Tag Archives: change

Act After

Act After ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Where will we be on the midden of history? These moments, time, which none might recall. What will we or any other see? Torments of our climb, if we rose, when we fall. Who will, then, decide what we […]

Redefining War and Peace

Redefining War and Peace ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ War, armies, death, destruction, terror, horror and fear fill our news and our days. These are all very real and frightening, but I believe war deserves a broader definition, as does peace. War is not simply armed […]

Neither a Laugh Nor a Tear

Neither a Laugh Nor a Tear ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Today, I decided to remove my face, to discover what I would find beneath. It looked a bit like red, stringy lace. Much like we will all one day bequeath. Wait, that says you’re the […]

Live In

Live In ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~  ‘Tis a gift to be simple and uncomplicated, no bartered existence to prove we’re alive. Sit silently, existence within contemplated, no more true separation than bee and hive. Appearances deceive, all grand illusion. Alone,  same centers, edges and middles. […]

Whether Near or Far

Whether Near or Far ~~~~~   It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ We all know that families can be difficult, complex, especially those to which we’re related, share blood. Where buttons pushed often yield answers by reflex, usually, without thought about what might be good. […]

Coffee Break’s Over

Coffee Break’s Over ~~~~~   Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Thinking about meaning, life, the universe, everything and, remembering the question’s answer is forty-two. Fun and silly but, I believe, it may be onto something. The one percent, owning most of America, worry, too. Statistically I recently […]

Ichi-go Ichi-e

Ichi-go Ichi-e ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Deep shining sun, sea arrayed earth, cold mantle, warm life. Within mountains, hidden depths. boiling fecundity. Earth sky schism, union of all, apart without separation. No center, no edge, universes dance, spin, alone yet unified. Self-contained, […]