Peace Pancakes

On May 1st, I helped lead a teen retreat focusing on peace and peace activism.  We started off by making “Peace Pancakes” then we listened to prepared remarks from the teens on the subject “For what I would a Nobel Peace prize?”  Then we learned the basic art of drumming and had a drum circle.  And lastly, we watched “The US vs John Lennon.”  It was a really fantastic day and the teens had a both fun and thought-provoking day.  Of course the goal was for the teens to learn more about peace activism and hopefully inspire their budding activist selves.

You might be wondering what is a Peace Pancake and how it leads teens towards that goal.   Continue reading