Don’t just do something, sit there


stop“We do so much, we run so quickly, the situation is difficult, and many people say, “Don’t just sit there, do something.” But doing more things may make the situation worse. So you should say, “Don’t just do something, sit there.” Sit there, stop, be yourself first, and begin from there.”
― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Being Peace

being able to contribute the best that we have

Copyright 2015 by R,.A. Robbins

“Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.” —Hafsat Abiola

No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us

Copyright 2014 by R.A. Robbins

“No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.”Louise L. Hay

Be a peacemaker

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“If you want to bring the world closer to peace, be a peacemaker by creating peace whenever you can. If you find yourself engaged in an argument that only stirs anger in the heart, quickly make peace and carry on.”
― Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

The positive affirmation of peace

Copyright 2014 by R.A. Robbins

“We will not build a peaceful world by following a negative path. It is not enough to say we will not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

a supreme self who is eternally at peace

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Have your thoughts brought you inner peace?

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?” — Peace Pilgrim

– A 10 Minute Vacation for the Soul

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