~~March 12, 2017~~
BREATHE AND PUSH
I found this video yesterday.
As it frequently happens, I found it by chance.
Scrolling through Facebook.
It’s a bit long but it’s worth every minute.
It’s a very badly needed message.
This is a video from New Years Eve 2016.
It applies more and more … as these 50+ days of ‘leadership‘ have gone by.
I think it’s a gem!
Always hang on to hope.
~This is the message I have been craving to hear~
My ears ache after listening to line after negative line in the news, reading the political drama on Facebook, and reading my family’s and friends’ opinions.
These words are weighing me down with heavy, uneasy feelings about the future.
We’ve marched, signed petitions, and called our senators, and the news is not changing. People are tired. I am tired. Life doesn’t seem fair.
We need a pep talk – and I’ve found one.
Valerie Kaur‘s powerful and uplifting look at our world today is so refreshing in this chaotic climate.
As an award-winning filmmaker, civil rights lawyer, media commentator, Sikh activist and interfaith leader, Kaur’s work of storytelling inspires social change. This video from New Year’s Eve has the call for 2017. I needed this passionate and beautiful speech. Hers is a realistic voice asking me a valid question:
What if this is our nation’s great transition?
on Feb 25, 2017
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Sikhism is a monotheistic religion, and the basic Sikh belief is represented in the phrase Ik Onkar meaning “One God.”
Sikhism was founded in the Punjab region in India in the 15th century by Guru Nanak Dev. Sikhism broke from Hinduism due, in part, to its rejection of the caste system.
It consists of three weapons and a circle: the khanda, two kirpans and the chakkar which is a circle.
It is the military emblem of the Sikhs.
It is also part of the design of the Nishan Sahib. A double edged khanda (sword) is placed at the top of a Nishan Sahib flag as an ornament or finial.
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~~Published on Feb 26, 2017~~
Breathe and push
Sikh-American civil rights advocate Valarie Kaur’s plea to her country in the times of Drumpf.
We ALL are ONE!!