Roots of Peace, Seeds of Hope
by maggie davis
"A beautiful book, both to hold and look at—and especially in its spirit."
- Howard Zinn, author of People's History of the United States
"Written in the spirit of Albert
Schweitzer's principle of 'Reverence for Life', Roots of Peace will be an inspiration to many who aspire to such an ethic in their
"Roots of Peace needs to be
in the schools. What a timely, important message for children and adults,
too, who have been brought up in this society. This is a book for every
young person, parent and teacher."
"A friend gave me a copy of Roots
of Peace, Seeds of Hope. What an extraordinary gem! I am anxious
to use copies in our Montessori Adolescent Program. We have developed
a Peace Curriculum which is compelling; your little essays fit beautifully."
"In its simplicity and directness,
this book provides a profound education in the way of peace. It evokes
the changes we all need to embrace to become peacemakers."
"The best course on right living
for children in print . . . Roots of Peace, Seeds of Hope is
a great healing and lives its titles' promise."
"A difficult story told with great
sensitivity—one that we as well as our young people need to know. We
hope Roots of Peace receives wide distribution."
"A beautiful book."
"I hope that many will read Roots
of Peace, Seeds of Hope and benefit from the wisdom there. The information
contained in the writing should be known and understood by all persons,
of whatever race."
"Just as a great tree can grow from
a single seed, this book reminds us that we must face the future with
hope. Like that single step which begins the journey to the mountaintop,
Roots of Peace, Seeds of Hope is a book which starts us in the right
"Roots serves as a gently stirring guidepost on the path to peacemaking. Its message is full of love and wholeness and essential to those who consider themselves part of the Peace Movement." - Lewis M. Randa, director of the Peace Abbey, an Interfaith Retreat Center for Peacemakers from around the world
"Roots of Peace is a very
important book, not only for children and young people, but for all
of us who read to them. It is a blessing to All-Our-Relations."
"Congratulations on a work of high
"Beautifully written, passionate
plea for a saner future."
should be more books like this."
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