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Peaceful People: Day 37 of Season for NonViolence (SNV): Mindfulness

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AGNT, SNV, Peace Within, Peace, Graciousness


We are now on the 37th day of the Association for New Thought’s Season for NonViolence, that 64 day period when we explore the traits that help us to BE the peace we want to see.  In the South of the United States, GRACIOUSNESS is a paramount value.  In the South, it is traditionally considered vital to smile pleasantly, whether your sprained ankle hurts or not, whether your allergy is bothering you or not, whether you like all the party guests or not.  It is considered crucial to speak pleasantly, and to hold back any observations or comments that are not positive.  This leads to a lot of smiling and exchange of pleasantries, and it virtually eliminates conflicts. What if everyone, worldwide, adhered to the standard of graciousness in all communication?  What a different world this would be.

Here is AGNT’s contemplation for this day:

 DAY 37 Mar. 7:   The thought for today is GRACIOUSNESS.  Are we willing to make all sorts of gracious concessions on things that do not matter in life and yet stand unshakable on essentials?  To do this, we have to be detached from our opinions.  This doesn’t mean being wishy-washy, or lacking strength in our convictions, but that we cultivate the forbearance not to force our opinions on others.

Today:  I will create a skit with at least three other people to show the difference between graciousness and selfishness.  I will observe and share with the others how graciousness adds to nonviolence.


● Kebba Buckley Button is the author of the 2013 book, Peace Within:  Your Peaceful Inner Core (Second Edition).   It’s a book to keep with you constantly, to quickly recharge your Peace Within, with quotes, photos, and poems that take you directly there!  Kebba is a corporate stress management trainer, and she also has a holistic healing practice.

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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.

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