“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ( Mother Teresa) on the path least traveled…

Diary of the journey on the path least traveled..just letting the heart do the talking while the fingers do the walking while being different, being me… 🙂 Me 1 copy

( “I do not do, say or write something to been seen or heard… I  do, say or write something because it needed to be done, said or written…” ,  no nominations please, just sharing thoughts while exploring life  🙂 ).. 🙂

Took a break from chasing dreams briefly to see what the rest of the world was doing…sadly it seems the world’s societies are in a conflict of one kind or the other… will they ever learn, one wonders…  🙂

 

 

 

 Maybe No More Children Will Die
  
 I set here looking at the news
 The powers wanted peace they say,
 And while they spoke, bombs were dropped
 20 children died that day!
  
 What’s wrong with this idea?
 Why not give PEACE a try,
 Let’s give it a go, everyone
 Maybe no more children will die 
  
 Smiles on their faces, while shaking hands
 Arms deals for defense would come into play,
 A bomb went off in a crowded market
 10 children died that day.
  
 What’s wrong with this idea?
 Why not give a world with LOVE a try,
 Let’s give it a go, everyone
 Maybe no more children will die 
  
  A war to end all wars, they said
 Yet to war they always return,
 Death, destruction, suffering and pain
 Won’t they every learn?
  
 What’s wrong with this idea?
 Let’s give LEARNING a try,
 Let’s give it a go, everyone
 Maybe no more children will die. 
  
  Anger versus anger, hate versus hate
 Seeds sown by war at home and away,
 Starvation , sickness, a mother in tears
 More and more children die every day.
  
 What’s wrong with this idea?
 Why not give PEACE, LOVE and LEARNING a try,
 Let’s give it a go, everyone
 Maybe no more children will die.
 ( Larry “Dutch” Woller) 
  
   
It may be subtle but I’m thinking change is in the winds… 🙂

Hello Diary,

Yes, change is taking place and here on the path for years have followed Barack Obama’s thoughts; “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” (Barack Obama)…  and here on the path change has been taking place and starts in the not-so-secret garden, where the seeds of love, peace and understanding are sown.. 🙂

 

 

 

 I live in a not so secret garden
 Along the path least traveled,
 Quite unlike the other world
 A world that has become unraveled.
  
 A garden of peace and harmony
 Being different does not matter here,
 All creatures, big and small, living together
 Unlike the other world,  they do not live in fear.
  
 A place where one is accepted as who they are
 A spirit kindred to life, when mortal born,
 A being coming from the depths within
 And not subject to ridicule and scorn.
  
 Not a world of race, color or gender
 Nor closed minded ridicule or prejudice...you see,
 But a world that respects another’s dream
 Of what or who they wish to be.
  
 Free to boldly walk the lands, both far and near
 To lives one’s life without suffering or fear,
 Not to be accepted by belief, gender or race, you see
 But by the love, understanding and knowledge of a spirit born free.
  
 Together we live the hand that Fate has dealt us
 Not sure, or dwell, on our final destiny,
 But live to enjoy the moment, the hour, the day
 That is what life is about, don’t you see.
  
 So into the not so secret garden I will venture
 Along the path least traveled, 
 To know love, understanding, to follow one’s dreams
 Unlike the other  world unraveled.
                        (Larry “Dutch” Woller  )
   
A not so secret garden that is my world, where visitors are welcome… 🙂

With that I will close for now.. It is back to chasing dreams, dealing with life’s challenges and the weather… but I shall return again on day, Fate be willin’ and the creeks don’t rise… 🙂

What better way to share peace, love and understanding than with music.. 🙂

 

 

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato

14 thoughts on ““I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ( Mother Teresa) on the path least traveled…

    • Thank you for stopping by!!.. I do not have social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) at the moment.. I do have a number of news media (national and international) sites I browse early in the morning to get an idea of what is going on in the world.. 🙂

      Until we meet again…
      May you always walk in the sunshine
      May you never want for more
      May Irish angels rest their wings
      Right beside your front door.
      (Irish Saying)

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      • Thank you for stopping by and kind words!!.. glad you enjoyed your visit!.. I deal with the outside world in small doses also… 🙂

        Get well soon and until we meet again..
        May the sun shine all day long
        Everything go right, nothing go wrong
        May those you love bring love back to you
        May all the wishes you wish come true
        May peace be within you
        May your heart be strong
        May you find whatever you’re seeking
        Wherever you may roam
                          (Irish Saying)

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    • Thank you for stopping by and kind words!.. glad you enjoyed your visit!!.. I think that if everyone would give a little, a few would not have to give a lot… 🙂

      Until we meet again..
      May flowers always line your path
      and sunshine light your way,
      May songbirds serenade your
      every step along the way,
      May a rainbow run beside you
      in a sky that’s always blue,
      And may happiness fill your heart
      each day your whole life through.
      May the sun shine all day long
      Everything go right, nothing go wrong
      May those you love bring love back to you
      And may all the wishes you wish come true
      (Irish Saying)

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    • Thank you for stopping by and kind words!!.. glad you enjoyed your visit!!.. 🙂

      Until we meet again..
      May flowers always line your path
      and sunshine light your way,
      May songbirds serenade your
      every step along the way,
      May a rainbow run beside you
      in a sky that’s always blue,
      And may happiness fill your heart
      each day your whole life through.
      (Irish Saying)

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  1. Thank you for your beautiful poems, the Barack Obama quote about change and the songs. I had not heard “From a Distance” in a few years. It’s a good song with important perspective. Like you, I feel a subtle change in the wind for good. We have a lot of work to do, but anything is possible. I’ll keep hoping with you!

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    • Thank you for stopping by and kind words!!.. glad you enjoyed your visit!!… we will keep hoping!.. 🙂

      Hope all is well in your part of the universe and life is all that you wish for it to be!.. 🙂

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  2. “A world that has become unraveled.” Ain’t that the truth ! Actually, I think that that is the best poem that you have written, that I have seen. You could pin that up in every classroom in the country. My country, England, and yours. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  3. Quoting Barack Obama and his words on change reminded me of the words from Mahatma Gandhi, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Your post is so powerful and a great reminder that in striving for peace we strive for the right kind of changes that can but only make the world a beautiful place.

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    • Thank you for stopping by!.. I believe if everyone would change a little, few would not have to change a lot… 🙂

      Until we meet again..

      May your troubles be less
      Your blessings be more
      And nothing but happiness
      Come through your door
      (Irish Saying)

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