Something to think about …. “First they came … “!!


MartinN

~~December 8, 2015~~ 

SILENCE MAKES YOU AN ACCOMPLICE

Where’s our Martin Niemöller?

This graph, presents a poem, which been shared plenty of times in the blogosphere. Please, allow me the opportunity to present it again.

I want to apply it to our present time.

I’ve seen it many times.

Every time it makes me think.

More so now, in view of the ugly turn in the road where American politics seem to be headed.

To me, the bottom line is that if you don’t speak up for others who are somehow persecuted, eventually your turn will come and there will be no one to stand up for your when you are persecuted.

It’s time to stand up and hold your ground.

BLine

~MARTIN NIEMOLLER~

Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) was a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps.

The quotation stems from Niemöller’s lectures during the early postwar period. Different versions of the quotation exist. These can be attributed to the fact that Niemöller spoke extemporaneously and in a number of settings.

Much controversy surrounds the content of the poem as it has been printed in varying forms, referring to diverse groups such as Catholics, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jews, Trade Unionists, or Communists depending upon the version. Nonetheless his point was that Germans – in particular, he believed, the leaders of the Protestant churches – had been complicit through their silence in the Nazi imprisonment, persecution, and murder of millions of people.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007392

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~

Google Images

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First he came for the Mexicans, then he came for the war heroes, then he came for African Americans, then he came for the immigrants, then he came for the Jews, then he came for the “gays” …. now he’s coming for the Muslims. Maybe you can add someone else or he will continue adding groups.

Is anyone going to stand up to him?

HortyRex©

BLine

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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Thoughts for today, #296 .… “We ARE one”!!


PleaseLove

~~December 3, 2015~~ 

WE ARE ONE

“later that night
i held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
and whispered
where does it hurt?

it answered
everywhere
everywhere
everywhere.”

~Warsan Shire~

Warsan Shire (born 1988) is a Somali–British writer, poet, editor and teacher. Shire was born in 1988 in Kenya to Somali parents. She immigrated to the United Kingdom aged 1. Shire has a . As of 2015, she primarily resides in London.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsan_Shire

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

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Lightworker’s Academy

Kate Spencer

https://www.facebook.com/thelightworkersacademy/

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We ALL are ONE!! 

ItIsJean

To start the day …. “World Peace Day 2015”!!


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At the end of the day …. “Seth Andrews …. Something Beautiful”!!


Seth3

~~November 16, 2015~~ 

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

Why are we so quick to see the ugly …

when we stand before the beautiful?

GoldSwirl

Nathan Phelps and Seth Andrews
Posted by Loren Miller on November 9, 2015

~Hang With Friends~

And it is beautiful, too, indeed, I think some of Seth Andrews’ best work. Interesting point: rather than Seth’s dulcet baritone doing the narration, this piece presses Nathan Phelps’ deep bass intonation into service, bringing a different flavor to it, as well as a healthy dose of irony.

www.http://atheistnexus.org/

GoldSwirl

These are trying times.

From past history and events to present times.

It doesn’t matter where you look.

It doesn’t matter what beliefs you hold dear or follow.

It doesn’t matter who you follow.

Groups, religions, cultures, societies, races, nations.

What has changed?

What have we learned?

It’s all a mentality of “them versus us”?

Take a look.

HortyRex©

GoldSwirl

~~GRAPHICS SOURCES~~

Google Images

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~~SOURCES~~

https://www.facebook.com/seth.andrews.31

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheThinkingAtheist

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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#WeAlllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~Something Beautiful~

~Published on Nov 9, 2015~

Why are we so quick to see the ugly … when we stand before the beautiful?

Thanks to Nathan Phelps for lending his voice to this short video.

Thanks to our patrons, who have made its production possible: http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews

GoldSwirl

We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!! 

THuman

We ALL are ONE!! 

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Resonating Thoughts #2 …. “Declare PEACE: Someone Has to Do It”!!


DeclarePeace

~~November 16, 2015~~ 

SOMEONE HAS TO DO IT

Declare World Peace

One syllable, five letters, containing so much grace.
You’d think each single soul would find it easy to embrace.
Whispered in the darkness by those who live in fear.
Shouted from the mountaintops for everyone to hear.

Elusive as the wind that blows it often slips away.
Leaving in its shadow, pain and sorrow in the fray.
Let us join together as we call for war to cease.
Let us all agree to all declare we want world peace.

