Primitive religion is not believed, it is danced!

Arthur Darby Nock

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Browning

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Peace has work to do

“And when Peace here does house        
He comes with work to do, he does not come to coo,
He comes to brood and sit.”
― Gerard Manley Hopkins

Peace is not passive
It does not sit and watch
It does not remain silent
It does not placate

It rolls up its sleeves
And goes to work
Feeding the hungry
Clothing the naked
Housing the homeless
Welcoming the alien

Fighting for justice
And equity

And in those ways
Itself known

Peace should be
The elephant
In the living room

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