Maybe its the time of year or...

Back when Joni Mitchell first sang, "maybe its the time of year or maybe its the time of man and I don't know who I am but life's for learning" her words had a wistful lament quality. Years later I heard Eva Cassidy sing the same song and it took on a whole new layer of meaning.

And that is how I feel today upon reading - and signing - this open letter to President Obama from the Sojourners Community. It is an invitation to go deeper than war making in Afghanistan and take up the real challenge of winning the peace. Check it out - and if you can sign it and forward it to those you love - please make the effort. For maybe its the time of year but...
http://blog.sojo.net/2009/11/19/the-future-belongs-to-those-who-build-an-open-letter-on-afghanistan-to-president-obama/

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