International Day of Peace

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 each year to recognize the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace. The International Day of Peace is also a day of ceasefire – personal or political.
— Read on www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/international-peace-day

The more important question is about day two.

There is a need for continuing the work to a final conclusion:365 a year.

With this actuality, progress can continue to be strived for with concrete outcomes and a direction to improve on the day to day peace, ad infinitum…

Individuals need to be engaged, repeatedly to attempt a dialogue and affirmative action for ongoing continual peace.

John Lennon said it best, “Give peace a chance.”

Day by day, an actual scale to approach for everyone, in a spirit of collaboration and cooperation.

The Difference Between Success And Failure

After meditation on two great ideas, there is a third that may shine a little light on a big problem.

First, “The Secret”, by Earl Nightongale may be dated but it was the start of something new, namely self-improvement.

Advice is nothing new, “If” by Rudyard Kipling wrote a poem to his son with the point of view of a concerned human being.

There is also a philosophy that states it is best to define your terms and be specific as possible about your predictive science.

So with this in mind, ‘Success’ is a triumph or a win which is part of an axiomatic idea that strikes through it on the way to failure.

Failure is an attempt at winning something being practiced to produce a desired outcome, but does not work.

Many people advise trying until the outcome, win or success is won. But this is a false impression.

Correlation shows something like a bell curve. Lots of practice for various degrees of success and failure.

So maybe there is something to Kipling’s advice, “If you can meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two imposters just the same.”

Personal development can also get you on the road to success. Yet, mostly it is education and other forms of work that the correlations show as outcomes.

Many of us suffer and need help along the way to personal improvement or any other form or difference in our outcomes.

Perhaps your outcomes are more alike than you would like to know. A few are successes and some are failures.

To try again is probably in the cards but prepare for the next failure.

It is a normal outcome that becomes an experience to live and learn. So does the success. Preparation works for both outcomes.

Location may vary and resources too, focus on the process, execution and learning from experience is the goal.

Along the way share and accept help that is available and try to do your best.

It’s gems like Nightingale’s ‘Secret’ and Rudyard “If” that make all the difference between success and failure.

Life’s experience is always about both and we are here to live in peace with all the experience that’s part of it.

DR Congo: Response to Ebola epidemic facing funding challenges

Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA)   –   The response to the Ebola epidemic in North Kivu and Ituri provinces in northeastern DR Congo continues to be hampered by lack of adequate funding and limited human resources, th
— Read on www.panapress.com/DR-Congo-Response-to-Ebola-epide-a_630593003-lang2.html

Awareness is key, please support the effort.

Child Abuse Is Plain And Simple

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turpin_case

Children’s rights are front and centre when considering extreme examples of child abuse.

The world may harbour many more problems for the special needs of children.

We need a charter for children’s rights to help support the legal rights and obligations for them.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-california-parents-who-starved-and-shackled-children-sentenced-to-life/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children%27s_rights?wprov=sfti1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Centre_for_Child_Protection?wprov=sfti1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_Welfare_League_of_Canada?wprov=sfti1

Extremes And Bad Habits

www.youtube.com/watch

Drugs and alcohol seem to include, sugar (and some carbohydrates) caffeine, devices like Cell phones, and the environments they seem to thrive.

Why is it illegal to drink and drive, are we safe from overdosing on sugar and some carbohydrates, caffeine, devices like cell phones?

If we all know we are ODing why don’t we change?

Our problem with our saturated environments make it difficult to function.

Awareness is the first step, what will you do next?

Learning how to meditate through a teacher

www.youtube.com/watch

meditation is essentially awareness,

there are different types of meditations, or form, techniques,etc,

there is no bad way to meditate or to be aware,

there is no need to control awareness, outcomes, or sensations,

all is good and the practice will grow and produce better outcomes,

Virtue’s Too Nice For Avarice And Vice

Or are they one and the same,

Every vice has a craving associated with it.

Every person has a vice and a craving,

‘Who does it’, may sound like the right question.

How often…

Place vice on a pedestal and get really bad.

Deadly sin no longer has a ring on its finger.

Mortal has a better sound, had the flu of late.

Make me date,

There are viruses that would make your hair curl.

The body can’t tell the difference between protein and a virus.

All roads lead to recycling,

Who said anything was good to eat,

We better beat that drum.

Rum, rum, rum.

The race, the digital age, designer drugs

The timer is set, watch the news to hear the latest doom and gloom.

Set the stage with disaster to welcome our next triumph: recycle, reuse,

Are we part of a life cycle or a death cycle?

Cloister, cluster, life can be a mom with despair.

Yet, we are topping out with our population and poverty has been cut in half.

The good news and good life is a proposition.

Gravity is good when it holds things together.

Universal is almost as big, we strive to bring ever piece together.

Gloms together like real life, can it get any better?