Step 32 – Reach One, Reach All

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image by Irene Nowicki

if you could say one thing to the entire world, what would you say?

one sentence, that suddenly rang out loud and clear, for all to hear.

in all languages.

what would YOU say?

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a) stop fighting and war, let us live in peace

b) this financial crisis will be short lived; stop worrying and stressing

c) the planet is in danger, let us save it now

d) love is all there is, that is what we are here to learn

e) the wise man eats and sleeps well

f) all is one, and one is all

or perhaps –

g) man, have you seen this LOLCAT. soo funny!!

or

x) something else?

zen

Original Accompanying Music

a blissful track, slow paced and contemplative.

Zen Piano <  > scored for piano, flute, and cello (~7 minutes)

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102 Responses to “Step 32 – Reach One, Reach All”

  1. spinchange Says:

    i tell the world what i had for lunch. in haiku.

  2. G Says:

    I’m rad, you’re rad, let’s hug.

  3. theteaemporium Says:

    BE PRESENT, BE GRATEFUL, BE AWED

  4. wude72 Says:

    keep the earth clean, please

  5. TheBigHenry Says:

    God Bless America!

  6. debzwalking Says:

    PEACE!~pass it on~

  7. Zuzanna M Says:

    If I could, I would to pursue this…Bring the Peace to the entire World.

  8. eyesofhope Says:

    Jesus is not the hard-nosed jerk some of his people make you think he is. He loves you.

  9. Shambo Says:

    If birds had a god, there’s one thing certain: It would have feathers and wings.

  10. Becky Blackwell Says:

    Know thyself, know others. Love thyself, love others. Together we are better.

  11. Susannah Says:

    I wouldn’t say anything at all.

    but I ‘d like to tell you that I really enjoyed the zen piano – thanks 😉

  12. James Filbird Says:

    To tell the people that are most important to you that you love them and why you love them.

  13. crystal075 Says:

    Let us live in perfect peace.

  14. datilcowman Says:

    disarmament leads to tyranny

  15. Mauricio Says:

    Express yourself through ART ! It’s the greatest human gift.

  16. omgitshim Says:

    Never forget the holocaust for history has a way of repeating itself.

  17. Laura Says:

    Freedom is not doing as you please, freedom is doing what is right.

  18. lottosoftware Says:

    Embrace your dreams before they fade and become darkness in your heart.

  19. Melissa Says:

    Notice each other and nature. And breathe. Look for joy.

  20. C.A. Chicoine Says:

    “Follow your bliss.” ~ Joseph Campbell

  21. GolfTurtle Says:

    God loves you, so love yourself too.

  22. ellisonbaypottery Says:

    Let’s all have fun with our lives, which would lead us to peace and harmony. Love is all there is. Ok, that was more than one.

  23. barbar waterson Says:

    Psst. Osama bin Ladin has a teeny peeny. Pass it on.Bar

  24. Staciefrost Says:

    I am a FREE WOMAN. I fear NO one. I bow before No one. I own MY body, MY mind and MY spirit. I will allow NO ONE to take these from me. MY life, My time and MY labor are my property alone to do with as I see fit. Men may try to steal MY freedom and ENSLAVE me. I will fight such men to the DEATH to defend my personal FREEDOM and the FREEDOM of my fellow man. IF I must fight, I will fight COURAGEOUSLY. IF I must die, I will die VALIANTLY.

  25. Excalibur General Contracting Says:

    Be Continously amazed. Life Is Great

  26. Smokey McBongwater Says:

    I’d RockRoll everyone.

  27. Robyn Says:

    Forget the violin–The viola is one of the greatest instruments ever. Go hug a violist. 🙂

  28. Wendy Says:

    There is a loving God that wants to enshroud His mercy, peace and wisdom upon you – turn towards Him and let Him show you His truth.

    OR

    “It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.” Mother Teresa on abortion.

