Thoughts for Our Time..
...came across this today - seems appropriate for our time
A Franciscan Blessing:
May G-d bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart.
May Go-d bless you with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people you may work for justice, freedom and peace.
May G-d bless you with tears to shed for those who suffer from pain, rejection, starvation, and war, so that you may reach out your hand to comfort them and to turn their pain into joy.
And may G-d bless you with enough foolishness to believe that you can make a difference in this world, so that you can do what others claim cannot be done.