WATCH: A Live Reading with Arno Michaelis

Updated: Jun 8

"Because hurt people hurt people. Because when suffering isn't treated with compassion, it seethes and spreads. Because when fear isn't met with courage, it deceives and disconnects humans from humanity. When ignorance isn't countered with wisdom, it festers and takes root in the heart of the fearful. When hatred isn't cradled with kindness, it can corrupt the beauty of existence to the extreme that causing suffering is the only thing that makes sense anymore."


On June 3, 2020, Helium co-founders, Jacob and Ian, had the special opportunity to welcome Arno Michaelis on the company's Instagram Live to discuss his story and hear a passage from his co-authored book, The Gift of Our Wounds. In what was an uplifting, insightful, and inspiring discussion, the three - with input from the audience - talked about the misinformed formation of hate, the importance of understanding thy neighbor, and the necessity of love and forgiveness.


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* Giveaway Details *

Arno has graciously decided to give away TWO FREE, SIGNED copies of The Gift of Our Wounds! Here's how to qualify...


First, follow both Arno (@mylifeafterhate) and Helium Books (@heliumbooks) on Twitter! Then, simply send us a message via Twitter (to @heliumbooks) indicating you'd like to enter the giveaway! It's that easy. Once we receive your message, we'll be in touch! (DEADLINE TO ENTER GIVEAWAY HAS EXPIRED.)


Links to Mentioned References

The Gift of Our Wounds by Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Singh Kaleka

Website

Rent through Helium

Buy on Amazon


My Life After Hate by Arno Michaelis

About

Rent through Helium

Buy on Amazon


Parents For Peace (Extremism Intervention)

Website


Theory of Enchantment

Website


White Right: Meeting the Enemy (Documentary)

Watch on YouTube


For Such a Time as This by Sharon Rishner

About

Rent through Helium

Buy on Amazon


Serve2Unite (Social Awareness Platform)

Website


Arno Michaelis Blog

Blog


Follow Arno Michaelis on Social Media

Instagram

Twitter

LinkedIn




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