Tag Archives: religion

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 […]

You Cannot Know

You Cannot Know ~~~~~   It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Another mass shooting in the United States. Whether on the battle field or living our daily lives, we are at war. Will this be the day you will die or I will die because […]

We Would Rather

We Would Rather ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We might walk in beauty but are the night, because, we would rather kill each other. We listen to those who preach peace and love. We would rather kill each other. We are taught to love our neighbors […]

Je Vous Suis

~~~~~ Radio crooned, what if god were one of us? Question a somewhat older pop song asked. It makes me wonder, what if god is all of us? And we fail to notice, since we all go masked Still, we tell ourselves we know only truth, everybody else only playing make-believe. But don’t let anyone […]

Say What?

~~~~~ What we know and what we think we know, live in constant conflict, a dubious do-si-do. What we believe, will never have to grieve. What we conceive denies what we perceive. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what […]

By Any Other Name

~~~~~ Would miracles be or seem, by any other name, so grand? Miraculous, magical, names for what we don’t understand. Magic, for some speaks evil, dark powers, we can’t define. Miracles, equally mysterious, argued as proof of the divine. Minds shut so tightly, some refuse to heed any dissertation; faith in their own unknown eschews […]

Impossible to Be

For People Who Believe ~~~~~ Each and every faith believe theirs is the one to select. Have you ever wondered, if they might all be correct? Deity works in mysterious ways, its wonders to direct, If meeting your maker, it’s impossible to be incorrect ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy […]