Listen UP: Choice and choosing. Listen UP: Helping? or boozing?…can’t drown this pain?…better refrain. Listen UP: Violence and silence..Listen UP: Justice and guidance…can love prevail?…better avail. Listen UP: Stupid? and Smart? should Listen UP: Stop! and Start…healing, no revenge, no retaliation…IS a compassion nation.
My HEARTFELT THOUGHTS, PRAYERS & SYMPATHIES to ALL BEAUTIFUL-FRAGILE-LIFE affected by Boston’s Marathon Bombing Tragedy 2013!:(
Did You know: “The race — which draws more than 20,000 participants — is the world’s oldest annual marathon, dating to 1897.” ~Cnn:“Sadness, resolve as Boston comes to grips with deadly marathon bombing.”
Growing up in Massachusetts and having many warm, loving memories of this special place and (special) events…it NEVER occurred to me that some day in the future–someone would violently exploit this part of Boston’s culture. How awful…this and any exploitation and violence.
Why is it so hard for some of us to get along?? Why is it so hard for some of us to have peace?? Why is it so hard for some to forgive?? Obviously, one thing’s for sure: the horrible bombing event was not motivated by love and compassion. That’s why the culture of compassion MUST be TAUGHT. Compassion must be a priority.
Read this blurb: “Why is World Peace so Elusive?” 2 Reasons: Self-interest and ambition.
Also, hatred and prejudice…”What is Prejudice?”…
“Researchers struggle to define prejudice. Some say it is “a negative attitude or feeling toward an individual based solely on that individual’s membership in a certain group.” Others say that this attitude is based on “insufficient information,” which leads to the “prejudgment of members of [a] group.” Whatever the case, prejudices can be formed against another person because of his race, weight, gender, language, religion or virtually any perceived difference.”
It’s soooooooo sad that human history both ancient and recent is: “Man has dominated man …