Monday, September 21, 2009
Yesterday, nearly one month to the day of receiving it, the PEACE flag has been installed on our house. This seemed like a fitting way to honor The International day of Peace, September 21st.
With the help of dear husband Ben, I hung it high up on the garage. Today, as I came back from my final swim (I think) of the season,, I as greeted by a brilliant ray of sun hitting the flag, illuminating the word PEACE.
Also yesterday, I had an hour long interview with a colleague from Everett, Washington. Gabriele has a talk show that airs once a month on a community radio station, KSER . I will send out news when I know that the interview will be broadcast.
Until then, please consider coming to weave if you are near by. As always, your messages of peace and hope are welcome.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
September 11th 2009.
Many thanks to the ten folks who joined me yesterday to read about 200 messages of hope, peace and goodwill. I am very grateful for your support to sustain this project and keep peace alive.
Each time I show up to read in Market Square in Portsmouth, I uncover new truths about myself and the world in which I live. Yesterday, the simple truth that revealed herself was the importance of reflection. After each message that was read, we paused and savored the words as well as the intent of the writer.
Some of the messages were as simple a three year old child saying"I want everyone to have cake". While others held loftier visions of all national leaders speaking truth.
With each message reading and reflection, I felt a deep sense of honor being offered to that voice.
Blessings and gratitude to those friends who read, laughed and paused yesterday to honor these wise and heartfelt messages.
My studio door is open to weavers, and messages are always welcome. Keep peace alive through your daily actions.