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Days of Presidents & Remembrance

Posted on: February 12, 2014

  • Lincoln’s Birthday, Feb, 12 | Presidents’ Day, Mon., Feb. 17 | Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22

The Presidents’ Days offer an opportunity to remember two great Presidents and, in the process, to consider important qualities of political leadership. READ MORE

Remember the story of Japanese-American internment during World War II.  READ MORE

What’s NOW with SLW!

Simple Living 101 Social Media Supplement: Blog #1 – Intro  |  My personal experience and preferences… READ MORE

Valentine’s Day  (art & text can be used as bulletin inserts) | 3-A537–Death Penalty | 3-A539–Human Rights: An Affair of the Heart | 3-A542–First Valentine (above) | 3-A549–Prisoners of Conscience

  • Simple Living 101: Tools for Activists (shy or bold) + Jerry’s Excellent Adventure – Feb. 1 SLW! Podcast | Sharing the Joy of a Simpler Lifestyle Through Speeches, Workshops, Events, Study/Action Groups, Simplicity Circles and Social Media

What’s Coming

What’s Happened

  • Simpler Living Alternative Daily Calendar – Feb. 13 – “If I give away all my possessions… but do not have love, I gain nothing.” – from I Corinthians 13. What keeps me from giving the gift of myself more often? What non-material gifts could I gave on the various gift-giving occasions during the year? (from Trek)

What Others Are Doing

More Resources

Check out a few of these thought-provoking, timely resources that might meet your personal, family or congregational/group needs. They’re all FREE.

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Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

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