physical aggression is only an enabling condition for the full power of nonviolence. When a preliminary effort fails, therefore, we should not jump to the conclusion that nonviolence doesn’t work. […]