Dreaming of Peace

Happy New Year 2015! Dare we imagine that this year could bring peace breakthroughs in relationships we previously gave up on? Which relationships would you most like to see restored this year? Perhaps with your spouse, your parent, your child, your sibling, a previously close friend…? How does such a seemingly impossible reconciliation start? I … More Dreaming of Peace

The Importance of Reconciliation in Conflict Resolution – Part 2

I’m a bit behind on my writing due to moving from the US back to Indonesia, back to our work with local Muslims and Christians pursuing peace.  What a joy to be surrounded by people here who share a common dream for a better world and are willing to put aside their personal prejudices and … More The Importance of Reconciliation in Conflict Resolution – Part 2

The Importance of Reconciliation in Conflict Resolution

Effective peacemaking depends on Conflict Resolution–but Conflict Resolution without Reconciliation is rarely effective. This December I’ll be writing a 2-part blog on this topic.  Part 1 is already written and posted on the website of my good friend and amazing peacemaker, Thomas Davis (who will also soon be a guest blogger on this site!).  Please … More The Importance of Reconciliation in Conflict Resolution