Aung San Suu Kyi delivers an empassioned Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Norway on June 16, 2012.
It was 5 years ago that I first became aware of Robert Muller as part of my work to create happiness around the world. It wasn’t long before I discovered both the depth and seriousness of his commitment to peace, and the story that led him through Nazi occupied territory as a member of the French Underground to his role as U.N. Assistant Secretary General.
Robert was well-known and well-liked at the U.N. and his reputation dubbed him as the most optimistic leader at the U.N., especially when things looked grimmer than could possibly be imagined.
In my last discussion with him he expressed grave concerns for planet earth due to the rate at which earth’s population is exploding. The ease with which he rapidly integrated supporting facts and figures for the various countries he cited, mixed with his own observations, hopes, and plans, was clearly not what we have come to know from our 80+ year old elders, let alone most other people on the face of the planet. Read more
I See You…a Timeless and Powerful Message
In the movie, Avatar, released in 2009, the Navi greet each other with the words, “I see you” expressed in their native tongue. This simple phrase translates into a more profound message of mutual respect and regard for one another as if you are saying “I recognize the value in you.”
This same timeless message has been shared many times throughout history with the promise of great power for any who might embrace it, and for good reason.
It is the message of equality, unconditional love, and human/civil rights. Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this message in his world famous “I Have a Dream” speech which continues to touch the hearts of any who hear it. This is the message he dedicated his life to sharing and the message that changed the course of history in an extremely significant way. Read more