― “Peace is not a result inside us from everything around us. Peace is not submissive nor passive. On the contrary, peace is an overwhelming force which comes from within us, disrespectful of everything around us, a firm coalition of spirit and soul standing against all the unrest that abounds.” ∙ ~ C. JoyBell C. ~ ∙ As I'm leaving....a change comes over me. The old life that once persuaded me, mumbling strained cries. The paths I once walked waves a strange goodbye. Through the [...].