Love’s In Need Of Love Today.

By Jerry Alatalo

“Ahimsa [infinite love] is a weapon of matchless potency. It is the summum bonum of life. It is an attribute of the brave, in fact it is their all. It does not come within the reach of the coward. It is no wooden or lifeless dogma but a living and lifegiving force. It is the special attribute of the soul.” GANDHI (1869-1948)

Humanity needs love, not war

ne wonders what effects on United Nations Security Council members, national and state leaders listening to music before starting their meetings would create – such as from the blind genius Stevie Wonder. The theory accepted by most in the healthcare field about blind people is that, because of their inability to see, other available abilities naturally become much more focused, sharpened and developed to compensate.

The theory certainly is proven in the work of Stevie Wonder in the field of music, who, despite blindness, has created some of the most beautiful, complex and extraordinary artistry in recent history. One can only imagine what the world’s state of affairs would look like today, if before meetings of the Security Council and national governments since 1976 his “Love’s In Need of Love Today” were played… loud and clear.

It’s remarkable, disappointing and unfortunate that – besides religious men and women of the world’s various traditions – in the over 6-years of heart-breaking violence, war and destruction in Syria and the 2-years in Yemen, there haven’t been proposals such as: “Please stop bombing the people of Syria and Yemen – but please love them.”

When one takes a good long, hard look at the varying and many proposals coming from those perceived as experts to resolve the world’s wars and bring peace (most enjoying excellent vision since birth), perhaps their taking some extremely “sound advice” from a blind man has reached the point where it’s become more than necessary.

Tomahawk cruise missiles launched toward their targets are not “beautiful”, but hideous creations designed solely to kill fellow, innocent brothers and sisters in the human family – to inflict harm and destroy. Let those who call for war and “bombs bursting in air” know they suffer from spiritual blindness, and that love for one’s fellow human beings is truly beautiful.

Some – after hearing Stevie Wonder’s message, and “seeing” where he was coming from when he created it – may feel sufficiently moved to act in preventing escalation of violence in Syria, Yemen, the Middle East and everywhere on Earth. If so, and American, call the United States congressional switchboard below and talk to or message your representative and Senators. Send a message to representatives and Senators in neighboring states as well. Or… if moved greatly act by leaving your message in all 50 states.

U.S. Congressional switchboard phone #: 202-224-3121

Thank you.

World peace is possible.

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(From Stevie Wonder’s 1976 masterpiece: “Songs In the Key of Life”)

Love’s In Need of Love Today

Good morn’ or evening friends, here’s your friendly announcer
I have serious news to pass on to everybody
What I’m about to say could mean the world’s disaster
Could change your joy and laughter to tears and pain

It’s that love’s in need of love today
Don’t delay, send yours in right away
Hate’s going around breaking many hearts
Stop it please, before it’s gone too far

The force of evil plans to make you its possession
And it will if we let it destroy everybody
We all must take precautionary measures
If love and peace you treasure, then you’ll hear me when I say

Oh, that love’s in need of love today
Don’t delay send yours in right away
Hate’s going around breaking many hearts
Stop it please, before it’s gone too far

People, you know that love’s in need of love today
Don’t delay send yours in right away
You know that hate’s, hate’s goin’ round breaking many hearts
Stop, stop it please, before it’s gone too far

It’s up to you, cause love’s in need of love today
Don’t delay, send yours in right away
You know that hate’s, hate’s going around
Breaking – hate’s tried to break my heart many times
Don’t – you’ve got to stop it please
Before… before… before…

Love’s in need of love, love today
Don’t delay send yours in right away
You know that hate’s going around, hate’s going around
Hate’s going around and it tried breaking up many hearts

You’ve got to, I’ve got to, they’ve got to
We’ve got to, they’ve got to, we’ve got to stop it before it’s gone too far
Love’s, love’s in need of love
Did you ever think that love would be in need of love today
Don’t delay, send yours in right away

Bring it down a little –  love is very peaceful, so bring it down a little
Love’s in need… of love today

What the world needs now…

Um, L-O-V-E love… Oh, L-O-V-E love

Just give the world love.

(Thank you to Stevie Wonder – Topic at YouTube)

Pray For ALL People.

Posted September 18, 2013

by Jerry Alatalo

“All the philosophers of the world who had a religion have said in all ages: ‘There is a God; and one must be just.’ That, then is the universal religion established in all ages and throughout mankind. The point in which they all agree is therefore true, and the systems through which they differ therefore false.”

VOLTAIRE (1694-1778) French philosopher

Prayer For All People, All Life, And All Things.

Posted August 11, 2013 by Jerry Alatalo

“Prayer that craves a particular commodity, anything less than all good, is viscious… prayer as a means to effect a private end is meanness and theft… As soon as the man is one with God, he will not beg.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

earthblog2Prayer is communication with God, the Creator. Some people never pray, some pray once a week during church services, some pray when faced with particularly difficult life situations, when in the foxhole during warfare as an example. Still other people have come to a point where every step is as a prayer. Where life, all life, can be thought of as sacred.

