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All Life is Sacred: A Conversation with John Malloy

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All Life is Sacred: A Conversation with John Malloy

When you commit an act of violence, you are basically disconnecting yourself. You are putting yourself outside the circle.

- John Malloy -

All Life is Sacred: A Conversation with John Malloy

"By the time John Malloy was seventeen, he had moved forty-four times. In his young life as a rolling stone, Malloy learned to rely on himself. Whatever allies and friends he might have begun to cultivate in one place were always torn away by his constant displacement. In schools in New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Oakland, as the new kid, he learned to fight. Every day was a trial. While living in San Francisco he ended up in juvenile hall. Later, he did time for assaulting the perpetrators of a rape. Being unprotected from bullies in school wasn't so different from how it was in jail. The big eat the little. But Malloy was a warrior. It was during his time in jail that something crystallized for him. "I knew that I was going to clean up my mess and spend the rest of my life working in institutions to help take care of the people who no one else was taking care of."" This interview shares more about the lifework and spirit of a remarkable man. { read more }

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Many indigenous people believe that all life is sacred: that the sky, the earth, and its waters are sacred. Nearly one billion of the world's people lack clean, healthy drinking water. This week become more conscious of this gift, and the many other gifts of nature that support you.


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