What the world needs now…
“What the world needs now, is love sweet love.
It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.
What the world needs now, is love sweet love.
Not just for you and me, but for everyone.”
Those immortal words of Burt Bacharach and Hal David ring ever more true today. Our time here on Earth is precious and our relationships are even more so.
Yet, today it seems, on every avenue and around every bend there is fighting, divisiveness, derision and hate. There’s news of feuding families, enemies, thieves and conquerors, with selfish agendas and wicked intents. Death, sickness, despair, wars and rumors of war are mass fed to us from every angle possible.
All of that negative energy then feeds on itself creating a vision of a scary world indeed.
Take a step back and listen with your heart and you will see that devils intend it this way. You are supposed to be scared. You are supposed to be clawing back your neighbor to eke by, in a seemingly out of control world with no happiness or hope.
It is much easier to control your life and soul if you are afraid. Those that long to leash you work tirelessly to keep you in this state of fear.
But, “Fear not!” says the wise one. There is good news. It is all illusion. That’s right. YOU are in control of your thoughts. You decide your actions. You can make your own universe. You are free to fly… if only you will it.
Only you can choose to focus on the good, the blessings, the beauty around you, to love one another and yourself, to have faith and make positive changes, to create good things and thrive in a joyous thankful life. It really is up to you.
And, like a stone tossed into a pond, when you spread love and radiate positive energy it has a ripple effect on everything and everyone you meet as well.
Fear is the enemy. Love is the power and is truly what the world needs more of. – KD
(The above column appeared in the debut edition with more edits. I am publishing this original less edited version again 8 years later as its message still rings true today, maybe even more so.
Thank you for supporting and joining The Sunshine Express in it’s mission to spread more love to our world. – KingDaddy)