It seems to me that the universe or fate gave me my children to save me.
I believe that Alliances change with the wind but we can never escape the fact that death is constant. All wars are needed to gain the justified peace that we need. If not for the wars, we will never encounter peace. We are all in a stand still, in a truce, but our leaders are the ones, not just us civilians to have full knowledge of the true effects of wars in every nation. How wars affect mankind, the world and most especially our souls.
I am well aware that she's an inanimate object but I feel quite relaxed when I look at her and see her (Much like how few of my friend who have babies and small kids feel when they carry their babies/kids after a stressful day at work. I dress her up, take her anywhere I go.