Every person deserves to be, and must be, respected regarding his or her personal relationship with God, the Creator. One person should never tell another that their spiritual status is right or wrong. Spirituality is something that is every person’s business and nobody else’s. Each person will find their own way in the realms of spirituality; others may communicate, but not judge others for, what they have observed in those realms.

It is the sole responsibility of every person to discern spiritual writings and either accept or reject what they have to offer. Perhaps one will feel in their gut, what some term intuition, that the ideas and thoughts conveyed in particular writings resonate. Intuition is a very interesting subject which fascinates us when we realize that it was built in to us as human beings. When we think about the human experience we become overwhelmed that such an amazing scenario, life and reality, came to exist in the first place.

There are times when we sit and allow our minds to imagine what is occurring on the rest of the Earth. All of the information we receive throughout our lives from travels, personal experiences, books, films, news reports, websites, blogs, communications through many forms and types, all add to the intensity and vividness of our imagining of the situations in the world now.

“Great Spirit we pray for all people, all life, and all things on this Mother Earth. We pray for the two-legged, the four-legged, the winged, those that live in the water, the crawling things, the green things, the rocks, the air, the waters and all things. We pray for those who live in areas where war and suffering are occurring; that leaders will emerge to bring an end to fighting and a lasting peace. We pray for those living in areas where there are weather events which have left people in difficult situations. We pray for people who are in situations where the absence of love, forgiveness and compassion has led to harmful words, anger, physical and emotional violence, pain, and suffering. Please bring better days to all these Great Spirit. We humbly thank you for the food that Mother Earth freely provides us and ask that all may be given their sustenance. We thank you for humanity’s coming together as one with friendship, brotherhood, mutual respect and good intentions for all people no matter their status. We thank you that this feeling of unity and oneness is being felt by more and more people all across this beautiful Earth. We thank you for this growing awareness and the increased feelings of unconditional love and forgiveness.”

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It Is True. Love Is The Answer.

The Earth seen from Apollo 17.

by Jerry Alatalo / May 29, 2013

 

Wouldn’t it be something if all the leaders of countries around the world agreed to attend a conference? The name of the conference would be “A New World. Love is the Answer.” Man, can you imagine such a thing actually occurring? We would see presidents and prime ministers and other leaders of nations coming in and giving speeches about love.

Now we must think deeply about this. When we imagine such a possibility we immediately shrug such a thought off because it seems to be so outside the realm of possibility. Let us look at our thoughts on the concept of love. What do we really think about the set of aspects of love? It seems a fact that almost everyone in the world thinks that increasing the presence of love is a good thing.

When we look deeply into the situation on Earth it is observed that the world’s leaders rarely emphasize the true importance of love. Can we agree that love is the most powerful force not only on this Earth but in the universe? Can we agree that if every single man, woman and child were aware that love is the most important force in the universe that there would be the elimination of every problem faced by people?

So logic tells us that there would be benefit in every effort made to place love at the forefront in our lives. This is logical because love is the greatest force that we can think of. One feels a type of confusion when love is not emphasized in proportion to the emphasis it deserves. One can see that the power of love is free and unlimited.

All a person has to do to use this enormous power is to love their own self and others. We humans think that we have evolved to such a high level when leaders cannot even emphasize this most powerful force in the universe. Who are these people who are calling for fighting wars and killing people? Do you believe that those who call for killing are leaders? Do you really believe that?

If people are so evolved why is there still fighting and killing occurring here on Earth? Logic would tell us that we have evolved less than we give ourselves credit for. Here is another question to think deeply about. How is it that when one individual murders another person the murderer goes to prison for life, but when there is murder on a large-scale, in the thousands and thousands, that those responsible do not serve one day in jail?

My friends these things called war with their murders have to end. It is so simple to see that they do not emphasize love but love’s opposite. And what better time to put to an end these murderous affairs than now, today? If we believe that we as people have evolved to such a great extent it seems we have fooled ourselves. We do not hear any of our leaders mentioning that war should end.

We have a lot of work to do my friends. Surely we can see that the oneness of humanity is a very worthwhile goal to attempt. Think deeply about what this world would be like if oneness was in the thoughts of every person; if oneness was achieved.

Would not future generations look back at the actions we took which led to mankind’s greatest historical achievement, oneness, and be overwhelmingly grateful to us? They would read in their history books how in the year 2013 the human race joined together and accomplished what was previously thought impossible.

We are finding reasons for more optimism as many men and women around the world, in every region, are communicating in a good way that increases understanding and feelings of brotherhood. Many of you are aware of this and sense in your bones and blood that good things are occurring.

Slowly our levels of seeing that such a magnificent series of events could occur that would lead to full realization of oneness are growing larger. There are many more people every day who are coming to the thought that this is really possible and become willing to join in the effort to carry out the goal. In the hearts of many more every day human potential and the sense of the possible are coming into clearer view.

So now we see people taking good action to complete this world-changing task, gladly, and with gratitude for being able to help with this most magnificent of accomplishments. The power of love in its unlimited supply is then used to easily carry out the task.

Every man, woman and child wakes up to a new world where love is observed in every person, every animal, every plant and every thing.

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Stevie Wonder “As”.