James O’Dea

James O’Dea

James O’Dea is author of The Conscious Activist, Cultivating Peace , Soul Awakening Practice (June 2017) and other acclaimed works. James is a former President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Washington office director of Amnesty International and CEO of the Seva Foundation. He worked with the Middle East Council of Churches in Beirut during a time of war and massacre and lived in Turkey for five years during civil upheaval and coup d’etat.

He has taught peacebuilding to over a thousand students in 30 countries. He has also conducted frontline social healing dialogues around the world. He is a member of The Evolutionary Leaders group and on the Advisory Board of The Peace Alliance and Kosmos Journal. James also mentors emerging leaders. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Laszlo New Paradigm Institute. James is both an activist and mystic.

A Contemplation on Resilience in Ukraine

Essay

“…if we block the tears, if we stay tightfisted, we deny power that is given to us through them.”


Prayer | The Consecrated Hour

Article

Do you not see them the ashen ones, the grey ones the starving orphans, the seduced innocents, the decimated specters […]


Peace from the Inside Out and the Bottom Up

Article

Global Youth Evolution-Revolution If we are to have peace on Earth it will require nothing less than a global youth […]


Slouching Towards Global Transformation | Waking up in Time

Article

Great changes are blowing through the world: it is, as the ancients understood, “all things change.” Yet even the Greek philosophers would have been more than a little startled to witness our current planetary hyper-acceleration. Five thousand years ago humans were carving their best wisdom in words and symbols into rocks