Living the New Earth

The New Earth is a place that you create by the way in which you move through life.

As Krishnamurti said: “We move in the space we create as we move.”

These 20 things are where the rubber meets the road. Check them out! Happy Living!

20 things to do today



Peace is here when we are in Peace! It may sometimes not look like it in your surroundings, but trust that the Peace you find in yourself will show up in your life! Dedicate yourself to Peace and it will be in your life. This song is for us, to cheer us on to Peace Now!


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Justify Your Existence

Thich Nhat Hanh now is the time this is it

Listen to this statement:

I am that by which I know that I am.

Let it sink in and feel what it is pointing you to. It is something that cannot be touched, heard or see. We have a word for it: consciousness. But that is also just a stand-in for what it really is.

Now listen to this statement:

You are of the nature of no-birth, no-dwelling, no-disintegration, and no-death.

Another way of saying this is a statement on the implicate order:

In the implicate order any element, no matter how small, contains within itself the totality of the universe.

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We Stood Together

A beautiful heartfelt tribute to John F. Kennedy!


Fifty years ago today, I set out just after dark with my mother and two friends to pay our respects to our slain president as he lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda. It was a last minute decision. I had begged my mother to take us. She thought it might be dangerous, but in the end, she knew that we would be witnesses to history. We put on our winter coats and climbed into our Rambler American. As we listened to coverage on the radio during the drive from Wheaton, Maryland into Washington, D.C., we wept.

I don’t remember how my mother found a place to park, but she did. As we walked towards the crowd, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing  – a huge mass of people of all ages. The line was so long that we couldn’t see the front, and after we joined them, it…

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November Peace Challenge: Reconciliation – B4Peace

Kozo’s November Peace Challenge for Bloggers for Peace is “Love Thy Enemy“.

A Charismatic Figure

He had the energy signature of my father, although I only realized that years later. At that time I realized as well that I had superimposed my image of my father onto him. This charismatic figure was very much enamored with himself (which didn’t exclude love for his family and all of humanity.) He was a man whose personality was full of contradictions but he had a heart of gold that made you want to love him “despite” his many rough edges, immaturity and inconsistencies. He was a born actor, a real drama queen, and he excelled at it. At times it was both fascinating and repulsive to watch him in action.
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A Day in a World Full of Peace

This post was inspired by the October Peace Challenge of Bloggers For Peace: “With as much detail as possible, describe a day in a world full of peace.” Thank you, Kozo!

A Day in a World Full of Peace

Before I open my eyes, I feel cozy warmth embracing me in the room. My mind is serene with no thoughts. I know I am waking into a peaceful world. I luxuriate in the feeling of that deep peace that pervades all life in this world. All forms of life are in a harmonious symbiosis with one another and sustenanceis found easily by each life form naturally and effortlessly.
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