Peace

If peace means accepting second class citizenship, then I don’t want it. If peace means keeping my mouth shut in the midst of evil and injustice, then I don’t want it. If peace means being complacent and accepting the status quo, then I don’t want it. If peace means being passive, then I don’t want it. If peace means a willingness to be exploited and humiliated, then that’s the kind of peace that I don’t want—-DR. KING (from his speech in Louisville Kentucky , 1956)

 

That is white Americans’ definition of peace for Black people and other ethnic groups.  Personally, I would rather die fighting for real peace and freedom.

Following the Soul

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Following the Soul

Each day, I find myself walking away yet nothing changes. I wonder: What do I seek? Where am I going? Am I afraid?… What am I walking away from and why now?

Then I stumbled upon  this quote by Rumi:

All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there. #quotes

Following my soul….wherever it leads that is where I will go…

Maya Angelou: Phenomenal Woman

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Phenomenal Woman

Maya Angelou – ”Run Joe” (Miss Calypso)

Phenomenal Woman   By Maya Angelou

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I’m telling lies.
I say,
It’s in the reach of my arms,
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Get Health: Get Motivated!

Sacrifice The Best Motivational Video Ever

 

 

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I am going to challenge myself!

Inspire Quotes, Pictures, Inspirational Pictures, Motivational Quotes , Thoughts

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Truths of life – beautiful thoughts…

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Truths of life – beautiful thoughts…

Truths of life…

The most beautiful day: Today

The easiest thing: Equivocate

The biggest obstacle: Fear

The gravest error: give up, to despair

The root of all evils: Egoism

The most beautiful occupation: Work

The worst route to follow: Faintheartedness

The best teachers: Children

The first necessity: TO communicate

The greatest happiness: To be useful to others

The greatest mystery: Death

The worst defect: Bad temper

The most dangerous being: The liar’

The most wretched feeling: The grudge

The most beautiful gift: Forgiveness

The most indispensable: home

The quickest way: The correct one

The most comfortable feeling: Interior peace

The most powerful weapon: The smile

The best remedy: Optimism

The greatest satisfaction: The duty done

The most powerful force: Faith

The most needed beings: The parents

The most beautiful of all: Love

Life without love … loses meaning..

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Rumi Quotes: Life and the Soul

It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I've gone and come back, I'll find it at home
It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I’ve gone and come back, I’ll find it at home

 

Rumi Quotes: Life and the Soul

 

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

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All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.

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In the world there is naught so wondrous as the sun, but the Sun of the soul sets not and has no yesterday.

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Bread is the food of the body, yet consider, How can it be the food of the soul, son?

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Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

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Hidden things are manifested by their opposites.

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Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.

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Virtue cannot exist without temptation and difficulties to be overcome.

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Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

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Rumi #quote
Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.
Rumi #quote
Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.
Rumi #quote
Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.
Rumi #quote
Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.
Rumi #quote
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Rumi #quote
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Rumi #quote
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Rumi #quote
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Rumi #quote
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

 

 

Rumi #quote
It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I’ve gone and come back, I’ll find it at home

 

Rumi #quote
Virtue cannot exist without temptation and difficulties to be overcome.
Rumi #quote
Virtue cannot exist without temptation and difficulties to be overcome.

 

 

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Unhealthy Love

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Unhealthy Love

 

Love? Romantic love, feelings not felt in years, not sure those intense, all-consuming passionate feelings will ever be felt again. Maybe that is a good thing: it was not healthy love yet love nevertheless more than ever imagined or felt. Sometimes, we say if only…

If only I had done or not done that, or this…., the result would be the same; we were not meant to be; neither of us was happy, maybe we were both scared. Whatever the reasons, I am a better person now perhaps because we loved each other for a moment.

Thank You! I wish you well my love.

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Music to Forget Lost Love:

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Eddy Grant – Electric Avenue

“Electric Avenue”

Boy! Boy!

Now in the street, there is violence
And-and a lots of work to be done
No place to hang out our washing
And-and I can’t blame all on the sun

Oh no, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Oh, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Workin’ so hard like a soldier
Can’t afford a thing on TV
Deep in my heart, I abhor ya
Can’t get food for the kid

Good God, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Ho, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Oh no

Oh no

Oh no

Oh no

Oh God, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Ho, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Who is to blame in one country?
Never can get to the one
Dealin’ in multiplication
And they still can’t feed everyone

Oh no, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Ho no, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Ho, out in the street
Out in the street
Out in the daytime
Out in the night

Oh, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Ho, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Out in the street
Out in the street
Out in the playground
In the dark side of town

Ho, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher
Hey, we gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
And then we’ll take it higher

Ohh yeah
Rock it in the daytime
Rock it in the night
Rock it in my…