“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” — Albert Schweitzer, Kulturphilosophie (1923)
“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on. ” — John F. Kennedy [Source: Address to the United Nations General Assembly, 1963]
“This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”…. Peace Pilgrim [Source: http://www.peacepilgrim.com]
“There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they grow up in peace.” —Kofi Annan, in “Foreword” to The State of the World’s Children 2000 [Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/]
Every year on New Year’s Eve I invite you to join me in praying for peace on earth, but first in our hearts. Let us pray. Lord make me a channel of your peace…
What a wonderful video this is conveying the truth that the peace of the Christ Presence comes into this world and into our hearts in a quiet, simple, gentle way.
“While it’s true that challenges do make us grow, the angels also say that peace leads to bigger greater growth spurts.” — Doreen Virtue
“Peace of mind is not a goal I need achieve. It’s a place inside I never want to leave. Close my eyes, I still my thoughts and then I say I will choose to live in peace today.” – Robert Alan
The November follower of the Month is Reena Davis who blogs at Yoga with Maheshwari. I know you will want to take a minute to drop by and visit her blog.