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Living Positively: Some Pairs of Rhymed Reflections

by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a peace educator-linguist from Recife, Brazil

Author of Pedagogia da Positividade. Comunicação construtiva em Português (Pedagogy of Positiveness. Communicating constructively in Portuguese) published by Editora da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco,Recife,1996.

e-mail fcgm /at/ hotlink.com.br

LIVING POSITIVELY is more than a pleasurable fruition
It is one´s engaging in a socially transformative mission

LIVING POSITIVELY is more than global harmony celebrating
It is one`s engaging in Rights and Responsibilities calibrating

LIVING POSITIVELY is more than friendly acting
It is one´s engaging in humbly, forgivingly reacting

LIVING POSITIVELY is more than simply negativity rejecting
It calls for the quality of daily interactions always perfecting

LIVING POSITIVELY is more than wanting to help millions of people survive
It calls for taking concrete steps aimed at making economic justice to thrive

YES, LIVING POSITIVELY can be globally taught
with a Pedagogy of Positiveness it can be wrought

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