Let us put it all away.
Put away all the toys.
All the distractions.
Let us dream.
Let us dream of peace. Perfect peace. This very day.
I want every human being to love truth. To dwell in beauty. To live in wonder of God’s creation.
To rise above the facts. To float above the circumstances. To kiss God on the cheek.
To smile at a child.
To shake hands with a friend. To hug an enemy.
To hope. To believe. To pray.
To give great thanks. To humbly offer praise.
To graciously receive. To generously give.
To be alive.
To not be afraid.
I want every human being to ask: Why isn’t it always this way?
Perhaps though most of all, I want us to be honest.
Honest about our desire to love. Our desire to be kind.
With no embarrassment, with no shame.
Freed from all worry that people will think it strange.