Nigerians and Ugandans !
Oppression comes from the Devil, not God !
"There is nothing which is good save it comes from God" (the Creator of All Things) *1*: Omni 1.25
How wonderful it is to connect with people who are able to speak in the language of Love ! It is not so much that we have to "agree" with everything someone else says, but that we have "congruence" and "focus" - a "uniformity of purpose" - which "does not lean, but lends support".
The Advent Candles, and World AIDS Day 2013
GOD, the Creator of the Universe (and much else besides), the Macro and the Micro, and Parent/Mother and Father of "US" - "ALL" - and of your human children - too:
Let us remember, on this "World AIDS Day" (which this year is also the "First Sunday in Advent" in the Christian Tradition) when we light the first Advent Candle, "that the night is far gone; the day is near. Let us then lay aside the works of darkness and put
Updated Dec 1, 2013 at 06:10 PM by a piper too
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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