SNV Daily Affirmation – Day 34, March 4


Day 34, Mar. 4:

Today, I look beyond stereotypes and prejudices.

In war, the enemy’s humanity is reduced by referring to them with demeaning names.  When someone refers to a person in terms of the group they are in, their gender, race, age, or appearance, they are tilting towards a “violent” perspective.  Add that the person is actually a unique individual, not just a member of another group.


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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