Archive | December, 2016

“It is better to have failed gloriously in pursuing a worthy and noble cause, than never to have tried at all.”

30 Dec

Clip offers glimpse of inspiring story

24 Dec

Unsung Heroes: People Shining a Light in a Sometimes Dark World

Trailer of new documentary sharing journey of Christchurch cancer survivor Jake Bailey released

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=11770973

PS

“Be gallant, be great, be gracious and be grateful for the opportunities that you have”.

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Girl’s posts offer ‘real’ insight into life in Aleppo, say study authors

21 Dec

Aleppo is our problem: Rachel Smalley

21 Dec

The International Correspondent: Peace Pursuit

Rachel Smalley: Duff talking guff – Aleppo is our problem

http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/bayleys-early-edition/opinion/rachel-smalley-duff-talking-guff-aleppo-is-our-problem/

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11770818&ref=NZH_fb

Because we’re all connected through our shared humanity (‘ubuntu’ – thanks, Desmond Tutu), Aleppo, Syria and the Middle East IS the world’s and humanity’s problem …

to be solved…somehow!

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“I dream with a passion for the reduction (even slight) of hatred in today’s turbulent and uncertain world.”

15 Dec

I (We) Must Not Hate!

https://peacepursuit.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/i-dream-with-a-passion-of-turning-hatred-into-love-6/

HOPE:

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

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Why ISIL Will Fail on Its Own

14 Dec

“You don’t make peace with your friends; you make peace with your enemies.”

13 Dec

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

“You don’t make peace with your friends; you make peace with your enemies.”

from http://www.peacepursuit.wordpress.com

Where is the will, the perseverance and setting up, creating the right conditions for a peaceful settlement in Syria

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A Model, A Possible Template for Peace Negotiations Around the World

Here in far-off ‘little tranquil’ New Zealand my heart bleeds for the tragedy of Aleppo today!

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picture from http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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