iACT cultivates peace and respect through interfaith dialogue, service and celebration.
As Memorial Day approaches and we remember those who have sacrificed their lives for our nation, The Red Bench interfaith dialogue program will focus on the notion of “just war.” Unfortunately, violence is a part of the human condition. When is its use justified? How do we reconcile the teaching of our faith traditions with violence? These questions have troubled mankind for millennia. Join
Date: Monday, May 13, 2013, 7:00 PM Venue: BookPeople RSVP for in event on Meetup.com Our next meeting will be Monday, May 13th at 7 p.m. at Book People. Our book for May is Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. ISBN: 978-0615648224 At age 30, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus left their six-figure corporate careers, jettisoned most of their
1. Be generous “Make altruism and giving part of your life, and be purposeful about it,” Yes magazine says. “Researcher Elizabeth Dunn found that those who spend money on others reported much greater happiness than those who spend it on themselves.” And in fact Buddhism has always emphasized the practice of dana, or giving. Giving hasn’t been seen purely as the exchange of material possessions, however; giving
The old saying is true – the older we get, the more quickly time flies! In this flurry of days, weeks, and months passing, we so often neglect to give our attention fully to the tasks at hand – always thinking about what we must accomplish next. We indulge ourselves in over-thinking and slowly drift from the sense of inner peace that slowing down and taking