One way I try to be nonviolent is ...
By supporting political candidates who advocate nonviolence.
By praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and reminding myself how merciful and compassionate God has been to me.
By searching for the motives behind opponents' actions and trying to understand their side.
Mary P. Sanady
West Hartford, Conn.
By serving on a social justice committee.
Margaret Van Valkenburgh
By reading Thomas Merton's work. I am inspired by the nonviolent stand he took and am trying to imitate him.
By strategizing possible confrontations and planning my reaction.
By solving small problems before they become big problems.
By trying to be a calming influence on the people around me.
Mount Laurel, N.J.
By walking away if things get too heated and letting go of my need to be right.
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