Monthly Archives: July 2014

Low level violence and killing insects

I was so overjoyed to see my first fruit fly this year. After a very harsh winter with all the green life buried under several feet of snow, I was really overjoyed. Such a feeling of relief and gratitude washed … Continue reading

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Too much noise: Not being allowed quiet time is a low level violence

I’m with a kindergarten class of 25 children. They’re loud, boisterous, having fun playing at activity time. A student teacher is trying to calm them down. Unsuccessfully trying to bring down the level of hilarity, loud voices, and achieve a … Continue reading

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Tithing and the low level violence of giving too little at church

            In the success literature it’s an important principle: to give away 10% of what you make. In many of the texts – be it Jim Rohn, Brian Tracy or T. Harv Ecker you will find recommendations to the effect … Continue reading

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The low level violence of going against your own beliefs

I knew a woman who was working as a volunteer for a politucal party, very devoted, very giving person but she was constantly on edge. Constantly out of herself, you could say, always reaching out to do for others in … Continue reading

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Not taking care of yourself is a low level violence

          There’s a friend of mine who’s elderly, incontinent and having major issues around self care. On him it’s obvious, because you walk into his apartment and the floor is awash with stale urine. Someone’s missing a few beats there … Continue reading

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