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October 29, 2015

​1.  What you think matters; it has consequences that can be positive or negative depending on the nature of your thoughts. Remember also that thought precedes action. Check your belief system: is it life enhancing or life destroying?
2.  Hatred only begets hatred. Contempt begets contempt. The best definition of love is acceptance. If you want peace and love in the world, then send out thoughts of peace and love. Besides, hatred is...

September 1, 2014

We should go out in a blaze of glory after a life well lived.

Instead of aches and pains we ride a glorious chariot into the sunset

Instead of dimming eyesight we see the beauty of the earth

Instead of duller sound we hear the music of the spheres.

Instead of the rush of duties we enjoy a well-earned rest.

Instead of pain and sorrow we only remember the lessons.

 

I know it’s a long good bye

But we shall meet again

And we shall meet friends...

April 16, 2013

I WROTE THIS POEM IN THE WAKE OF THE BOSTON MARATHON MASSACRE AND KENYAN MASSACRE.

 

I have looked into the face of evil

The dismemberment of spectators at a joyous springtime run

Human beings jumping to their death from a burning inferno on a glorious fall day

Crowds blown up in busy markets in distant places

People dehumanized, poisoned, burnt to ashes

I have seen the face of evil.

 

What dark recesses of the mind harbor such visions of he...

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