Harmony Begins With Me

LUGGAGE Lady

Travel-wormhole“Peace begins not with countries, not with nations, and not with governments. Peace begins with you. Peace begins with me. Peace begins with each of us. It is within us.” ~ Prem Rawat

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Wandering foreign back roads

Sans news bombarding me from every angle

Away from depressing snippets and soundbites

Construed to perpetuate division and unrest

I’m blissfully off the grid!

Society’s maladies forgotten

Replaced by a celebration of shared commonalities

Soaking up universal love

Strangers morphing into new friends

Eager to share stories of their homelands

Time condenses

A single afternoon reshaping my heart

Strolling enchanting cobblestone streets

Swapping mutually respectful gazes

Studying exotic features

Stunningly unique

Appreciating cultural nuances

Savoring the international pulse

Rather than having it interpreted for me

I’m reminded

Peace is not something wished for from a distance

But rather an empowering choice made with each encounter

Whether thousands of miles from home

Or…

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7 thoughts on “Harmony Begins With Me

  1. This is a beautiful post and so true. Once we shut off the interruptions and electronics that seem to have taken over our lives, the quiet will allow us to see the true world around us.

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    • Wow, this brought tears to my eyes. You thanked my very well with this lovely and moving comment. And now I really don’t know how to thank you for you kind words. Your post was just too outstanding not to share, my friend. Hugs and blessings, Natalie 🙂 ❤

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