Non-violence in 2010

December 1st, 2010

On this anniversary of the day that a courageous young woman named Rosa Parks refused to change her seat on a bus, I stumbled on this excellent piece called G20 Dharma by Michael Stone.

It begins…”When I search for an image to describe the core of my spiritual practice, the one that presses up through the other narratives of my life is this one: June 26, 2010, carrying my six year old son away from a burning police car in front of a bank tower on Bay Street in downtown Toronto. Three young protesters using “black block tactics” jumped on the roof of the car as my son and I turned away and walked towards the empty street behind us to make our way home.”

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