Kumbaya my Lord_ People are dying_ My Lord

A voice from Haiti: “Gay people will curse our country And we already have enough curses.”  I just read a news article involving the death of two ‘presumed gay’ men at an anti-gay march in Haiti.  They were beaten to death by protesters demonstrating against proposed marriage equality legislation. Among the anti-gay marchers were religiousContinue reading “Kumbaya my Lord_ People are dying_ My Lord”

Legacies

Summer stars, a circle before the fire, a rattle_ a drum, white sage, desert sage; Sacred sage, lavender and sweet grass_ a shallow bowl_   a white feather A cleansing fire_ the sweet smoke sending my message of Thanksgiving to the Creator  Earth is our home_ here we all immigrants and we live either as aContinue reading “Legacies”

Brother- Can You Spare The Time?

Earth is our home. Can you spare the time; you see there are cruel, devious; and wealthy greedy men filled with a need for power who deal with guns and bombs, but  I’m working on a dream that  you can spare some time to work for peace and harmony.  As humanitarians we have the responsibilityContinue reading “Brother- Can You Spare The Time?”

Arson – Torture – Murder

Arson, torture and Murder Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Article One: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Cameroon Africa: GLBT activist Ohena Lembembe was tortured and killed and the headquarters of Alternatives-Cameroon the HIV services organization was torched. Friends discovered his body after being unableContinue reading “Arson – Torture – Murder”

This is the Age of Aquarius…right?

ENVISION PEACE, HARMONY, AND LOVE FOR ALL PEOPLE. We need comfort, forgiveness, healing, love, patience, joy, guidance, friendship. We need kindness. We need all these in our lives more than we need to be told we are damned and sinners. We need healers and makers of peace not critics and censors. We need humanitarians. We needContinue reading “This is the Age of Aquarius…right?”

THE FLAG WAS STILL THERE

In 1813 an army General requested a flag made so big that “the British would have no trouble seeing it from a distance.”  Officers located Rebecca Young Pickersgill known as a ‘maker of colors,’ and commissioned her to make a flag.  Using 400 yards of best quality wool bunting Rebecca and her daughter cut 15Continue reading “THE FLAG WAS STILL THERE”

Take One Breath ….

“Take one breath let it go… take another to be here and then take another to ask now what?” Thich Nhat Hanh Speed cancels out guidance. When we move in speed we are out of touch with ourselves and when we are out of touch with ourselves we burnout. We need to slow down andContinue reading “Take One Breath ….”

Peace is our gift to the world

  “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” Carl Sagan   Peace and goodwill are not just days or seasons; the Judeo – Christian teacher isn’t a ‘reason for a season’ as some promote.Continue reading “Peace is our gift to the world”