My Story as an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) by Niena Sevilla

January 29, 2015 9:10 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

This is not just my story. Every Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) has his/her own story to tell. Mine is unlike any other OFW, yet we all have the same dreams and aspirations and our struggles are nearly similar. Our primary … Read More

 
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Mexico: Hard Situation and Hope by Claudia Durán Miranda

January 18, 2015 8:17 am
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

I live in a beautiful country, diverse in culture and with a wealth of natural resources. It is the 4th most biodiverse country in the world and has more than 60 indigenous groups. Sadly, for many years, Mexico has had … Read More

 
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Costa Rica ~ My Decision for a Peaceful Life by Judi Purdy

December 17, 2014 11:01 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

After several travels to Costa Rica on vacation, I became enthralled with the idea of living there. My husband and I discovered that the lower cost of living and healthcare would enable us to retire sooner than we could in … Read More

 
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Who Can Say, “Yes to Life, Yes to Love?” by Sarwat Ali Sidiq

December 5, 2014 5:03 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

Iraq… Between the first land of law And the latest nest of terror Today… Everywhere all over the world, when anyone hears about Iraq, immediately and undoubtedly they imagine bombs, smoke, blood and death. But for those who know about … Read More

 
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What Does Oneness Mean to You? by Lexi Soulios

April 12, 2014 9:30 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

The dictionary defines Oneness as, “the fact or state of being unified or whole, though composed of two or more parts.” A second definition would be, “Identity or harmony with someone or something.” This is what we strive to remind people… Read More

 
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Inner Fortitude for Peace by Ranjeeth Thunga

February 26, 2014 7:46 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

As a world we are trying to find solutions for peace. There are different means we go about this
process. Some of us stand up to corrupt bureaucracy. Others express words of love and harmony.
Others of us engage in diplomacy and negotiations… Read More

 
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The Olympic Spotlight

February 3, 2014 7:41 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

Several of our community members and Ambassadors brought up concerns over our recent promotion of the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games. They raised important issues around equality and civil rights in Sochi, Russia, the hosting city. The author of the … Read More

 
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XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014

January 30, 2014 5:45 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

Sport alone cannot enforce or maintain peace. But it has a vital role to play in building a better and more peaceful world. ~ Dr Jacques Rogge, IOC President, October 2007 The XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014 begins on … Read More

 
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What Moves Us to Violence? How Can We Create Peace?

January 16, 2014 10:03 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

In his book, “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” author Steven Pinker defines Five Inner Demons and Four Inner Angels that drive human behavior between violence and peace. According to Pinker, “aggression is not a single motive, let alone a … Read More

 
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We’re Hard-Wired for Empathy

January 13, 2014 5:12 pm
By The Universal Flag Peace Movement

When you compare human beings with other animals, one of the things that defines us is the great extent to which we cooperate with each other. We work together, we communicate and trade, and we take care of each other. … Read More

 
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