Author Archives: barb

 May Peace Grant you always… A place to comfort you, A heart to calm you, A shield to protect you, Joy and laughter to cheer you, Love to embrace you, A renewed spirit to grow you, and The Grace of … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on May Peace

Words Of Peace We will join together in proclaiming these words of peace from many cultures and traditions. Shanti        pronounced Shahn-tee (Hindi) Shalong     shah-lohm (Hebrew) Hasiti         hah-see-tee (Kurdish) Salaam      sah-laam (Arabic) Heiwa         hey-wah (Japanese) Dohiyi         doh-hee-yee (Cherokee) Pax             pahcks (Latin) Mir               … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on Peace Among Cultures

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson.  The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered.  The family ate together at the table, but the elderly grandfather’s shaky … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on The Wooden Bowl

An old woman was sipping on a glass of wine, while sitting on the patio with her husband, and she says, “I love you so much, I don’t know how I could ever live without you”…her husband asks, “Is that you, or the … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | 3 Comments

When you let go, you give yourself peace…

Posted on by barb | 1 Comment

A man taking a morning walk on the beach noticed that the tide washed up hundreds of starfish, and with the intensity of the morning sun rays they would die.  The next day as he began his walk along the beach he noticed that as … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on Every little bit helps

A hungry dog sets out on a journey to find food, and finds a small bone. On his way back he decides to cross a bridge.  As he looks down into the water he sees a reflection of himself and what appears to be a bigger … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on Hasty Desires

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper.  His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.  … Continue reading

Posted on by barb | Comments Off on NAILS IN THE FENCE