Explore the value of Peace
...religious experience, as we have studied it, cannot be cited as unequivocally supporting the infinitist belief. The only thing that it unequivocally testifies to is that we can experience union with something larger than ourselves and in that union find our greatest peace.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Henry David Thoreau
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
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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.
The simple path: silence is prayer, prayer is faith, faith is love, love is service, the fruit of service is peace.
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Personal Stories About ‘Peace’
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...
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...
How I Found ContentmentSubmitted by Anonymous
I think I've found contentment, and it was actually in the last place I thought to look. There is a story by Paulo Cuehlo about a boy who leaves home seeking adventure. He meets a king who tells him of great wealth. The boy goes seeking it, finds more trouble than treasure and gives up to return home. It turns...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Peace’
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...
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...
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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