Photographic Peace Quotes Calendar

Photographic Peace Quotes Calendar 2006

Wednesday, May 31, 2006

As this sidewalk shows, history is all around us if we take the time to look.

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

It's good to see a vet dancing not fighting or dying on Memorial Day.

Monday, May 29, 2006

On Memorial Day I remember and mourn all servicemen and women who have lost their lives in war. I also remember and mourn all the unnamed, uncounted civilian victims of these wars. This remembering fills me with determination to eliminate the cause of their deaths: war itself.

Sunday, May 28, 2006

If you want to bridge the generation gap, simply go where the kids Detroit's Techno Fest.

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Morning fog on the river lifts by noon. Will the fog of lies in our houses of government ever lift?

Friday, May 26, 2006

Whenever youth and age come together in openness and mutual respect, both are healed.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

May I never escape this web of gratitude.

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

The spiral circles both into its core and out again into the world. No wonder it is such an enduring symbol.

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

We Americans waste water and value oil. The day will come when we will see that water is everything.

Monday, May 22, 2006

When I lived in Cleveland and the winds came off of Lake Erie, it was like you’d stuck your head in a distillery. At Bishop’s Ranch in Northern California, we always hoped the winds would not blow towards us from the dairy farm next door. Now I wonder if our Mexican friends to the south pray the winds will not come from their nasty neighbor to the north.

Sunday, May 21, 2006

I wonder if Canadian Geese are considered undocumented immigrants in this xenophobic country?

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Don't forget to stop and smell the peonies.

Friday, May 19, 2006

Those with whom we share this planet have much to teach us about living in harmony and balance. Where did we humans ever get the idea that we had dominion over such creatures? Responsibility to them, yes, but never dominion over.

Thursday, May 18, 2006

When was the last time you sat in a swing and pumped as hard as you could. Don't you think world leaders should be required to do so at least once a week? How could anyone make war if they're touching the sky?

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

How can we imagine that everything isn't connected?

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Why is our president making the US/Mexico border a war zone? Are this little girl and her mother our enemies?

Monday, May 15, 2006

Without rain we would have no flowers. Without conflict we would have no real appreciation of peace.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

A true mother cares for ALL children, not just those born from her womb.

Saturday, May 13, 2006

A friend in California said he wished he could see spring in Michigan. I told him that our spring can only be appreciated if you've lived through the winter. Like the advent of peace, spring in Michigan unfolds in hints and whispers before exploding into fullness. It catches you by surprise every time.

Friday, May 12, 2006

It's the young ones who give me hope.

Thursday, May 11, 2006

There is nothing more dangerous than a political regime that has lost its base of support. They are then capable of anything, even starting a new war to deflect attention from the one that has failed.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Each choice we make is a thread in the tapestry of our life. If these choices harm others, that thread is dropped, creating a hole in the fabric. If we make amends, the thread can be picked up and the hole repaired. But to make amends, we must first recognize our poor choices. That's where self-honesty comes in.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

How can my days look like this while a sister in Iraq writes that “our days and nights are unthinkable”? Where is the justice in that?

Monday, May 08, 2006

Isn't it comforting to see that some things never change? Well, maybe the lemonade costs a bit more, but the children's joy remains the same.

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Ask a child to draw your portrait and see what comes. Children have a way of going right to the heart of things.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Everyone needs sheroes/heroes who exemplify the work to which they give their lives. This woman--Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum--is mine.

Friday, May 05, 2006

There comes a time when we can no longer see where the path is leading us. That's where trust comes in.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Isn't it amazing how rapidly winter becomes a faint memory?

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

When you look into the eye of a flower, what do you see?

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

We shouldn't say it if we don't mean it.

Monday, May 01, 2006

The scent of beauty heals from the inside out.