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Make All Your Relationships a Way to Spread Peace

We notice that sometimes when someone’s relationship breaks up, or they are not in a partnership for a long time, they unsubscribe to this newsletter or stop reading it. So we are taking a look today at that mindset and the issues it may encompass.

Is our path for everybody? How can you use the information we share, whether you are happy or sad, in a partnership or not, struggling through the pain of a breakup or betrayal, or celebrating the passion and support of a mate?

It might seem that we write about relationship, relationship, relationship, yet part of that, of course, involves you as an individual, the act of knowing and growing yourself. What we’re writing about applies to every relationship from family to friends to fleeting contacts.

Click here to find out how, or click here for Phil to read it to you.

I Declare World Peace

Apropos of our theme of spreading peace, we want to draw your attention to a most praiseworthy project that has been inexorably sweeping the globe. Lawrence and Rita Gelber started this project in 2010 and describe it as “a power-of-intention worldwide art experiment that seeks to spread the phrase ‘I Declare World Peace’. The purpose of the project is to raise global peace consciousness.” #IDWP

They recently wrote: #IDWP seeks to obtain videos from every state in the US and every country. We do NOT have any videos from anyone in the following states, so IF you are from one of the following states, and feel comfortable doing so, it will mean a LOT to us if you did one. Thank you.

Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana. Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

We urge you to participate in this wonderful peace effort. They're on Facebook here.

#IDWP You can plug your book, initiative, recent song release, movie, campaign or any other non-porn, non-arms business or project via an I Declare World Peace video. We offer very broad social media exposure. Here is an example.

Successful Relationship Reading Corner


We wrote in this week's blog on making all your relationships a way to spread peace. Here are some articles on how to build better relationships in your life.

Building and Sustaining Relationships "Every relationship is different, but they all matter. If you smile and say hello to the school crossing guard on your way to work every day, you have formed a relationship. That crossing guard may be the one who will be watching out for your kids or grandchildren when they are old enough to walk to school by themselves. The guard will remember you and your warm smile when escorting your child across the street."

5 Ways to Build Stronger Relationships "We all have relationships. We have acquaintances, relatives, colleagues, neighbors and probably some friends. However, for a large percentage of us, many of these relationships are simply not fulfilling. They are unfulfilling because they lack real strength; and they lack real strength because they lack real depth."

5 ways to build a good relationship with anyone "Like most people, I've been working on a few new things. I'm doing more public speaking. I'm experimenting with hot yoga. And I'm trying to build better relationships with the people who matter to me. ... Robin Dreeke is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. Robin combines hard science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to build rapport and establish trust."

Spreading peace one relationship at a time
Phil and Maude
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