Tag Archives: hope

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 […]

Even When, We Must

Even When, We Must ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We must celebrate what’s good, but expose what is wrong. We must never be complacent; say the day cannot be won. We must guard all the gain we garner, no matter how small. Even the smallest light, […]

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 […]

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. […]

It’s No Mystery

It’s No Mystery ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation, and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Why do we think we know what’s best for others, when we do such a laughable job living ourselves? Despite how we look, act, all are sisters, brothers, makes less sense than bookcases without shelves. […]

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 […]

Desire Driven

Desire Driven ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Is the constant testimony to our inanity, desire driven, to reject our homogeneity? Does our need to think that we’re special push us far beyond our living threshold? Will a sudden need to flee make us gape, Push us […]