Category Archives: Peace

Forgiveness


Forgiveness is a treasure that’s never sold or bought but like all other treasures, it always should be sought. For though it’s nothing tangible; to be held in the hand, forgiveness is one of those things that tells us where stand. … Continue reading

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Peace is all I crave


There was so much I could not do; each problem solved another grew. The weight of worlds upon my head; some days I’d think I should be dead. ‘Twas then I saw a single star and heard its music from … Continue reading

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The Red Earth


I once won a battle that someone else lost; always in life we must count up the cost. With battle lines drawn and swords at the ready, and the mastery of holding the wild horses steady, we thunder across plains … Continue reading

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Violence


Is fighting ever valid, if you’re fight is a just cause? Is killing ever justified when done in righteous wars? Is the end ever worth the cost if gained by an evil means? These questions are in my head when … Continue reading

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Aloneness


Aloneness is a state of mind, a space where we can sometimes find a meaning to what our heart knows; the reason that the river flows.

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A Path


Sometimes in life I lose it, that path I used to know and no matter what I do in life I cannot feel the flow. Then it’s time to sit a while and simply let life be and maybe, there … Continue reading

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They’re at it again


They tell me Trump’s gone mad again; he’s threatened us one and all. He’s determined his is the biggest, so all others must be quite small. It’s challenged Donnie’s ego; another nutbag’s got a nuke. and challenged Donnie’s manhood (the … Continue reading

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My Thanks


To that man I bow my head; through all the words that I have read ‘tis Leunig who has shone a light on all things that I know are right. ‘Tis Leunig who with every Ode leads me down one … Continue reading

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So many Buddhas


So many Buddhas we had known but through their wisdom have we grown? So many souls misunderstood; imprisoned for “societies good”. Hopefully, one day, we can learn why some only crawl while others fly. Some minds don’t understand our rules, … Continue reading

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On Monks & Marines


In the protest movement, as in all facets of life there are what I call Monks & Marines: The “Monks” are the more esoteric among us who work for change through consciousness changing and The “marines” are those who work … Continue reading

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War


“I’ll go with a gun and kill them”, said the soldier boy of my youth but I was led by the old men’s stories, not the words of truth. In my minds eye I stood proud on a glorious battle … Continue reading

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The pointlessness of “Who started what?”


“We’re making the world a better place!” he says with the sincerest looking face. “We’ve just gotta kill all those out there, because standing up’s a thing they dare; they try to stand ‘gainst me and you” Our righteous rage … Continue reading

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Verily we honour them


Verily we honour them, those strong men from our past. Verily we honour them, long shadows they have cast. And they deserve our honour for they fought hard and long; they fought for brotherhood and to keep our nation strong. … Continue reading

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The Glory Ride (to Hell)


“We hope there can be peace” he said “but first there must be killing.” The very message in those words, to my old heart were chilling. He said that “we can all agree if we first crush the Revolution” but … Continue reading

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When We Stand Tall


Why are there times when we stand tall and face the world with ease but then there’s those when we run away or buckle at the knees? How can we have those days when we do nought but stand up … Continue reading

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