She is balanced, powerful, upright and well grounded with both feet firmly planted on the earth. She is only protected by the force of her own personal power. By contrast, the officers have the transitory, temporary, protection of their equipment that will be removed at the end of their shift. They are rocked back on their heels, knocked off balance, and appear about to fall over backward, just from the power of her.” – Jami West
Daily Practice: Leisha Evans is part of her local peace economy; she is a nurse. She is in the giving, sharing, caring, relational and resilient economy that creates the conditions for life. This picture has captured global attention; it is the strength of peace against the temporary power that works in service to the war economy. Today, what can you do to strengthen your connection to your local peace economy, to be more firmly planted on the earth? Let Leisha’s power inspire you.
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