Explore the value of Peace
Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That's its balance.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.
Agnes M. Pharo
When I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.
Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.
Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessing of peace.
Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
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Personal Stories About ‘Peace’
A Sacred SpaceSubmitted by Mack Dreyfuss
In the brilliant space of time where the roar of the workweek echoes into silence, I was in the kitchen. I cleared the counters of crusted dishes until they dripped and shone in the rack. The clothes dryer hummed. An occasional car engine whispered by. Earlier that morning, my pregnant wife assisted our three...
Vengeance Solves NothingSubmitted by Tristan
Vengeance Solves Nothing In my welding class, nearly every day, a group of punks walk up to me and start screwin’ around like a bunch of monkeys. They make fun of me, nudge me, and don’t stop bugging me. The rage inside of me boils like that of a volcano. Only one man can share this feeling: Kratos, the God of...
World Peace And The Faith Of The Mustard SeedSubmitted by Gramps
My Dad taught us to believe that the human is "The Inventor Animal", and so naturally became Earth's ruler -- to make the planet as free from suffering as possible, knowing that only by bringing peace to all living things could we humans gain it surely for ourselves. But he noted that our human family got...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Peace’
vardie hSubmitted by vardie d hall
Vardie was in WWII. He was not an Aldey Murrey type. His job had no fanfare, he worked in supply. His story starts at the end of his career in the army when dive bombers hit his group in north Africa. Six weeks later he woke up on a red cross ship and they told him he was the only survivor. It was a tremendously...
Pierre DSubmitted by Bob Bayley
Though I am lacking in hard facts, I greatly admire the work of Pierre De Coubertin in bringing back the spirit of the ancient Olympic Games. Though the modern world has yet to adopt the "Olympic Truce" during the Games; the Olympic Village established during competition allows athletes from many nations to...
Jaylen ArnoldSubmitted by Pat J.
Jaylen Arnold is 14-years-old, but has been sharing his story for the past six years in classrooms, in the community, and all across the United States. Recently, Jaylen was featured in a segment for the Ellen DeGeneres Show, the feature cover for HIGHLIGHTS Childrens Magazine, and featured in People Magazine with...
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Peace is letting be and just being
why do we batter upon the door of life with war as our beam when peace love and forgivness are the skeleton keys~ Lila MacKinnon
Lila, Curtis MI usa
peace is a freedom of our life freedom from fear of violence...
Peace for our world!
tesfahun cufamo, ethopia
Peace is the most precious thing. Let there be peace everywhere and let us work for peace. Peace at heart means peace at the street and the whole world.
Varghese , Ahmedabad, India
I love when everything is peaceful.
sindy j, Boston, GA
Where is the Dalai Lama poster in your website? "Doesn't just wish for peace. He works for peace!"
fordr, Van Nuys, CA
Peace is what everybody wants. Many things smother peace,greed, hate, revenge etc... Live peacefully, people learn from watching. Try it.
Sharon Hoffmann, New Jersey
See the Billboard on I-94 driving toward Eau Claire, WI near Elk Mound:
PEACE IS PRICELESS---WAR IS WASTE
Tom Chisholm, Chippewa Falls, WI
When all people work together for peace and we stop spending money for war, prosperity will return to our country.
This is a great website 4 inspiration!
Having peace in our own lives should
be integral to achieving our own true happiness. How can we teach others learn what we haven't taught ourselves?
Crystal Bleu, PA
I know these years have been hard and the economy is bad, but if we all work together, I bet the world could be a much better place.
Hey bob, from Germany, I'll pray that you find peace one day too.
I think peace is alot more than a lack of physical violence. Peace is a mindsett. Anxiety worry anger fear (the root of all these emotions) leave no room for peace of mind or peace of body. Peace, such a radical mindsett of the 60's seems to be lost today not only in war but in the everyday lives how we conduct ourselves ... we need peace in our souls. in our walk and talk... its deep <3
"In a perfect world the ideal war would be fought with toy soldiers." copyright Joseph P. Martino
Joseph P. Martino, Millburn, New Jersey
In this world we never have peace there is never a day where people will all have homes, where people will stop stealing, where people will never stop littering...we just need to stop all of this..<4
world peace-WE NEED IT!
Sara V, new york