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Peaceful People: Closing Thoughts for the Season for NonViolence (SNV)

© 2013 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM.  World Rights Reserved.

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Congratulations to everyone who read and considered even one of the 64 qualities put forth in this 16th Annual Season for NonViolence (SNV).  Did you become more aware of your own traits and feelings?  Did you find yourself doing anything differently?  Did you write in your journal, or start a new one?  Were you in any way inspired, as Ghandi suggested, to be the peace you want to see?  Did you notice the World changing?  Please send your thoughts; we would like your feedback.

In fact, the World made a number of changes over the last 64 days, including the continuation of the Arab Spring, the rise of China’s first President who began in poverty, and the approval by the UN General Assembly of the Arms Trade Treaty.  Did these things happen because of changing consciousness?

Your thoughts and prayers help.  Daily, ask yourself, “[H]ow can I be at peace?  And how can I be the change I want to see?”  And always hold the vision of a nonviolent World, with a thriving, sustainable peace.

Here now is AGNT’s thought and prayer for the closing of the Season for NonViolence:

CLOSING Apr. 4: Every day, I join others in this prayer for World Peace:

With each kind thought,

each choice for nonviolence,

we plant a seed that shall bloom

to bring forth rich fruit in its Season.

Together, friend, we till the soil and

plant the seeds that all creation may

sing for joy and dance in the

Garden of Peace.

May our prayers and practices

during this Season be but the beginning

of a new culture of peace, security and

joy that shall endure unto our

children’s children’s children.

Amen/And so it is.


● Kebba Buckley Button is a Master’s Degree scientist, a minister, and the award-winning author of  the 2012 book, Peace Within:  Your Peaceful Inner Core (, and Discover The Secret Energized You (  She also has a natural healing and stress management practice and is a celebrated public speaker.

This blog, Peaceful People, is the new home for Rev. Kebba’s articles and movie reviews about the SNV, nonviolence, peace within, and cultivating peace.  Until 2/19/13, her SNV posts and peace movie reviews were at, under the banner of UpBeat Living.  Please enjoy and consider those as time allows.

● Your comments are welcome!

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About Kebba Buckley Button

Kebba Buckley Button is a stress management speaker, author, columnist, healer, stress/pain solutions therapist, and chocolate advocate. She is the author of "Peace Within, Second Edition", the award-winning book, "Discover The Secret Energized You", and several other print and audio products. Kebba has been helping people with stress- and pain release and Joyful Unfoldment(sm) for over 20 years.

4 responses »

  1. Lovely. I realized that I have a violent mouth. I have been working on that. No more “I could slap you” or “I wanted to kick myself” for me.

    • Arwen, wow. Congratulations! Thank you so much for sharing that. I would like to hear from you in a month and even further along, as I believe you will find yourself softening up, experiencing more love and joy, and even losing belly fat. (Sorry, you are probably thin, but I mention that because belly fat is a key place where we store self-hatred and violent comments to ourselves.) All blessings to you.

  2. Peace is definitely something that we should strive for. Thanks for the post!


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