And what is history but Stones by boys on fathers’ Ponds, beyond the lily pads Where sit the frogs of conscious Evolution . . . So wars evolve of themselves! While fathers get lost in their Competition, vengeance and Fictional futures of old Realities . . . Father God, for your sake, Please! Awaken Sophia’s Heart’s
We know a lot about war talk. We speak of fighting crime, obesity, drugs, and climate change. I am currently “fighting” depression. But if Quakers seek alternatives to violence, we need to develop a practical language for building peace. It’s not enough to “smite the enemies” of the problems in our lives.