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The salvation of humanity lies in the religious instinct in all of us; it is the forcible repression of this instinct, either by the individual or by society, which is the enemy of peace. Universal salvation rests on progression and probation.
Since "Good" is just one of our name's for God, as proven by the expletive "Good God !", "As above, so below" displays "the proper order of things", where "the nature of mortality reflects the nature of the cosmos"....
It is an unfortunate fact that wherever we look, we can find instances of governments and religious institutions continuing on in their blinkered mindset long after events have outrun the "concern". Great and even minor ships of state are very hard to turn around; and many even founder on rocks of their own making.
Democracies are better than totalitarian states at avoiding risks (they are better informed through a broad education, and a free people), but are still subject to the
Universal Fellowship - Good God Prayers for the 20th Century and the New Millennium.
The great bulk of the following prayers were posted to my "africanloft.com" blog under the header "There is but one use for Power" on 17th April 2009. However, that facility has now closed, so I have decided to repost this at NVS as "Universal Fellowship - Good God Prayers for the 20th Century and the New Millennium".
You will recognize many of these as "variations" on "The Lord's
Updated Jul 30, 2013 at 06:40 AM by a piper too
(centering of prayers)
L.i.f.e. (Living in full equality)* (See NB's at conclusion):
Dear Friends at Nigerian Village Square, and Readers
The (Aquarian) era in which we now live provides us with a unique opportunity to repair past bigotries and unspeakable cruelties. We (all) should Graduate from tolerance, to respect, to love - for there is no other way.
We cannot relive the past; we cannot change its many mistakes and cruelties. But we can change today and thus make a better
Updated Jul 9, 2013 at 03:33 PM by a piper too
Military Might: The Woof - The Weft and the Warp of Life's Living Well:
Some may say I am my own "One Man Band" and pipe and drum as I will. But whatever I am, I always harken to the "Fundamental Drone Tone", which preceded all "knowing". "It" (the Creation of The Universe, Our Solar System, Our World, and All Things which burrow, swim, crawl, walk and fly below, upon, above it or within it etc) all came about because of the "Big Bang" years and aeons ago. This "Big Bang" was the
Updated May 20, 2013 at 04:51 PM by a piper too