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Kathleen Jacobson

Kathleen Jacobson is a volunteer through a local interfaith group offering support to Syrian Refugees settling in Southern California.

Kathleen Jacobson is a Unitarian Universalist and a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids, a worldwide group dedicated to practicing, teaching, and developing Druidry as a valuable and inspiring spirituality.This informs her peace work as an expression of her spirituality. She is involved in interfaith peace work in her community. Through this work she began a volunteer project with a Syrian refugee family living near San Bernadino California. The interaction with this family has taken Ms. Jacobson on a journey of love and friendship that has let her to examine her own culturally held beliefs. She is "Standing on the Side of Love" http://www.standingonthesideoflove.org/ Ms Jacobson is a student of Japanese Tea Ceremony through the international Chado Urasenke Tankokai associations of the Urasenke school in Kyoto, Japan. The international outreach was created by her hero SEN Genshitsu, to promote Peace throughout the world with the practice of serving tea. Sen Genshitsu summed it up in the words, "Peacefulness through a Bowl of Tea."http://www.urasenke.or.jp/texte/ Kathleen Jacobson is a published poet, amateur dancer and artist. Her favorite quote is from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama: Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. ~Dalai Lama Ms Jacobson works in the medical field.

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