Once I had a dream ...
or maybe I read it and incorporated it.
Sometimes, memory of where fails me,
but I know it was good, really good.
and we all lived there, together.
There was peace among all faiths,
and all races; opportunity existed for all.
celebrated the joy of their uniqueness.
Sharing whatever they had with
those who had need, without obligation.
the planet that we were so blessed with.
The environment was nurtured like a baby,
protected from greedy users and abusers.
love for every living thing.
Understanding how creation of all life
directly relates to us on a personal level.
joy for discovery of something new.
Not a form of obedience or requirement,
but a beautiful understanding of balance.
there was no need for a defense budget.
We were all a part of the big picture;
all people had a voice, we were important.
a world of Jesus and Mohammad,
a world of LaoTsu and Buddha,
where all paths have honor and validity.
learning became a way of life for all people.
Religion was not a means of conversion,
but a method of discovering ones own path.
success in your business,
sunshine in your love life,
health in your physicality.
peace in world relations,
honesty in their rhetoric,
openness in their policies.
freedom in our thoughts,
knowledge of all things,
lessons in how to think.
integrity in your dealings,
love in your friendships,
beauty in your creations.