She offers the following situation from her life and asks how does one respond non-violently?
I'm stealing from my journaling for the training today and want to share with you some thoughts I have on the following situation that has been so familiar in my life experience. Here it is:Read the rest of her post to find more of her reflections on this and other issues that make us feel, well, less than non-violent, and what we can do about it.
Most of us have had a bad day and then expressed our frustration over a relatively minor situation at home. Think of a time when this went badly. Here is an example: You've had a very bad day at work. When you come home, you find that the dishes your partner promised he would do are still dirty. You start yelling, "You're so irresponsible: I can't count on you for anything. Why am I the one who always has to do everything around here? You are such a slob!"
The Creating a Culture of Peace workshop is about this kind of thing.
Thanks to WCYB for a very nice story both on their Sunday evening and Monday morning broadcasts.
Monday Morning (11:38)
Sunday Evening 11 p.m. (17:04)