Category: Peace

Oneness with the Universe

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great… Continue Reading “Oneness with the Universe”

More on Kindness

Every act of kindness, courageously offered, however small, is a small flower sown in a field of peace. • Wayne Muller in Learning to Pray

If You Truly Desire Peace . . .

Love it the way it is. -Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

Finding a Way to Peace

There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. – A.J. Muste

We Pray for Peace

Today on United Nations Day we pray for peace. O Loving Creator,we remember that war and violence continue tomaim, kill and destroy. Hundreds of thousands of human beings look at their sisters and brothers over the barrels of guns, cannons and missiles.Help us to… Continue Reading “We Pray for Peace”

The World Prays for Peace

The Dominican Sisters of Peace shared with us the following prayer for the International Day of Peace Gentle Spirit, Breathe in us the wind of truth, wisdom and righteousness. May your Presence inspire us to create labyrinths of peace. Compassionate One, Make our hearts… Continue Reading “The World Prays for Peace”

Be At Peace

Be tough in the way a blade of grass is: rooted, willing to lean, and at peace with what is around it. – Natalie Goldberg

Let Us Center Our Lives

Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness. – Paramahansa Yogananda

How Can We Be Peace in the World?

I so admire the work of Etty Hillesum – the depth of her spirituality in the face of the Nazi death camps was extraordinary. On this day, Memorial Day, that we celebrate the women and men who have fought to protect us, we pray… Continue Reading “How Can We Be Peace in the World?”

Where Do You Find Peace?

The Peace of the Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood… Continue Reading “Where Do You Find Peace?”