Deep listening is an act of surrender

Is there an opponent in your life you want to engage, or need to? You don't need to think of your worst opponents. Perhaps someone who makes you ask: How do we listen when it's hard? 

This week's toolkit is on how to LISTEN to opponents. 

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A story of forgiveness and reconciliation

An important update in a story of forgiveness and reconciliation for Rana Sodhi and the man who murdered his brother more than two decades ago.

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Rage protects that which is loved

Our rage is a powerful source of information and energy. And when we can find a safe container to process this rage, we can be in relationship with it, learn from it, focus it.

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Valarie’s Address at Meadville Lombard Theological School

On May 15, 2022 Valarie Kaur was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School. These are her remarks.

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Grieving in the wake of Buffalo

How to feel fresh grief when we are already in grief? How does the heart expand, instead of shut down?

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How we fight

In the third installment of our spring-summer series, we explore what it means to FIGHT to protect those in harm’s way. It begins with tapping our own sense of power.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This Mother's Day, honor those who have mothered you well with our one-of-a-kind revolutionary love gifts!

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One year ago today…

A massacre in Indianapolis took eight lives, four were Sikh. This is how we rose up.

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A special visit with Shepard Fairey

Valarie joins legendary artist Shepard Fairey in his art studio for a conversation about art and activism and what love has to do with it.

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Our Angel Island Visit

I never visited the barracks where Baba Ji was held — never knew I could — until I was invited by Grant Din, who has worked to keep the island’s memory.

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How to be brave with your grief

This is a time of unprecedented grief -- pandemic, climate crisis, racial violence, economic pain, and war. Here is your toolkit for everything you need to be brave with your grief.

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