Tag Archives: future

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 […]

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 […]

Beat Goes On

Beat Goes On ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ I’m beating the same themes and, I will pound them again. Since the peace I seek seems a consensus exacting to gain, it may stay forever unbidden, until you dovetail my dreams, remain a horse […]

Onward to Begin

Onward to Begin ~~~~~   It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Stop. Listen to the world in all its fecund profusion. Block out the noise, our daily whirl, which leads only to confusion. Stop, now. Put away our toys; they cannot, in most ways, begin […]

The Spaces Between

The Spaces Between ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Shall we talk then, shall we sing, discuss Rachmaninoff, analyze Proust, remembrance of future things? Will you tell me no one knows what tomorrow brings? As musicians fingers fly, over strings, along the keys; quickly, quickly, come listen. […]

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019 Originally Written Before the 2016 Election ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Anyone who lived through the Great Depression, World War II or was educated in the decades after the war is familiar with Roosevelt’s famous words: “…the […]