“Stress” has the same effect as fear – adrenaline, the “fight-or-flight” response, an inability to focus on anything else until the threat is mitigated.
For Paul’s prompt at Real Toads about Peace. This is an old poem previously posted but reworked and tightened up a bit. I truly believe that we carry peace around with us, that it must be found within and shared out like excess red tomatoes from my garden. Red is the color of peace […] via … Continue reading Red is the color of peace — kanzen sakura
Every single time a monk crosses my path, I can’t help but stare. The blast of colour from their saffron robe, awakens me. This striking, bright shade layered onto glistening brown skin, a cleanly shaved head and pearly white smile. One of the most captivating images I have ever laid my eyes on. Simply being […] … Continue reading A Sense of Peace — Success Inspirers’ World
Wendell Berry is one of my favourite poems. Today, I began reading Alan Watts’ The Wisdom of Insecurity, which was published in 1951. It could just have easily been published today and for today’s world. In the poem, Berry suggests nature is a place where we can find some solace. Here, we can live in […] … Continue reading The Peace of Wild Things — Teacher as Transformer
You’ll never be enough for the wrong man and no matter what you do, the right one will never leave you. Sometimes we put a lot of pressure on ourselves just to be perfect for our partner but we are so wrong. First, no one but our God in heaven is perfect. With time, I […] … Continue reading Ladies, listen up… — The Voice of Peace