The Gardener LXI: Peace, My Heart
Peace, my heart, let the time for
the parting be sweet.
Let it not be a death but completeness.
Let love melt into memory and pain
Let the flight through the sky end
in the folding of the wings over the
Let the last touch of your hands be
gentle like the flower of the night.
Stand still, O Beautiful End, for a
moment, and say your last words in
I bow to you and hold up my lamp
to light you on your way.
~~ Rabindranath Tagore
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I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
~~ Albert Einstein
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all.
~~ Oscar Romero
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
~~ Dalai Lama
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
~~ George Bernard Shaw
~~ M.C.V.Egan in her book The Bridge of Deaths
Start by putting an end to your inner conflicts and then step forward to spread it around.
Peace... It is a small word with a big impact! There are so many different interpretations. What does it mean to you?
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Joseph D. Smith
Lift You Up
Mallory Heart Reviews
Nomi's Paranormal Palace
Opus 'N' Pen
Pavarti K Tyler at Fighting Monkey Press
Rise of the Vampire
Simple Clockwork by Nancy Cudis
Tela Wallen Fiction
The Author Zackary Richards
The Bridge of Deaths
The Persecutio of Mildred Dunlap
The story of a girl...
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