Peace isn’t easy. Peace comes at a price. Today is ANZAC Day where we remember the price paid for the peace we enjoy today. We can let ourselves be ruled by Mars, God of War. Be combative, difficult, rigid and judgemental; Embrace conflict and make aggression the first stop. Or we can remember that there is always another way. Let the Goddess of Peace in. Be flexible, assertive, willing to listen, and capable of change; Choose compassion and tolerance. It isn’t easy. It isn’t allowing bad behaviour, either. It’s about choosing peaceful ways of resolving conflict.
May we always remember the cost of our choices.