Friends of
Peace Pilgrim

A Non-Profit, Tax-Exempt, All Volunteer Organization
PO Box 2207, Shelton, CT 06484
  tel. (203) 926-1581

Online Newsletter

Winter 2007
Number 49

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"Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, hatred with love" -- Peace Pilgrim

Dear Friends of Peace Pilgrim

The midwinter light is soft and casts long shadows as the days now slowly begin to lengthen.  A new year has recently turned and, at Friends of Peace Pilgrim, we are awaiting the delivery of a new printing of our standard book. 

It has been 24 years since the premier edition of Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words first rolled off the presses in January of 1983.   Much has changed in the world since then, but Peace’s life and message continue to inspire friends new and old.  In phone conversations and letters, through email messages and personal contacts, we are daily reminded of the relevance her words have carried into the 21st century...

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Ann Rush Turns 90

Ann Rush at 90
Ann Rush

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The Meaning of Relinquishments
by Mayte Picco-Kline

Our newest board member, Mayte Picco-Kline, has been involved with Friends of Peace Pilgrim for many years.  She is the translator of the Spanish language version of our book and has published Enlace International, a Spanish Peace Pilgrim newsletter, since 1994.  The following article appeared in the October issue of Enlace and is based on an interview between Mayte and Charito Calvachi-Mateyko that was broadcast on ‘Radio Centro’ WLCH, 91.3 FM in Lancaster, Pennsylvania...

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Update on Successful Work Retreat at Peaceful Pathways      

Thanks to all, we had a productive work retreat and gathering of friends at Peaceful Pathways in October. The weather thankfully cooperated, making our outdoor work possible!

Work Retreat

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Peace Pilgrim
Pole Project
Peace Pilgrim Pole

In our last issue we introduced our project that will place poles with Peace Pilgrim’s message in each of the 50 state capitals.  As this issue goes to press, our board is in the process of selecting the final design for the lettering...

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Letters and Email

Our friends share their experiences with Peace Pilgrim's message and how it has influenced their lives.

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Practice: A Few Seconds a Day - by Bo Lozoff

When Peace Pilgrim was awarded theCourage of Conscience award by the Peace Abbey of Sherborn, MA, another of that year's recipients was Arun Gandhi the granson of the great Indian peacemaker Mohandas Gandhi...

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Peace Pilgrim in History
June, 1957
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Thirteen pairs of shoes could tell a story of dedication and service to the world, could they speak. They are the thirteen pairs of shoes Peace Pilgrim has worn in her thousands of miles traveled on foot in a pledges walking tour in Canada and the United States...

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Peace Pilgrim Quote

"I no longer become angry... "


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