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Beyond writing books and giving presentations, Azim loves to stay committed to his work as a writer. Every month he publishes a newsletter in which he follows his “Musings” and answers a Question of the Month.  The topics range from his expertise in peacebuilding and forgiveness to seasonal topics such as New Year’s mission statements to the rebirth of spring, leadership near elections, gratitude in the fall and more. Here you can find the archive of his newsletters for your reading enjoyment.

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If “Hurt People Hurt People” Can Healed People Heal People?

By teamazim / September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on If “Hurt People Hurt People” Can Healed People Heal People?

There is a popular saying “hurt people hurt people,” which speaks to the cycle of abuse present in our society. But what I have come to believe is the same is true for the healing community. Those of us who do the work of forgiveness, have the opportunity to break the cycle and create a…

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What I learned from Students Behind Bars

By teamazim / September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on What I learned from Students Behind Bars

Recently, I presented two restorative workshops to the inmates at the Federal Prison for Men in Terre Haute, Indiana. I opened with the impact of crime on victims, the domino effect of crime, and how the pain never dissipates. These workshops addressed pain, healthy grieving, accountability, changing behavior, redemption, the forgiveness of others–and more importantly–the…

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Question of the Month: Want to Know More About NACRJ?

By teamazim / August 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Question of the Month: Want to Know More About NACRJ?

The National Association of Community and Restorative Justice promotes effective forms of justice that are safe, just, equitable, sustainable, reparative, and socially constructive, addressing not only crime but conflict, incivility, injustice, and all forms of harm. NACRJ hosts the biennial National Conference of Community and Restorative Justice and provides support for members. “Shaping Justice for the 21st…

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Monthly Musing: Using the Tenets of Restorative Practices to Transform Society

By teamazim / August 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Monthly Musing: Using the Tenets of Restorative Practices to Transform Society

Having recently returned from the NACRJ (National Association of Community and Restorative Justice) conference held in Chicago, I am still feeling the high vibrations from that experience. The TKF team, which included Tasreen, Benita, and Tony, proudly presented on TKF’s Safe School Model. I was their surprise guest speaker! It was one of the most inspirational meetings…

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Question of the Month: Can You Change the Way You View Challenges?

By teamazim / July 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Question of the Month: Can You Change the Way You View Challenges?

Can You Change the Way You View Challenges? Below is a letter from a school student who heard me present. The message and true transformation I embody helped her to change and reframe her challenges to the point that she set her life on a new trajectory as a result. if she can achieve this,…

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Monthly Musing: Reframing Hardships

By teamazim / July 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Monthly Musing: Reframing Hardships

With a heavy heart, I write my monthly newsletter to you, having heard the news of more senseless killings and other devasting challenges in societies around the globe. I hope that this musing plants a seed in your mind and soul to rise above the debilitating emotions of anger, resentment, and despair and inspires you to…

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Question of the Month: What Action Can We Take to Thwart Future Gun Violence Events?

By teamazim / June 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Question of the Month: What Action Can We Take to Thwart Future Gun Violence Events?

We have over 400 million guns for 320 million inhabitants. Access to guns is easy even for young people. While I wish we could outlaw automatic weapons like AK 15 and the Midnight Special easily acquired in every community immediately – that may prove difficult in our culture because of the 2nd Amendment and the…

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Monthly Musing: The Tragedy of Inaction

By teamazim / June 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Monthly Musing: The Tragedy of Inaction

The seasons continue to change and many bright opportunities rest on the horizon of our lives now that some of the stress around the pandemic has lifted. I, for one, have been excited to return to in-person events and keynotes in 2022. However, we are now not only navigating a new world of health protocols but…

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Question of the Month: Why Focus on Forgiveness at Your Event?

By teamazim / May 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Question of the Month: Why Focus on Forgiveness at Your Event?

Having traveled the world speaking and doing workshops and interviews over the last 25+ years in the realm of forgiveness, I see that most people are either holding resentment about what has happened to them or experiencing guilt about what they have done to another. We cannot be mired in either of these two places…

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Monthly Musing: Leadership for the Greater Good

By teamazim / May 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Monthly Musing: Leadership for the Greater Good

Spring has sprung in Southern California, and although the season of renewal is in blossom for many of us, there are aspects of modern life that could easily bring heaviness to our hearts. As we grapple with the war in Ukraine and the societal pressures to address diversity, equity, and inclusion many organizations, individuals, and…

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