Category Archives: peace on earth

posticon An Ancient Culture of Peace

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Peace of the Himalayas

We often speak of creating peace on earth. But how many nations and cultures truly promote peace among all the earth’s people? Perhaps they are looking for the key to creating peace in all the wrong places.

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The only way you can create peace on earth is to first create it within yourself. Many miss the importance of that statement. And yet you have the key to creating that peace within, almost literally at your fingertips.Read more

posticon The Tremendous Power of Forgiveness

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I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge. ~ Gerald Jampolsky, MD

I recently received some news about someone I knew well long ago. I’d lost touch with her over the years. The news, which did not surprise me, was about her deteriorating health. She was literally at death’s doorway. I’ll call her Joan (not her real name).

Joan had been carrying a bitter grudge against a family member for most of her life. She refused to have anything to do with this relative.Read more

posticon Celebrating Diversity and Embracing Oneness

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I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower, United States president, 1953-1961

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If I asked you if you really wanted peace on earth, what would you say? If someone asked me that question, my answer would be “Of course I want it!” I suspect your answer would be the same.Read more

posticon The Power of Oneness

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“That the message We Are All One, interrelated, interconnected and interdependent, with God/Life/One-another, is the one spiritual message that the world has been waiting for to bring about loving and sustainable answers to humanity’s challenges.” ~ Global Oneness Day 2017 

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As I’m sure many of you know, last Tuesday was the 8th yearly celebration of Global Oneness Day, sponsored by Humanity’s Team, founded by Neale Donald Walsch.

What follows is a bizarre true story of oneness, told to me many years ago by a dear friend who was there.Read more

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posticon Standoff at Charlottesville: Can Hatred Survive?

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I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville, Virginia

Many years ago, I spent an idyllic summer at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The small city was home to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Both served as governors of Virginia and also United States presidents.

Charlottesville, known for its long and colorful history, is in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia.Read more