Dignity

Self-worth and self-image are shaped and enhanced by and with dignity. Dignity of play…    embraces teammates    reveres the challenge    relishes the zone The grace of communion and communication foster warmth and joy. Dignity of work…    sees nothing but the truth    hears the honesty    feels the sincerity Responsibility puts upContinue reading “Dignity”

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”

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”