Extended Family ModelFamily is not only vital to the spiritual well-being of the individual, but also to building a peaceful society, nation and world. The family is where principles are transformed into practice and become the values we live by.
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“The original nature and experience of women strengthens social cohesion and is essential to realizing the dream of establishing One Family under God.” –Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon “Peace begins in the home!” Encompassing the importance of family in establishing world...read more
“Current research by numerous neuroscientists, psychologists, and sociologists support the conclusion that, in general, women have a greater capacity for empathy, compassion and the understanding of others’ hearts. These qualities motivate women to aid in...read more
“In the home, peace is more than a concept or an ideal. It is visible, it is substantial, and can be felt emotionally, physically, spiritually. As such, it becomes a lived daily reality.” Dr. Jun Sook Moon, Chairwoman, Global Peace Women, Global Peace Convention 2014...read more
I watched my mother silently from the kitchen. She stood smiling at the dining table as she neatly folded a once-ordinary large paper napkin into a beautiful flower and set it next to my father’s dinner plate, repeating the process twice more for her daughter and...read more
In efforts to understand and counter violent extremism, governments, think tanks and institutions are beginning to recognize the role of the family in preventing radicalization. A recent report by the Rand Corporation studied youth in the West Bank and came to the...read more
"Dia what are you doing?" Vandy asks the young man pointing a gun at him. Dia, who had been kidnapped and trained to become a child solider tries his best not to acknowledge Vandy, his father. “You are a good boy who loves soccer; who loves school. Your mother loves...read more