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

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

“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”

Modern Day Civil War

Written May 10, 2017 “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach…So, you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it! Well, he gets it! N’ I don’t like it any more than you men.” ~Guns n Roses “Civil War When one hears… Continue reading Modern Day Civil War

Walking Away

Written May 4, 2017 “One of the hardest decisions you’ll face is life is to either walk away or try harder.” ~Ziad K Abdelnour Have you ever listened to 2 children fight? Once you get passed the cuteness factor and reminiscing of your own years, look and notice how they argue and fight. Do you… Continue reading Walking Away

A Bastion of Free Speech

Written April 25, 2017 Free Speech. A topic I’ve written about a few times before. I write about it again as more of a plea to protesters. That we need to have calm, rational discussions about our views and concerns that we each have. No more name calling. No more victim shaming(when people show up… Continue reading A Bastion of Free Speech

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