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Prayer for Peace

Let love be the key and the purpose of my being. Let compassion course through my veins, and kindness to humanity be the reason for my existence. Let there be a hope for the future in the graveyard of destruction, and let new life spring from the seeds of murderous greed. An end to need......... A sharing of resources in a world that has enough for everyone. No more hunger, no more violence, just an endless spring of hope from which to drink, and love on which to feed. If we all shout loud enough our voices will be heard. If we all stand tall enough the spine of faith will straighten, and changes will occur. But if we whisper in the corner, and let the bullies win, and with a look they wither us so we crumble and give in, then the destruction will continue: the world will surely die, the rivers all will cease to flow; and we'll be left there you and I, still cowering in the corner mouthing silent words of platitude, watching armies of undoing conquer towns of desolation and fields of broken dreams. Let's all sing together then, with unity of voice. Let's all march with defiance while there's still a choice. Join hands in rings of friendship, shout loud a victory song, Let all the world, from east to west harmoniously sing along.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2008

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