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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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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Judging requires a closed heart while forgiveness requires an open heart. Anger, resentment, and guilt reside in a closed heart. Joy, love, and peace live in an open heart. We get to make the choice. I work hard at always living with an open heart–as one of the participants, Libby, in my last online masterclass reminded…Read More
(Written by Tariq Khamisa in 1992 -while high school) I have many aphorisms that I base my life on. Out of them, I have picked six, which I feel highlight my morals and self-worth best. My first aphorism that I live by is “Hang in there when the odds are against you.” I feel that this quote has helped me a lot…Read More
Forgiveness is highly misunderstood. Forgiving someone for the harm that they have caused does NOT condone the behavior; it is an act of self-care in that it frees YOU from the anger, blame, and resentment that you are carrying because of someone else’s actions. It frees your mind and heart to feel and experience immense…Read More
How Do You Turbo-Charge Your Sense of Purpose? As you build your resolutions and life’s mission be sure to also include time to focus on service. Serving others to create a better world for our children and future generations is one of the most rewarding actions and goals we can undertake for it benefits everyone…Read More
In a time that is marked by historical division and unparalleled challenges worldwide, we have a great opportunity to be the change that is so much needed in the world. As many have suggested in response to current affairs, the best way to create change is from the inside out. Whether you are working on…Read More
I often get asked how I had the strength and faith to forgive what many people perceive to be an unforgivable offense. People have often said that they admire my choice to forgive my son’s killer but that they would not have been strong enough to do so themselves. The truth is, everyone is strong enough…Read More