SingPeace! Wagon Friday through Monday Folklife Commons
"The SingPeace! Wagon is the realization of a lifelong dream of Pushkara Sally Ashford to have a traveling symbol of communal tranquility and musical harmony. It has traveled to events and gatherings all over the Pacific Northwest and was hand-lovingly constructed by a community of volunteers. Ashford will eventually…Continue
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Central to the SingPeace! Earth Pilgrimage are the ElderWild and ElderWise women, the Grandmothers who are finding their voices and singing out on behalf of their children's children and future generations. I will be sharing more of their role in coming posts.
Meanwhile, in the aftermath of the March full moon sweat lodge for women which took place this weekend, I noted a significant change within myself. This experience prompts me to share the following:
Namaste, SingPeace! friends, With the SingPeace! gypsy wagon on the road, we are counting in smiles, not miles. As the journey begins, each of our recent short trips with the wagon has had a celebratory air, full of surprise encounters, challenges and fun.
Steve Habersetzer, the master craftsman who built the wagon, kindly towed the wagon across the water with his '57 Chev pickup.…
Ten Steps to Peace Consciousness
(taken from Peace is the Way, by Deepak Chopra)
1. Change doesn't start on the surface. It's generated from
consciousness. This has been true throughout history. If both Buddhism and Christianity could begin with one person, let us not think in terms of numbers and odds. It may sound grandiose to compare ourselves to great spiritual guides, but we act collectively, as an alliance. Our strength comes from critical… Continue
http://peaceplanetproject.com/blog/ The purpose of Peace Planet Project is to make a conscious shift in our direction as a planet toward PEACE NOW. Join the countless number of Earth's people who know that peace is not only possible, it is happening.
Today, more individuals and organizations than ever before are committed to the practice of peace and the healing of our planet.… Continue
Not surprising to me that neighborly (and family) relations come up early on when we step forward for Peace and Global Harmony. As soon as I signed on to this pilgrimage, a "war" broke out in my neighborhood. Guess what? It was over the use and maintenance of a road that we all share in common. I took it as a test of my commitment to cleanse and free myself of habits that would inhibit or block the peace that is who I am and what I feel I am about in this life. It was an opportunity to stand… Continue
Namaste. Thank you so much for taking time during your busy weekend to support The Yoga Lodge through your actual or energetic presence. Hosting Pushkara’s home-coming, having her exquisite gypsy wagon and talented singers from SingPeace! on site was a…
Pushkara Sally Ashford peeks out the door of her brand new handcrafted gypsy vardo wagon. Ashford is getting ready to wheel out from Whidbey on a pilgrimage for peace. Photo courtesy of Pushkara Sally Ashford
Giving peace a chance By PATRICIA DUFF South Whidbey Record Arts & Entertainment, Island Life Feb 26 2010, 4:10 PM · UPDATED A wagon of peace is rolling home, and its owner would like to invite the community…