Independence

Truth is trustworthy – we the people uphold freedom and liberty Freedom pursues harmony… Liberty seeks peace… Serving the common good Fulfills needs and satisfies wants in the pursuit of happiness. Inalienable rights suggest a greater good to behold with attentive awareness. Freedom kindly submits… Liberty graciously responds… Startingly submission involves initiative with detachment. HeartilyContinue reading “Independence”

Independence

Truth is trustworthy – we the people uphold freedom and liberty Freedom pursues harmony… Liberty seeks peace… Serving the common good Fulfills needs and satisfies wants in the pursuit of happiness. Inalienable rights suggest a greater good to behold with attentive awareness. Freedom kindly submits… Liberty graciously responds… Startingly submission involves initiative with detachment. HeartilyContinue reading “Independence”

Peacemaker

Blessed are the peacemaker for they will be called children of God[1] Peace does not deliver justice… to make peace involves everyone’s sacrifice for the common good. Pacificism deescalates, submits right action as good will, and thus, promotes freedom from strife. Communion asks all get along – simply dwell non-competitively as neighbors not adversaries. ReconciliationContinue reading “Peacemaker”

Liberty

Detached, we have liberty… unfettered of worldly accouterments, and empowered by heavenly Will – this is real life, freedom, and happiness. “the virtue of evangelical poverty. does not make us parsimonious, stoical, or cynical, we do not despise those who have means. It does not make us communists.”[1] Possession puts us out of touch, propertyContinue reading “Liberty”

True Peace

God’s peace is not the world’s peace, it is a true peace versus a fake peace. The peace of God lives for the covenant, the peace of the world lives for the transaction. Peace pretenders grip competition. Peacekeepers embrace cooperation. They remain calm in adversity, resigned to justice with mercy. Peace pretenders make up opposition.Continue reading “True Peace”

Freedom

I have truth on good authority; but, it’s relative and incomplete and it cannot be tethered or bought. Truth’s way is lit by obedience. To obey creates peace and accord and basks me in gentle Love’s soft Light. I’m careful to nurture this virtue. Obedience begets harmony; disobedience ends in discord. Obedience is freedom’s fulcrum,Continue reading “Freedom”