Here is the story from OnBeing.org that inspired me. Thank you Krista.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
Your Life Is a Poem (Audio Interview) A must hear of 51 minutes. Give it at least 15 minutes and you'll be hooked too.
Growing up, the poet Naomi Shihab Nye lived in Ferguson, Missouri and on the road between Ramallah and Jerusalem. Her father was a refugee Palestinian journalist, and through her poetry, she carries forward his hopeful passion, his insistence, that language must be a way out of cycles of animosity...
Thank you Naomi.