SNV Daily Affirmation – Day 33, March 3


Day 33, Mar. 3:

Today, I will find the up-side, the half-full, the positive side of whatever I perceive and share only from that perspective.

When someone complains or criticizes today, ask about what’s worthwhile in what they are disparaging, or what they might do to change what they dislike. Thich Nhat Hanh said, “Every action for peace requires someone to exhibit the courage to challenge violence and inspire love.”

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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