After a great deal of navel contemplating, inspired by a deep desire to unite the power of all people for good, I invite you to consider trying something very simple, yet potentially powerful. This is especially helpful for those of us who feel powerless these days but want to do something to help others.

If you can muster a modicum of faith in the power of words and thoughts, I invite you to take some time every day to chant LOVE ONE ANOTHER. The rest of the day you can silently repeat this mantra over and over again, when you can. Try to make it a habit, actually. While you’re chanting/thinking, picture the world as you would like to see it.

That’s it. I believe that, if the people of the world joined in with this simple exercise, we might change the dynamics in a positive way. I call it Noetic Justice.

Sometimes, simplicity is what is needed. Oh, if you vote no, will you please share your reasoning. I want to understand the reluctance so I can improve the invitation. Thanks.

Below are some songs to get you in the mood:

I awoke this morning with this simple answer to my tearful plea, for an answer to my question:

How can we unite?

I immediately went to a quiet place and tried it out. I chanted (quietly) Love One Another for 15 minutes. Things happened. It made a difference. But I don’t want to taint your experience, if you choose to try this, with details at this point.

I would, however, be fascinated to learn of your experience. Perhaps next Sunday I will publish a diary describing my experiences this week and hope that you will share yours.

What is there to lose? Please join me, and invite others to do the same. Let’s spread this across the world with this wonderful tool, the internet. It’s free!

I guess what I am inviting us to do, as a community is this:

I think that the differences with which each individual emits/absorbs the Love One Another mantra are important. As we are each given unique markers, like finger prints, perhaps our unique/individual expressions of this healing mantra are important.

IN UNISON

We are each Uni-Notes
Of the Uni-Verse.

This life is our chance
to learn and rehearse

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We can become a unified chorus, each singing with our own voice, our own heart, our own language, and our own beliefs. Truth will hear our chorus. Truth has compassion for our confusion! And, hey, I even think faking it until you make it will be helpful.

We are being bombarded by negativity. We need to push back. We must not let the sirens of divisiveness pierce and break our spirits and hearts, to defeat us. United we can BE the change!

The beauty of this simple experiment is that everyone can join in and there is no danger.

They can take our jobs, our homes, and attack our dignity, but they can NEVER take away our good thoughts and intentions. This IS our power if we unite in purpose.

Perhaps the power of our collective mantra is visualized here:

Will you join me? Will you Stand By Me, With Each Other, For All?

LOVE ONE ANOTHER

We are all, sisters and brothers.

And one more song. I love this song, Born Again American. It’s NOT a reference to Christianity per se, but a song of solidarity and hope (the Bible is mentioned, however).

LYRICS

Just a workin’ man without a job
It got shipped off to China via Washington, D.C.
And I know I’m nothin’ special, there are plenty more like me
Just the same
I thought I knew the rules of the game
I stood up for this country that I love
I came back from the desert to a wife and kids to feed
I’m not sayin’ Uncle Sam should give me what I need
My offer stands
I’ll pull my weight you give me half a chance

I went up to a congressman and said to him “you know
Our government is letting people down”
He said he’d need a lot of help to buck the status-quo
I said there was a bunch of us around

I’m a Born Again American, conceived in Liberty
My Bible and the Bill of Rights, my creed’s equality
I’m a Born Again American, my country ‘tis of me
And everyone who shares the dream from sea to shining sea

My brother’s welding chassis at the plant
He’s earning what our granddad did in 1948
While CEOs count bonuses behind the castle gates
How can they see
When all they care about’s the do re mi

It’s getting where there’s nowhere left to turn
Not since the crash of twenty-nine have things been so unfair
So many of our citizens are living in despair
The time has come
To reaffirm that hope’s not just for some

The promise of America’s surrendering to greed
The rule is just look out for number one
But brace yourself ‘cause some of us have sown a different seed
A harvest of the spirit has begun

I’m a Born Again American conceived in liberty
My Bible and The Bill Of Rights
My creed’s equality
A Born Again American, my country ‘tis of me
And everyone who shares the dream from sea to shining sea

It’s clear my country’s soul is on the line
She’s hungering for something that she lost along the way
The principle the framers called upon us to obey
That in this land
The people’s will must have the upper hand

I felt the calling once before and took a sacred vow
And faithful to that vow I have remained
I hear the calling once again, my country needs me now
And to her cause I have been re-ordained

I’m a Born Again American conceived in liberty
My Bible and the Bill Of Rights, all people living free
A Born Again American, my country ‘tis of me
And everyone who shares the dream
From sea to shining sea
And everyone who shares the dream
From sea to shining sea
A M E R I C A

http://www.theodoresworld.net/archives/2009/01/born_again_america.html

Now I understand my moniker:

Poverty does not mean powerless. Unite!

A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

Love One Another

Love one another, but make not a bond of love
Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

Fill each other’s cup, but drink not from one cup.
Give one another of your bread, but eat not from the same loaf.

Sing and dance together and be joyous,
but let each one of you be alone,
Even as the strings of a lute are alone
though they quiver with the same music.

Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping;
For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts.

And stand together yet not too near together;
For the pillars of the temple stand apart,
And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow.

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