Sunday, December 28, 2008

MysticBliss: Peace Be with Us

A leaf encased.


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


The first peace, which is the most important,
is that which comes within the souls of people when they
realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe
and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center
of the universe dwells the Great Spirit,
and that this center is really everywhere,
it is within each of us.

-- Black Elk (1863-1950)


It is possible to live in peace.

-- Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)


We look forward to the time when
the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power.
Then will our world know the blessings of peace.

-- William Gladstone (1809-1898)


If there is to be peace in the world,
There must be peace in the nations.
If there is to be peace in the nations,
There must be peace in the cities.
If there is to be peace in the cities,
There must be peace between neighbors.
If there is to be peace between neighbors,
There must be peace in the home.
If there is to be peace in the home,
There must be peace in the heart.

-- Lao Tzu (570-490 B.C.)

1 comment:

traveler one said...

Beautiful thoughts! I am also thinking a lot about peace this week... let's put our thoughts together and we can change the world.
Kim
www.acrossthelana.blogspot.com