Though Ukraine and Russia are thousands of miles from our shores the situation feels very close to us as the war continues. So many lives needlessly lost and loved ones carrying the burden and sadness of never seeing family members again. Our hearts reach out to those who are suffering. The link below takes us ever more deeply into the reality that so many are facing.
Wisdom is not the result of mental effort. It cannot be gained through intellectual study. Even life experiences do not make us wise if we don’t process them humbly and consciously. Richard Rohr
World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2019 is held on July 30th 2019, and is an annual event. People trafficking and modern day slavery is a massive worldwide problem with very few countries immune to human trafficking, and the event by the United Nations is to raise awareness and increase prevention of that. https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/world-day-against-trafficking-in-persons-2019/ https://rscj-anz.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=3033&action=edit
To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe – to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it – is a wonder beyond words. JOANNA MACY
My daily mantra: I am loved. I am appreciated. I LOVE WHO I AM.
How will I share this gift of PEACE for others in 2018?