In the world I want to live in all of us take responsibility for creating peace in ourselves as well as in families, communities, between nations, with other life forms and with the Earth.
Peace I'll define as caring for all needs with compassion. Taking responsibility includes asking for help and support as well as committing to learning and practice so we can access the skills and consciousness we choose in moments of conflict.
I'm in touch with a project that's responding to a small, remote village where there has been tremendous violence in the past. Because the village is so small and remote, there is no police force. The army is available to restore order if needed. However, the citizens want to learn how to resolve their own conflicts and have asked for outside trainers to help them gain these skills. This is the world I want to live in.