Peace. It is attainable through intention. I love the words of the song “Give Peace a Chance”.Imagine what would happen if the method of protest would return to the sit ins that used to take place here in America in the 1960s and 1970s. We would be looking at a very different national image and sense of wellbeing right now. There would be a certain level of calm and attention would be drawn to listen to the whispers.
However, that is not the style of protest in the year 2014. We have escalated into a world culture where protesting means violence, screams, weapons, and injury.
It doesn’t need to be this way.
We can accomplish so much as human beings when we sit and talk, genuinely engage in dialogue, and strive to understand one another. We need to meet, to talk, to learn from one another, and to come together with a set of shared values so that we can live together–side by side, in appreciation of this life and how we co-exist here. Martin Luther King is a man who continues to be an inspiration for every American. He made a non violent impact upon me as a young teenager with his “I Have A Dream ” speech. I listened to his words and felt inspired. I have listened to that speech over and again many times.
We need, as a nation of people, to remember the sign of peace. We need to embrace it as a collective. We need to believe it is a possibility for every single person. And here is the hardest part — we need to love our own self and then we need to love our neighbor as we love our own self. This means love in a healthful way, not mean, not sarcastic but genuine.
When peace prevails, we all realize well-being.In Build the Strength Within, I provide the guidance, the Blueprint, for you to find your own inner peace and strength. On my web site, I gift you will a bountiful supply of tools to get onto the pathway of your own self discovery, designed to take you to a place of authentic well-being.