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Sacred Heart
Deconstructing Rivalry

A Risk of Forgiveness

In Uvalde, TX, Fatima Abraham's grace towards the gunman's mother inspires us to reflect on our own impulse to blame.
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Deconstructing Rivalry

Walking with Onics

From our friends at Street Psalms: Onics Bukenya models the dignity and wholeheartedness that shape a creative peacebuilder.​
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Sisters resting there heads together in a park
Deconstructing Rivalry

Crafting unRivalrous Space

Crafting unRivalrous Space Lyle Enright Why does our networking so often look more like throwing parties and making space for the unknown? When I try ...
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Painting of Iván el Terrible
Deconstructing Rivalry

On The Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Our Chief Operating Officer, Jason Ferenczi, has spent extensive time in both Ukraine and Russia. Here, he speaks for himself and the unRival Network Team ...
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Julijana Tesija, photographed by Antun Balog at sunset in Osijek, Croatia near the Drava River.
Deconstructing Rivalry

The Promises of Open Wounds

“These stories are tiny but amazing,” Julijana says. “They radiate potential. But it all starts by recognizing the wounds of the other, by not being ...
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Joel Aguilar photographed with a view overlooking Guatemala City.
Deconstructing Rivalry

The Struggle of Beauty

It is Joel Aguilar's fervent hope that a nonviolent "human catechism" might transform the streets of Guatemala City--because, as he says, "beauty deserves to live ...
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Sharon Enright, 70, is seen on September 8, 2021 in a park on a warm day in Madison Heights, Michigan.
Deconstructing Rivalry

My Brother, My Keeper

A new grandmother reflects on her embattled relationship with her alcoholic father, and on her older brother's determination to cultivate a peace that passed understanding.
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Deconstructing Rivalry

Pessimism & Hope

UnRival exists to build meaningful connections among those doing this lonely but essential work of creative peacebuilding. We are moving slowly, listening carefully to unheralded ...
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