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New Year’s Wish

28 Dec

“May Light always surround you;
Hope kindle and rebound you.
May your Hurts turn to Healing;
Your Heart embrace Feeling.
May Wounds become Wisdom;
Every Kindness a Prism.
May Laughter infect you;
Your Passion resurrect you.
May Goodness inspire 
your Deepest Desires.
Through all that you Reach For, 
May your arms Never Tire.” 

D. Simone

What Restores Your Faith In Us?

17 Dec

The World Will End on December 21, 2012.

Or so the gossip reads now.  Who knows if it will actually come to pass; it may or it may not.  But with all this talk about end of the world catastrophes and chaos, it has me thinking about daily heroes.

The movies always suggest that the end of the world catastrophes (see “2012,” “The Day After Tomorrow”) will result in great heroic deeds of love and that the innate human “fighting spirit” will rise up.  I would like to think that people will rally around one another, that families will be strong, that we will continue to hold onto that which makes us human–our concept of civilization and what it means to be civilized.  But is this really what would happen?

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