SNV Daily Affirmations – Day 23, Feb. 21

7 DAYS OF AFFIRMATIONS FOR NONVIOLENCE IN MY COMMUNICATION

Day 23, Feb. 21:

Today, I practice praise rather than criticism.

 Appreciation helps people know the good that they do in the world.  Today, tell people exactly what they did that met your needs and evoked good feelings in you.  They will know what they do that “works;” they will feel good; and they will know where they stand with you.

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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