Happy Christmas. (War Is Over.)

Via on Dec 22, 2011

“Peace is the only battle worth waging.” ~ Albert Camus

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It has been an amazing year. It has been a difficult year. While some wars are ending, until we all cultivate peace in our hearts, wars will continue to wage–within and without.

Happy Christmas, and here’s to waging peace in 2012.

So this is Christmas
And what have you done?
Another year over
And a new one just begun.

And so this is Christmas
I hope you have fun.
The near and the dear one;
The old and the young.

 

 

 

A very merry Christmas
And a happy New Year!
Let’s hope it’s a good one
Without any fear.

 

And so this is Christmas
For weak and for strong
For rich and the poor ones
The road is so long.

 

 

 

And so Happy Christmas:

For black and for white
For yellow and red ones
Let’s stop all the fight!

 

 

 

A very merry Christmas
And a happy New Year.
Let’s hope it’s a good one
Without any fear.

 

 

 

(Photo: PBS.org)

War is over If you want it. War is over Now…

~ John Lennon

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. She doesn't know how to behave with all the apples and ibexes. She doesn't suffer from her eight million freckles, she loves them! Like a rolling stone, Kate gathers no moss. Kate loves kale, being barefoot, Dr. Seuss, singing too loudly, gallivanting, palindromes, blackberries and has far too many books for her own good. When she's not writing, you can find her practicing yoga, running in the woods, playing with her kids, devouring a book, planting dandelions, changing the world and doing her dishes. Kate does not play the accordion. She is a massage therapist, writer and a compassionate friend to all. This year Kate aspires to finally give up on learning to knit and will instead spend that time putting a little bit more of her heart on the page. Connect with Kate on Facebook and Twitter

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3 Responses to “Happy Christmas. (War Is Over.)”

  1. [...] Peace on Earth! Let’s hear it for old battles ending. [...]

  2. Tara Lemieux says:

    *love* that song – I used to listen to it each and every Christmas Eve as I counted over all the things that made me smile that year..

  3. [...] There is a piece of all of us that wants to keep that magical glow of holy-day, no matter what religion we practice, what language we speak or what we call our tradition. There is an intrinsic piece of us that wants to be a light in the bleak midwinter, and to pass that light onto others. There is a part in each of us that wants peace on earth and goodwill towards men. [...]

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