SNV Daily Affirmation – Day 20, Feb. 18

7 DAYS OF AFFIRMATIONS FOR NONVIOLENCE IN MY COMMUNICATION

Day 20, February 18:

Today, I talk less and listen more.

Today focus less on what you wish to say and take time to listen to the feelings behind someone else’s words.  Being fully present for the conversation and interested in what that person is saying is a practice of nonviolence.

 

We learn to practice nonviolence one step at a time, one choice at a time, one day at a time.  This is how each of us, in our own way, moves the world in the direction of peace.  This is the Season for Nonviolence.

This is a part of 64 days of affirmations commemorating the Season for Nonviolence, the span of days between the deaths of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.  These writings have been adapted from 64 Days and Ways to Practice Nonviolence by the Global New Thought Movement and Compassionate Activism for Global Healing by the Association for Global New Thought and added to by Tanya Mayer and Paul Friedman. They are grouped in 9 categories: nonviolence toward self, in close relationships, in my communication, in recreation, in my perspective of others, in daily living, in work, for mother earth and in our world.

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