Tag Archives: Pacifism

A Spiritual Autobiography

I wrote the below spiritual autobiography a dozen years ago as part of a servant leadership study group.  While it definitely needs updating, it serves well as a brief overview of my spiritual history and development over much of my … Continue reading

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POEM: Commander-in-chief

Just Say it Three times fast He/she/it Commander-in-chief Presiding over No unwounded soldiers As sum kind Of used scars salesman Master of what we auto do Protector of awe we car about As if Some amored vehicle Good grief Shock … Continue reading

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POEM: Loving Your Enemas

The legal lists Were longing With who hurt And who not heard Attesting too How much they love They’re enemas Only wading For sue a side As eminent just us And inevitably knot Passing the smell test This is a … Continue reading

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POEM: A Brother Lying

Prey fore the dead In the name of Jesus In resurrection of those soully asleep Getting a phallus rise Out of Christianity That is, US More sow then radical Islam In violate fundamental lists Dissembling faith, hope, and love As … Continue reading

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POEM: The Yeast Of These

Wile there is much bred Daily preyed for Ample for awe concerned That seemingly still Fomenting swell times A mist repleting agin and agin In dubitable motifs Giving ascent to That for most ingredient A telling signature of homme The … Continue reading

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POEM: Liberal Mined Violent

Some liberal mined violent Call up on pacifists To condemn a brand of violence To wit They object Ultimately subjected To accost Without benefit analysis Coming efface to efface With realty And a sorted loved wons Unwilling to accede where … Continue reading

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POEM: Joining That Mystical Union

Having Evolved Too keep Every last won Of this sophisticated specious Under opposable thumbs Like a perch In a stream of consciousness Executing my porpoise The best I can do A thwart on the phase of humanity This avowing That … Continue reading

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POEM: The Game of Life

One day I realized The game of life And going back In the box Only to find The rules had been lost Long a go And still The game goes on This short poem plays with the notion that life … Continue reading

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POEM: A Rude Invitation

Violence is an invitation To more violence And a rude invitation at that Such invitations need not be returned As you might have guest Violence begets violence.  Means produce ends.  How can we escape this vicious cycle?  Must we accept … Continue reading

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POEM: Chapter 58 – Isaiah

Chapter 58 – Isaiah Isaiah was a man A kind of a man More generous than his wealth Untouchable by another’s profits With a frugality beyond any poverty He was a gentle man With a purposefulness typically beyond words Speaking … Continue reading

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POEM: Navy Yard Killings

Navy Yard Killings In these crazy times Of senseless killings Nations seek a return To sensible killings There are many levels of crazy.  There are perhaps even more levels of crazy when it comes to killing.  I am not surprised … Continue reading

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POEM: Hypothetical Questions

Your hypothetical questions Have prevailed I will no longer oppose violence Except in the real world No related posts.

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FREE POSTER: MLK I Have a Dream, Obama I Have Drone

To celebrate the legacy of peace and justice of Martin Luther King, Jr. this upcoming MLK Day 2013, I have designed this free downloadable poster: “MLK I Have a Dream, Obama I Have Drone” You can download this free 8-1/2 … Continue reading

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Army of One

Army of One – I’d Settle for That – FUNNY ANTI-WAR BUTTON Army of One – I’d Settle for That – FUNNY ANTI-WAR BUTTON This cool design is linked to a button, but other great Top Pun products like T-shirts, … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Jesus Quote–BUTTON Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Matthew 5:9 – Jesus–BUTTON This cool design is linked to a button, but other great Top Pun products like T-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs, caps, key chains, magnets, posters, … Continue reading

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POLITICAL CARTOON: Comedian Jesus – Love Your Enemies

Comedian Jesus Speaks! Welcome to Comedian Club Jesus!  This is the latest installment the Top Pun series of comics that run on Sundays, featuring CEO Jesus, Free Market Jesus, Country Club Jesus, General Jesus, Comedian Jesus, and who knows what … Continue reading

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POLITICAL CARTOON: General Jesus – Blessed Are Those Who Kill People Who Kill People

General Jesus Speaks! Welcome to Gen. Jesus!  This is the third installment a new Top Pun series of comics that will run on Sundays, featuring CEO Jesus, Free Market Jesus, Country Club Jesus, General Jesus, Comedian Jesus, and who knows … Continue reading

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Driveby Conversation: No War in Iran

Every Sunday in Toledo Ohio, the Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition has a demonstration at a major intersection to protest current wars and potential future wars.  The Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition has been doing this every Sunday since the beginning of … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty, Conscience Exemptions for Everything

With the Obama administration’s recent rules requiring organizations owned by religious groups to provide contraceptive coverage as part of their employees’ health insurance, conservative groups and the Roman Catholic Church have gotten all their panties in a bunch, which is … Continue reading

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Black Bloc Anarchists Play into Hands of State Control

Chris Hedges of Znet reports on the The Cancer in Occupy as the Black Bloc Anarchists who typically are the small number in the Occupy movement protesters who behave violently, attacking police, and destroying property.  While the Occupy movement as … Continue reading

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