AFGHANISTAN: Breaking bread in Kabul

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Here in Kabul, over breakfast with Afghan Peace Volunteers, or APVs, we easily recalled key elements of the conflict resolution and peer mediation “train the trainers” workshops that Ellis Brooks, with Voices for Creative Nonviolence-UK, had facilitated a week ago. Peer mediators make “promises” before beginning … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: Breaking bread in Kabul

AFGHANISTAN: Borderfree

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of PeaceHere in Kabul, Sherri Maurin and I are guests of the Afghan Peace Volunteers’ recently formed live-in community for young women. Hollyhocks in the garden reach as high as the second floor of our living space.  Rose bushes, morning glories and four-o-clocks have bloomed, and each day … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: Borderfree