  29. myseoulsanctuary Says:

    Life is short! Live in the moment because the second you spend angry or upset is a second of happiness you can never get back! >>mylenechantress

  30. Sara thacker Says:

    I love God

  31. Roger Ritter Says:

    It’s a verse in the song, “Natureboy”: “The greatest thing you will ever learn, is to love and be loved in return.”

  32. Roger Ritter Says:

    Sorry. I misquoted the verse. (As usual) It is: “The greastest thing you will ever learn is to love and to be loved in return.”

  33. Douglas Karr Says:

    Respect and appreciate our differences, don’t fight them.

  34. Tammy Says:

    DO YOU HAVE A JOB FOR ME?

  35. Every Writer Says:

    Do not eat that.

  36. mongooseson Says:

    Never foget those you loved but have left, they are always there for you.

  37. Michael Says:

    “Don’t believe everything you think”

  38. Frank Says:

    sex & drugs & rock ‘n’roll

  39. sprocket2cog Says:

    A wiseman once said..nothing,for he was listening to the music and that was enough to change the world.

  40. DidUSeeThis.com Says:

    Stop worrying so much about your “nest egg”. Save SOME Yes! But, enjoy life NOW! You never know how much time you have left. A nest egg does you no good when your dead! Live more, spend more on YOU. Make the world a better, happier place…

  41. Julie-Anne Burnett Says:

    I shall die regretting that which I have done and not that I have failed to do

  42. Trisha Says:

    Thoughts become things . . . choose the best ones!

  43. Lady Sascha Says:

    Enjoy every day of your life for the marvelous gift it is. Treat others with respect and empathy and the rest will fall into place.

  44. Tug McGraw Says:

    Ya Gotta Believe…

  45. Brian Says:

    For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, Jesus, that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but will have eternal life.

  46. Mary Bantly Says:

    all there is …is now

  47. CelticSteward Says:

    Find your passion and be of service to others.

  48. Bobby Fleeks Says:

    Unless we all live as friends, we shall all surely die as enemies.

  49. Gillian Says:

    Life is beautiful, lets stop fighting, lets appreciate each other and this wonderful Earth right now.

  50. Beadalicious Says:

    Feel today!

  51. Gigi Says:

    You can only control one thing: your attitude.

  52. PeterRoche Says:

    It’s not about you, or your beliefs – contribute where you see it’s needed. Leave people and the environment in better shape than you found them.

  53. Reine Says:

    We chose to be here, understand why.

  54. PerrytheBirman Says:

    I am not a cat, I am a Birman.

  55. CherylFehlberg Says:

    Every person in the same living space – the earth – has a duty to share positive energy and love with all others.

  56. Queen Togiai Says:

    A person is only as faithful or straight as their options

  57. Michelle Mangen Says:

    Always take the time to tell people when they do a good job…make someone smile every day!

  58. Afonso Santos Says:

    This day will NOT repeat itself. Live it the best you can !

  59. Cindy Says:

    Wake up America! We are losing our country and even though the world may not like us, we’ve been REALLY good to the world and we will be missed…

  60. Orletta Caldwell Says:

    Jesus Christ is Lord!

  61. onacloud Says:

    The person who risks nothing, is nothing, does nothing, has nothing, one may avoid suffering and sorrow, but then you cannot learn, feel, change, grow, or love. Chained by certitudes, you are only a slave. It’s the person that takes risks who is free…

  62. Bill Vlasak Says:

    May all the political leaders of the world have more influence in world economies than financial leaders and for once let truth not be an oxymoron in political statements.

  63. SusanLorelei Says:

    Like at a Camp site. Please leave things as you found them.

  64. Religulous Says:

    Skepticism is the highest duty and blind faith the one unpardonable sin.–Thomas Henry Huxley

  65. Zephyrmorning Says:

    God is real and He does love everyone, believe He is, call on Him and He will answer.

