Valuing Everyone

We need to be gentle,
Remember we are, as are
Others – only human –
Worthy of love and respect.
Our hearts are fragile –
From being often broken;
Our capacity for love
Though limitless – sometimes –
Encounters walls unscalable.
We shall not close our lives
To opportunity, possibility;
We continue sharing compassion,
Devotion, emotion, and kindness.
We embrace those varied abilities,
Gifts, passions, skills, talents,
Which might encourage, inspire,
Someone else to begin releasing
Their greatness to help all those
Who hope, somehow, to change
Our world into a more loving place.

© Jo Ann J. A. Jordan

Prompt: In such times as these, it is best to accentuate our commonalities. Create something to nurture lovingkindness between those with differences.

Gratitude Rocks:
Copy editing, which I thoroughly enjoy.
The fact that I am writing more recently.
Surviving solitude.
Total PA.
Layers, necessary when trying to curb the use of electricity.

Thank you for visiting Haphazard Creative. I am in the midst of a Creativity Project where I attempt to make at least one post daily. I accomplished that goal for all of 2020, despite the pandemic. Most days, I post a prompt that might inspire you to create something of your own. If you wish to follow the site, there are available means in the sidebar. Also, please: like posts, comment, share and make suggestions. I intend what I am doing to be inclusive.

Everything on Haphazard Creative is © Jo Ann J. A. Jordan.

2 thoughts on “Valuing Everyone

  1. So true! I love and agree with everything you said. Even with our differences, we are of course still human. Focusing on the similarities helps break down those barriers and it allows us to understand and appreciate the differences themselves without hate. Beautiful piece. ❤️

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    1. Thank you so much! I often say, “If we were not all different, the world would not be half so beautiful a place.” I believe there is room enough and love enough for everyone. By writing, I try to make a difference, and what else I can, but to save the world, we must all come together in love and make changes necessary to lift one another up.

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