Ive been grappling with a question a beloved reader sent: How to feel peace in a world so torn by war and greed, rape of the environment and each other? It can be a hard world. The news bears that out and drives it home. Im not sure its ever been otherwise, but the sheer volume of people; of the technologies that make destruction possible more rapidly; of the frequency we are reminded of trouble via media has upped the ante of our experience of it all. I, too, have wondered about what to do. Here are a few of my thoughts.