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  • Has anyone ever noticed how really sadistic the letter S is? I mean it is said turn swords into plowshares but all you really need do is drop the letter S from the word SWORD and you will have a way to make peace guaranteed. Words make peace in the form of dialogue. Once you have sat across the table from "the Other" it is impossible ever to see him as anything else but as one with you. It then becomes impossible to want to make war on this person,his family,his community ,his town,his country. This isn't a revelation I know but it can be no coincidence that just by dropping the letter S from the word Sword gives us a vehicle for peace. always we can choose to paint love with our words. Words were meant as instruments of sound to paint beauty.
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