Words of War and Peace…

(“Tiempo de guerra”, Art Digital by FBC, property of Omnia Caelum Studios Valencia, All Rights Reserved)

For everything there is a season,
and a time[b] for every activity under heaven.
A time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to uproot what is planted.

A time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to tear down, and a time to build up.
A time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance.

A time to scatter stones, and a time to gather them;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing.
A time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to discard.

A time to tear, and a time to mend;
a time to be silent, and a time to speak.
A time to love, and a time to hate:
a time for war, and a time for peace.

(Ecclesiastes 3, from New Catholic Bible)

Please watch the video and tell me what you think of the quotes and of those who I have quoted…

(2020, Omnia Caelum Studios Valencia)

Cheers…

22 Comments

  1. equipsblog says:

    Superb effort, Francisco. It was different from your quote and picture on the website. I loved all of the quotes that you selected and the music that you composed to accompany it. Bravo, maestro.

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    1. Thank you so much Pat!

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      1. equipsblog says:

        You’re welcome, Francisco.

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  2. Easymalc says:

    This was a post that really resonates with me Francesc. I fear that the world is about to implode, and it’s bound to be somebody else’s fault isn’t it? To be honest, when the grim reaper comes knocking at my door, the world can wallow in its own fornicating dung heap as far as I’m concerned – and you can quote me if you like.

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    1. equipsblog says:

      Malc, how do you really feel? Lol.

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      1. Easymalc says:

        I feel as though I should be on that pile of S*** now Pat 🙂

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    2. equipsblog says:

      Malc, how do you really feel? Lol.

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    3. I understand…yes, you are right, this is the era of blaming someone else, no one wants to take responsibility for their actions…unfortunately…but the thing is, in our day, education, meaning upbringing, was totally different…thank you Malc.

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  3. beth says:

    I love how you connected this all together, Fransisco. the quotes were wonderful

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    1. Thank you 😊 Beth.

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  4. Brad Osborne says:

    Wonderful video, my friend! The music was perfect for the topic. We will have peace when we covet it as much as we do the things we fight for.

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    1. So very true my friend, many things…abstract and real…are so coveted that we go to war, but peace? Thank you!

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  5. azurea20 says:

    Música y poemas geniales. Un tandem perfecto.

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    1. Me alegro que te haya gustado Azurea, y mil gracias! Un saludo

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  6. jonicaggiano says:

    I love the scriptures you quoted Francis. I also enjoyed the wonderful quotes. I don’t think that we will ever be free of war and I thing God knew it, for he knew we incapable of living sin free. I believe that is why Mary gave a Holy Birth and had Jesus, the Son of God. He knows us better than anyone and I believe that there will always be men who want war which is often the result of money and the evil which it can bring so many. We only have Our Lord to look to for our on personal peace and try to be the best example of what God calls us to be. We have the knowledge that if we believe in Christ even when we try to be the best person we can be we still sin. Through the previous blood of Christ we know we will be forgiven if we ask for it sincerely. This was a very thought provoking post and a beautiful one. Thank you Francis.

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    1. Thank you so much Joni, for those lovely words, wisdom, faith, knowledge, I greatly appreciate them and I fully agree. With love to you both,
      Francis

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      1. jonicaggiano says:

        You are so welcome. 🤗❤️

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  7. Patton and Plato; lust and fatalism. Peace perceived as weakness, strength in the fight. Even Gandhi acknowledged the mob’s hatred of passivity, backing his commitment with reminders of the sword. With media we have the ability to show the truth about this myth that might is right, but we sanitize it – we hide the grossest images, keep up the illusion of bravery – why?

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    1. That is so true, and the question why is such an important one, especially in light of the present situation in Europe…

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