From the FoundersMe and My Dream (inspirational music)
This song, Me and My Dream, is among the first offerings of MusicThatMatters, a project that 10 Million Clicks For Peace co-founder, Rick Beneteau, and Larry Thompson have created to lift the world to a higher place. If you like the music and the message there’s a lot of inspirational content besides the world-class music waiting for you in...The Bulging Right Pocket (New Year article)
Here’s an article by Rick Beneteau that could help set the tone for this brand new year:-) It was one of the worst periods of time in my life. Recently separated, I had just lost custody of my two daughters and was forced to vacate my newly-renovated home (with three days notice) that contained the well-equipped recording studio I had spent two...More From the Founders >
Inspirationally SpeakingHindu Sanskrit Hymn for Peace (peace music)
Watch this Inspirational video of a Hindu prayer for universal love, peace, prosperity and harmony for everyone irrespective of race and religion. Read More →The way we think about charity is dead wrong (inspirational video)
From the TED.com YouTube channel: Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend — not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their...More Inspirationally Speaking >
Contributions from MembersChristmas Story: A True Story of a Holiday Miracle (inspirational article)
This post first appeared in our blog here. Long, long ago, in a small, tropical village in a country far, far away, a little boy lived with his parents in a two room house. He could not have been more than four or five years old and his entire experience of life was limited to the fishing and farming village, his neighbors and friends. It wasn’t...Lights, Camera, Action: 3 Keys To Busting The Winter Blues
No, I’m not recommending that you make your own independent film this Winter. Stay with me here and it will all come to light! Do you literally find yourself getting sick and tired at this time of year, and maybe a little depressed as well? You’re not alone! 78% of the North American population experiences increased fatigue, stress, illness,...More Contributions >
Must-See MediaI was held hostage for 317 days. Here’s what I thought about
From the TED.com YouTube site: Vincent Cochetel was held hostage for 317 days in 1998, while working for the UN High Commissioner on Refugees in Chechnya. For the first time, he recounts the experience — from what it was like to live in a dark, underground chamber, chained to his bed, to the unexpected conversations he had with his captors. With lyricism...Comedians sing and rap about life:-)
Very cool and cleverly edited video called The Big Electron featuring iconic comedians Bill Hicks and George Carlin. Lyrics posted below video. Is this real? Or is this just a ride? Read More →More Must-See Media >
Inspirational Quotes on PeaceIn my work I have chosen the positive approach… (inspirational quotation)
Here is today’s inspirational quote on peace: In my work I have chosen the positive approach. I never think of myself as protesting against something, but rather as witnessing for harmonious living. Those who witness for, present solutions. Those who witness against, usually do not - they dwell on what is wrong, resorting to judgment and criticism...Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity… (inspirational quotation)
Here is today’s inspirational quote on peace: Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity; it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. ~William Faulkner Read More →More Inspirational Quotes on Peace... >
EmpowermentBest of Steve Goodier: Get Ready!
This post first appeared in our blog here. You heard about the sign posted on a rancher’s fence? On the other side of the fence resides the biggest, meanest looking bull you can imagine. The sign is intended to strike fear into the hearts of would-be trespassers. It reads: “Don’t attempt to cross this field unless you can do it in...Spiritual Quotation for Feb 11/2016
Here is this week’s spiritual quote: Following the course of least resistance makes for crooked rivers and crooked men. ~St. Bonaventure Spiritual Quote Read More →More Empowerment >
Environmental PeacePhotographic Stories from the Ocean (environmental video)
From the TED.com YouTube site: Experience the colorful lives of underwater animals through the lens of art photography. Learn about the surprising sex lives of famous animated fish, the bizarre mating habits of punk-rock nudibranchs, and the majestic grace of the largest fish in the ocean. See the adorable playfulness of sea lions up close, and the...Gratitude: Louie Schwartzberg (environmental video)
From the TED.com YouTube site: Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day. (Filmed at TEDxSF.) Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning...More News >
NewsWitness History on Monday!
James Twyman’s peace concert and prayer vigil in ISIS controlled Syria is this Monday. Due to security reasons you must register in order to be notified of the time a day before. You can take part by registering for the Livestream here: http://www.richardbeneteau.com/james/ And DO watch this compelling video to be a part of this historic event… Read More →Will You Be Witnessing History?
I was so moved when I heard that James Twyman was taking the brave step of performing a peace concert and prayer vigil in ISIS controlled Syria that I offered a song to him that I, and my music partner, Larry Thompson, wrote in 1991 and re-recorded late last year to utilize in the event. James has now integrated… Read More →More News >