Thought for Today

“Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.” —Menachem Begin Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/joy.html

How do we Stop the Violence?

This is a question on most of our hearts right now, isn’t it?  So how do we stop the violence? To stop the violence we have to stop being violent.  Please don’t  leave yet, hang in here with me and let me explain. When we look at the violence in the world, both close toContinue reading “How do we Stop the Violence?”

So How Do We Resist?

In the early days of the Trump presidency I found myself beginning to get caught up in the “we have to resist” frenzy.  Living in a rather remote area and travel being difficult for us right now kept us from rushing off to participate in marches, rallies and other forms of “protest.”  So I participatedContinue reading “So How Do We Resist?”

Thought for Today

“Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.” —- Radhanath Swami Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/spiritual.html

Walking the Middle Path

I walk the middle path.  It can be a lonely place to be.  It can be a dangerous and frightening place to be, caught between two extremes at war with each other with verbal, spiritual and even sometimes physical shots being fired by both sides.   But as a Christian who tries to follow the teachings and exampleContinue reading “Walking the Middle Path”

Making Love, Peace and Light “Go Viral”

I just reblogged Co-creating Love from Mel’s Love Land. When I see people online writing excellent, passionate articles about the power of love and peace and the importance of shining our light into the darkness I get excited.  I have said before, this is not a battle we can fight with guns.   Love, inner peace andContinue reading “Making Love, Peace and Light “Go Viral””