A prayer for a troubled world

Father Sun and Mother Earth Spirit of a sacred birth Show us now our paths to tread give us courage for what we dread. Fill our hearts with love so pure that we may heal as we endure. And healing ourselves one by one help heal our world and return to One.

Please stop fighting

Please stop fighting! I heard a little boy shout this at his parents on a sunny terrace. I saw people tweet it when the middle east once more exploded in violence, and I heard my own prime minister ask it of the ukrainanian separatists so that we could bring home the bodies of the victims from flight MH17.