A New Beginning

Tuesday the 9th of May I went by train down to Leipzig and on this Wednesday, the Walk2Peace finally resumed! It’s been almost 5 months since I went back to Sweden for the break. Why? So many reasons. One of the most important was to be with my grandmother who was living by herself at[…]

7 Peace Heroes you didn’t know about

Most have heard about Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Mandela. However, our history is full of visionary humans embodying peaceful resistance. Let me share some more of those that have walked the path to peace through their lives: 1. Peace Pilgrim This is the way of PEACE, overcome evil with good and falsehood with truth[…]

What is Peace?

This is a question I have evoked in my mind and heart again and again. A “Koan” for those familiar with the Zen Buddhist term.  A question that yields a continuous stream of answers. Like a tree that yields fruits every new season, every time I repeat the question I receive new fresh answers that[…]

Journey to Peace

Yesterday I published the first video about the peacewalk and why I am walking: I was happy to receive so much support and kind words from people all over the world. Some asked if I have a route. I do. I’ve made a preliminary itinerary in Google Maps. You can take a look at it[…]

My plan for World Peace

Hello World It’s been two months now back in Sweden. Charging my heart with friendship and stillness. It will likely be two more months until I can resume walking from Leipzig, and now I have a plan. A plan for World Peace. Last week I woke up in the morning after a very special dream.[…]

5 steps to Peace 2017

This new year’s Eve I was in central Stockholm, lighting a peace symbol to remind us all that peace is possible. What do we need then? For world peace?  I don’t know the exact formula. But I do know some of the ingredients: sharing our limited resources, making sure everyone has access to good food,[…]

2000km 2Peace

Today its half a year since I took my first steps in Sweden. I started 12th of June. I chose this date because 12th of june 1982, one generation ago, a million people gathered in NY to demonstrate against nuclear arms. My personal demonstration for peace is now entering a different phase.  Today I am going[…]

Wittenberg – Leipzig

The past days I passed through Wittenberg, a town in preparation for the 500 year anniversary of Martin Luther and his thesises. Here’s where Luther made his first steps to bring about a well needed change in the Christian tradition. Coughing and having a cold is no problem when you can stay with such an[…]

Held by the Earth

Last week I left Berlin to continue my walk, passing small villages on my way to the only important destination: Peace The very first day was special. It was late evening when I came to a small village. I asked around for shelter and was met with surprised faces who told me they could not[…]

Bye Berlin!

Thank you so much Berlin for these 3 weeks. It is now more than 5 months since I began my peacewalk and until now I never stopped more than a few days in the same place. However, Just as I was approaching Berlin my feet told me that this is a place where I will[…]