Peace

Written December 31, 2016(edited June 2017) “Peace is not just about the absence of conflict; it’s also about the presence of justice.  …  A counterfeit peace exists when people are pacified or distracted or so beat up and tired of fighting that all seems calm. But true peace does not exist until there is justice,… Continue reading Peace

Forgiveness

Written June 15, 2017 “Forgiving is not forgetting. It’s letting go of the hurt.” ~Mary McLeod Bethune There will be times in our lives when we are either hurt by someone or we are the ones causing the hurt to others in our lives. Often, when we are hurt, we play the events over and… Continue reading Forgiveness

The Answer

Written June 14, 2017 “Let us not seek the Republican answer, or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ Former Democratic President John F Kennedy Originally I had something else written for this quotes,… Continue reading The Answer

Live Like You Were Dyin ‘

Written January 9, 2017 “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi This quote reminds me of a couple of songs. Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dyin’”, and my all time favorite, Nickleback’s “If Today Was Your Last Day”. To me these songs make… Continue reading Live Like You Were Dyin ‘

“Hate is to Great a Burden”

Written November 20, 2016(edited 2017) “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is to great a burden to bear.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr. In light of last night’s events in Manchester England, I wanted to write something but I found myself having writers block. The following is one of my earlier posts that… Continue reading “Hate is to Great a Burden”

Peace

“Peace is not just about the absence of conflict; it’s also about the presence of justice.  …  A counterfeit peace exists when people are pacified or distracted or so beat up and tired of fighting that all seems calm. But true peace does not exist until there is justice, restoration, forgiveness. Peacemaking doesn’t mean passivity.… Continue reading Peace

Mitakuye O’yasin – We Are All Related

Written April 18, 2014(edited 2017) “We Are All Related……to me this means ALL (this includes ALL animal, mineral or vegetable matter… wink emoticon ) ….not just those Walking this particular Road with me. Related, not just physically, or mentally, or emotionally…we ARE related Spiritually, no matter our Beliefs…We need to Work Together, as Family. the… Continue reading Mitakuye O’yasin – We Are All Related