In this time of repeated violence, I find solace in the truths that do not fade, for they hold more substance than fleeting words, shoulder shrugs, denials, numbness, pretense, or calls for more violence as a ‘solution’ for the inordinate violence that’s already there.
Truths remain. Even in the face of the most urgent attempts to smother it.
In this time of sorrow and frustration, I am reminded:
“There is no way to peace.
Peace is the way.”
(A. J. Muste)
“The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person doing it…”