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More humble thought could mean fewer wars fought

War fightsViolence with violence,Destruction with destruction,Killing with killing. War enragesAnd engagesThe worst phasesOf humanity. War weaponizes,Dehumanizes,And trivializesHuman life. War villainizesAnd demonizesPeopleTo make it easierTo kill them. Compassion is humanity’s most underutilized weapon. War is deceptive. It’s cruelty and chaos confuse … Continue reading

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A violence weary people

VIOLENCE BREAKS HEARTS It’s no time for silence When our screens Continually show cruel scenes And society’s full of Gun violence, Domestic violence, Mass violence, Police violence, Prenatal violence, Political violence, Racial violence, Glorified violence, And violent words. Blessed are … Continue reading

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What’s to like in people you don’t like?

How you treat your fellow humans, reveals how you truly feel about yourself. You can find much good in your fellow humans, if you look for it. There’s much hurt in the heart of humans. Your kindness can help them … Continue reading

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Without the presence of peace, perhaps a do-over is overdue

When a godly do-over is overdue, it’s time for repentance. If I refuse to see the evil in me, I can’t accurately see it in others. Matthew 7:5. Anger is a sign of poor self-management — of self-control taken over … Continue reading

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Freedom of screech?

We have the freedom of speech, not the freedom of screech. Stop the angry words. Just because you’re being provoked to anger, you don’t have to give in to it. Be insighted to compassion from within, not incited to hate … Continue reading

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Have the courage to be a peacemaker

It takes rare courage to be a peacemaker. Rise to the call! The demon of targeted hate, has tormented Americas far too long. Peacemakers liberate people from the demons of hate and prevent much misery. All that’s needed for conflict … Continue reading

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Thoughts about disagreement & cheating

When you’re secure in your beliefs, you won’t feel threatened by people’s opinions. If you connect with people heart-to-heart, disagreement is of little importance. Dishonest people think cheating is rampant because they do it themselves. Fake accusations of cheating aren’t … Continue reading

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Fractions, factions, & half-truths

Half-truths chop reality into fractions and divide people into hostile factions. When people won’t humbly meet around truth, they arrogantly fight over error. Character will humbly embrace truth with grace, not replace it to save face. What you think is … Continue reading

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Finding kindness by choosing peace & joy

A non-hostile approach to life opens the heart to joy and beauty. Fight more against the evil in yourself than the evil in others. (It does you more harm.) Choices are building blocks. However you stack them up, they form … Continue reading

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To blame your foes is to step on your own toes

If you blame your foes for your woes, you’ll step on your own toes! Defy foes. Continually put your kindness under their nose. When you know that your biggest foe is yourself, you don’t feel a great need to fight … Continue reading

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