There is no monopoly on common sense
On either side of the political fence
We share the same biology, regardless of ideology
Believe me when I say to you
I hope the Russians love their children too
Russians – Sting
Just popping in to show you what I found for Cray and I to show our support of Ukraine (the stories just break my heart).
Really as the Sting song Russians says “There’s no such thing as a winnable war”, which every time there is a warlike conflict, that line pops right into my head. Back when I was a teenager and this song was first released, I never thought that so many years later it would become relevant again. Sting has another song entitled “History will Teach us Nothing“, another line that pops into my head all too often.
It’s all just leaders and their egos. If we could all remember and embrace that we are all the same on the inside, perhaps there would be no more wars. But then I am an idealist, and most leaders are not. It makes me so sad that when the leaders of countries are fighting, the ones who pay the price every single time are the people who are unfortunate just to be living in the country and who are basically innocent in the conflict.
But that’s just how this little idealist sees it. I know it is a lot more complex than that (isn’t it?), but the complexity still does not make it the right thing to do. War has never solved a problem, except to reduce the population and gosh hasn’t the pandemic done enough of that lately?! The moment we are on the brink of returning to normal, someone’s gotta start killing people another way. Sigh.
My mom got me involved in penpalling when I was 11, and my first two penpals were Japanese. Over many many MANY decades I wrote and made friends all over the world (including Russia and Ukraine!) and not a single one was very different from me. The cultures are different, yes, but inside we are all so much the same. Same worries, fears, hopes, dreams… Same wanting to be understood and accepted for who we are.
They say world peace and understanding begins in a small circle of people, like family and friends. Perhaps if we all just put some love and understanding out to someone we know who needs it, or whom we have *not* been peaceful and understanding to in the past, perhaps those little bits of energy can begin to shift the energy on this entire planet and help more people find peace and start to heal.
Just my thoughts, but I came here for freebies/dollarbies so please forgive my long-winded-ness.
I wanted to find something both Cray and I could wear to show our Ukraine support and I found a matching set on market. Thanks to Angel’s Jewelry who has this set available on market for both genders for only 1L. You get a full outfit for the girls (shirt, bodysuit and skirt) and a matching tee for the guys. The mens wasn’t transfer so I had to send a second set to Cray as a gift. These fit as follows:
I also found this cute hair bow from Sugarplum Boutique on market for free!
Anyhoo this was longer than I meant it to be. Sending lots of peace and love to our planet! ❤
Arielle (& Cray!)
is are looking fabulous in…
Shirt- AJ _ OUTFIT duo STOP the WAR UCRAINA flag_ body mesh FATPACK (1L on market)
Pants – unknown