  66. Nora Says:

    Live life the way you want to live! P.S. Absolutely beautiful piece! I get goose bumps when I listen to your music:)

  67. Jill Says:

    I would suggest we all look at the world as children do. We take advantage of that perspective to create and innovate.

  68. Ravyn Says:

    That which is remembered is immortal. Make sure you’re remembered for the right reasons.

  69. Vicki Says:

    Thank you! Be grateful for life’s music.

  70. Zen Says:

    This is not real life!

  71. Zen Says:

    BTW cool tune

  72. Poupoune Says:

    If only we turned our tongue 7 times in your mouth before talking the world would be a different place.

  73. Kelly Says:

    Judge others by their intentions – and yourself by your results.

  74. Linda Says:

    Thank you for the music. Can’t think of a better gift.

  75. imagineannie Says:

    Trust your instincts.

  76. Andrea Says:

    Don’t be afraid to fail; all of life is an experiment.

  77. Jim Cim Says:

    “We are to each other as waves are to the ocean. Momentary manifestations of one thing” – JimCim

  78. pdncoach Says:

    Either, “Don’t leave the house without clean underwear” or “Love one another as God loves you.” I guess I’d choose the latter.

  79. Carol Cassil Says:

    We all are so different yet so much the same. Let’s love each other.

  80. PCNiles Says:

    Live each moment as though it were your last. For it might be. Honor all life with your love & laughter & kindness. Be well.

  81. the seventh l Says:

    I love the whole world, it’s such a brilliant place (boom de ya da, boom de ya da)

  82. Jim Hogan Says:

    Be responsible for your choices and enjoy or suffer the consequences.

  83. Vickie Sayce Says:

    Jesus is love.

  84. Marvin Says:

    Life is to short for hate so give peace a chance

  85. Sandy Reed Says:

    Whatever you want – God’s got it covered… and God always works in the NOW!

  86. ChronicWriter Says:

    Stop organized religion but be Spiritual; show love; show peace; show grace; teach all children good; take care of your pets; spay or neuter your cat or dog. Love you!

  87. Maija Haavisto Says:

    I would tell people about low dose naltrexone. It can save so many lives. That would be something concrete, not just abstract platitudes.

  88. Timaay Says:

    Freedom lovers unite and work hard for limited government!

  89. its4am Says:

    “What saves a man is to take a step. And then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  90. Michael Says:

    Never, never, never, never give up!

  91. Godzillagirl Says:

    Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop

  92. Nebulous_Blue Says:

    I’ve narrowed it down to two.

    ~ The only universal languages are music and love ~

    or

    ~ Just breathe. ~

  93. Christine Says:

    “Communicate” – anything and everything can be resolved with coherent communication. THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!

  94. Naumadd Says:

    Experience everything, express everything: that’s breathing, that’s life.

  95. Karma Wilson Says:

    Forgive each other.

  96. Debbie Lattuga Says:

    Love is all there is

  97. LunaCafe Says:

    The body can go for days without food; the heart and the soul must be nourished daily.

  98. pcadams Says:

    What happens when you stop to notice your breath, in this moment right now, and become aware that this is all we have?

  99. KMRandall Says:

    You ARE an immortal spiritual being. You can be free.

  100. lookingforbeauty Says:

    Love, and do not allow yourself to be embittered. Love really does conquer all.
    Think big and dare to realize your dreams.

    BTW, I saw a wonderful documentary on Phillip Glass this evening. When I discovered how much he is involved in exploring his own spirituality, I could see the source of his music. It is an essential journey.
    I see that you, too, are exploring spirituality and it is evident in your beautiful music.
    K

  101. Allison Says:

    A great Pet blog you have here. Now frankly I am not much into pets, I am trying to train my Little Pomerian House Breaking… and Not really sure how to train her. She looks cute but she going down on the bed is worse.!

  102. Handwriting Analysis Says:

    Don’t be afraid to fail; all of life is an experiment. Thank you for the music !

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