In every corner of the world in every language known.
Speak the words of peace in every country, every zone.
Add your voice until we drown the noise of hate and war.
Until the sound of peace becomes a loud and thunderous roar.

~Samia Arroyo~

http://www.ideclareworldpeace.org/Poetry.html

GoldSwirl

~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

https://www.facebook.com/newbeginningsguatemala/

Definition of “resonating”

Evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief ….

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~~SOURCES~~ 

http://www.ideclareworldpeace.org/

https://www.facebook.com/DeclarePeace?v=wall

https://plus.google.com/+IdeclareworldpeaceOrg/posts

GoldSwirl

#ResonatingThoughts #2 #EvokeFeeling #SharedEmotionOrBelief #DeclareWorldPeace #SomeoneHasToDoIt #OneSyllable #FiveLetters #Poetry #Poem #Poet #SamiaArroyo #BloggersForPeace #EveryCountry #EveryZone #PowerWrittenWord

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

BP5

We ALL are ONE!! 

RexYinYang1

Thoughts for today, #286 .… “Where does it hurt? Everywhere …. “


Atlas2

~~November 16, 2015~~ 

EVERYWHERE

“Later that night
I held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
and whispered
where does it hurt?

It answered
everywhere
everywhere
everywhere.”

~Warsan Shire~

GoldSwirl

Warsan Shire (born 1988) is a Somali–British writer, poet, editor and teacher. Shire was born in 1988 in Kenya to Somali parents. She immigrated to the United Kingdom aged 1. Shire has a . As of 2015, she primarily resides in London.

Shire has received various awards for her art. In April 2013, she was presented with Brunel University’s inaugural African Poetry Prize, an award earmarked for poets who have yet to publish a full-length poetry collection. She was chosen from a shortlist of six candidates out of a total 655 entries.

In October 2013, Shire was also selected from a shortlist of six young bards as the first Young Poet Laureate for London. The honor is part of the London Legacy Development Corporation’s Spoke program, which focuses on promoting arts and culture in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsan_Shire

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~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~

https://www.facebook.com/SueFitzmauriceAuthor/?fref=ts

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#ThoughtsForToday #286 #WhereDoesItHurt #Everywhere #Atlas #World #Quote #WarsanShire #SomaliBritishWriter #Poet #Editor #Teacher #Kenya  #SomaliParents #Immigrated #UnitedKingdom #London #YoungPoetLaureate #AVoice #SueFitzmauriceAuthor #PowerWrittenWord

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

GoldSwirl

We ALL are connected through HUMANITY!!

Warsan Shire

We ALL are ONE!! 

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IOTD …. Images of the day, #388 …. “The Love of Reading”!!


Drag

~~November 16, 2015~~ 

THE LOVE OF READING

“I have sometimes dreamt … that when the Day of Judgment dawns and the great conquerors and lawyers and statesmen come to receive their rewards — their crowns, their laurels, their names carved indelibly upon imperishable marble — the Almighty will turn to Peter and will say, not without a certain envy when He sees us coming with our books under our arms:

“Look, these need no reward.

We have nothing to give them here.

They have loved reading.”

~Virginia Woolf, The Second Common Reader~

http://www.goodreads.com

GoldSwirl

~~GRAPHIC SOURCE~~ 

https://www.facebook.com/FairiesDragonsAndOtherMythologicalCreatures/?pnref=story

GoldSwirl

A dear blogger friend taught me this concept.

You can find Michelle here: http://mchelsmusings.wordpress.com/

~IN HER OWN WORDS~

IOTD” is image of the day, a concept I came up with. I teach visual meditative therapy – or in easy terms – a mini mental holiday. For some people it is very difficult for them to get their image right. I post an image a day for people to use in their mini mental vacay. Some are serious, some are silly, and some are just beautiful!”

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#IOTD #ImageOfTheDay #388 #DearBloggerFriend #HerOwnWords #Serious #Silly #JustBeautiful #DragonReading #Library #ManyBooks #Illustration #Cartoon #TheLoveOfreading #Quote #VirginiaWoolf #TheSecondCommonReader #GoodReads #FairiesDragonsAndOtherMythologicalCreatures

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

GoldSwirl

We ALL are ONE!! 

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