Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Friday, August 12, 2011,
July 23, 2011 Today talks proceeded with even more intensity. Even so, there is no question now that a shift is taking place for the better and I am meeting leaders from every faction in the fray. Strong friendships are being forged, friendships that will carry on far beyond this short trip to Jordan. I can see that this will be only the first of many such talks, and I search my mind for possible dates to return to the Middle East. I'm now realizing that I should travel next to Israel and mee... Continue reading ...
Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Wednesday, August 3, 2011,
July 21, 2011 The Sadeen Hotel:
As usual as with all of my peacemaking efforts in the past, I have made an effort to venture out into the public before beginning my work. I do this in order to better understand the people of the land and to learn more deeply about their culture, politics, religion, and daily life. It is my sincere belief that connecting with the spirit of their land and speaking with the animals and the trees and the other inhabitants of their home, and also taking the time to... Continue reading ...
Posted by Nell Rose Phillips on Tuesday, August 2, 2011,
July 20, 2011
I left San Francisco yesterday on Air France, to speak at the first International Conference on Transforming Conflict. The meetings are aimed at shifting Middle Eastern youth away from violence and toward global citizenship and also to discuss the resolution of major Middle Eastern conflicts, such as the Israeli-Palestinian situation. The event is sponsored by the King of Jordan and a number of international organizations devoted to world peace, including, Youth Without Boarders,... Continue reading ...