February 3, 2021
Today I visited a dear friend, a 40 year old young man I have known for 32 years! He showed me an essay written by his 12 year old daughter about the power of peaceful, non-violent protest efforts to create change. It was so thoughtful, well written, encouraging and hopeful!
I would like to think that she takes her thoughts seriously. I am grateful to the teacher who gave her that assignment. I am so excited to think that young people are wanting and moving toward a more joyful world that is peaceful, kind and inclusive.
I pray that we all take the time and find ways to teach our children about joy, peace, justice (and injustice), inclusivity, compassion and the possibilities that come from speaking out, being brave, and acting on our beliefs.
I am feeling hopeful today, thanks to Veronica.
”Pace e Bene,” Peace Chick # 2 (Jackie)