Sihaya Ansibod (Jobee Basas) flew to New York last 14 August to attend the Indigenous Values Conference which is being held 18-19 August 2018 in Syracuse University, New York. She is travelling with Joseph ‘Ka Boyet’ Ongkiko, one of our senior consultants at PeaceBuilders Community.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/08/18/sihaya-ansibod-and-ka-boyet-are-on-a-learning-tour-in-turtle-island/
Coffee For Peace (CFP) and the Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST) are working together to generate new knowledge on environmental protection and social transformation.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/08/09/cfp-and-spamast-are-now-partners-in-inclusive-development/
As faith-based conflict transformation workers here in Mindanao, we continually remind ourselves that the everyday reality we experience is a harmonization of spiritual and physical realities. Our courage is based on a faith conviction that the Spirit of the Creator is the highest and the most powerful Spirit in this harmonized reality.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/07/31/biblical-nonviolence-is-based-on-a-holistic-view-of-reality/
While praying for peace, I joined the civil society organizations in Davao City who gathered together to publicly support the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Here, I was responding to a couple of interview questions by a local television reporter.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/07/11/praying-for-our-legislators-as-they-deliberate-on-the-bangsamoro-basic-law/
This morning, Joji and I celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary. We did this in the midst of sadness because her mother passed away three days ago. We helped in leading the funeral services. What a paradoxical day!
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/07/01/reflective-notes-during-a-paradoxical-day-of-marriage-and-life-celebration/
Justice-Based PeaceBuilding Joji and I are constantly faced with enormous instances of social injustices. Indigenous Peoples are being pushed out of their ancestral domains by state and non-state armed forces. Local farmers are pushed deeper into poverty due to unjust trading manipulations by the rich and powerful. Government promises of autonomy and right to …
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/06/28/being-jesus-witnesses-in-the-context-of-historical-injustices-part-3-of-3/