VII. The Makings of a Good General (Days of Change)

In the seventh hexagram, we are shown the image of the all-important groundwater that remains mostly hidden yet is always stored within the earth. When applied to society, this image means that power and strength—the potential for military might—exists just beneath the surface in even a strictly civilian population. Furthermore, the laws of the universeContinue reading “VII. The Makings of a Good General (Days of Change)”

The Cost of War (Gear-Up Monday)

“There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War So we arrive on our very first “Gear-Up Monday” and we’ll take thisContinue reading “The Cost of War (Gear-Up Monday)”

A Plea for Peace

Said the king to the people everywhere, “Listen to what I say– Pray for peace, people everywhere!” —Noel Regney, 1962 …[W]herever we are, we must all, in our daily lives, live up to the age-old faith that peace and freedom walk together….we shall also do our part to build a world of peace where theContinue reading “A Plea for Peace”