A quote from Rainer Maria Rilke about “loving one another”

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult task of all…., the work for which all other work is but preparation. It is a high inducement to the individual to ripen… a great claim upon us, something that chooses us out and calls us to vast things. —Rainer Maria Rilke

POEMS: “A brave and startling truth” by Maya Angelou

“A brave and startling truth”   We, this people, on a small and lonely planet Traveling through casual space Past aloof stars, across the way of indifferent suns To a destination where all signs tell us It is possible and imperative that we learn A brave and startling truth And when we come to it…

Bodhisattva Prayer for Humanity

Bodhisattva Prayer for Humanity “May I be a guard for those who need protection A guide for those on the path A boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood May I be a lamp in the darkness A resting place for the weary A healing medicine for all who…

“Kill the enmity not the enemy” (re-blogged)

Originally posted on Inspiring Stories:
Two countries were at war for the last so many days. Many soldiers had died in both the armies. The border areas were scenes of death and destruction. Each night the soldiers would return to their barracks, some wounded, some disillusioned and some vengeful. Others were dead and never did…

“OVERCOME WALLS BETWEEN US” by Didi (re-blogged)

“OVERCOME WALLS BETWEEN US” by Didi (re-blogged) We fight for differences Erupt in hate, blind conflicts Measure colours of skin Within tight sights Fight for good and better Separate religions Hide behind names Dismember unity Cultures and nations Meet in fear, have no trust Prepare for wars Mankind’s annihilation When do we see and learn…