SNV Daily Affirmation – Day 43, March 13

7 DAYS OF AFFIRMATIONS FOR NONVIOLENCE IN DAILY LIVING

Day 43, Mar. 13:

Today, I treat the elderly I encounter with respect and dignity.

See the beauty of the elders today and take a moment to visit with them.  Ask an older person today what s/he has learned since being your age, and use that answer to understand the person and yourself better.   Knowing that you will, sooner that you thought, be in their shoes, extend the kind of attention you will one day wish to receive.

 

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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