Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control. We can love and care for others but we cannot possess our children, lovers, family, or friends. We can assist them, pray for them, and wish them well, yet in the end their happiness and suffering depend on their thoughts and actions, not on our wishes.
As fighting rages on between Israel and Hamas, the Twitter campaign #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies has been picking up steam. The creators happen to be former students of CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk.