its long-term health and stability; research that asked how, in hard times, regular decency can sometimes translate into extraordinary kindness. It can be added up and placed into data sets. While everyone should be entitled to their own beliefs, they shouldn't infringe upon another's. What peace means to me, in a country, Peace is a term that most commonly refers to an absence of aggression, violence or hostility. Written by Philip Paul Hallie in 1979, the book had been collecting dust on my shelf, but now looking for peace I picked. I believe it is the dove of peace, which, taking its aerial flight from the dome of the capitol, carries the glad tidings of assured peace and restored harmony to all the remotest extremities of this distracted land. And the power of that religions moral teaching, however much distorted by human failings of clergy and rulers, inspired an extraordinary show more content, not, perhaps, in the short run. It can be counted (a shot, an explosion, a bullet, a death or so we believe. My senses proved me right, You were among the prisoners of war. In shorthand, I called it peace.
This year, 2013, September 21st is designated as International Day of Peace.
Each year, the United Nations invites all people and nations around the world.
You just look into the faces of real people and the connections they make or dont make with each other, and the stories they tell or dont tell, and the ways they decide or dont decide to treat a stranger as one of their own. Political parties are found in great varieties. Should you have them in your home and break bread with them? I know that I wont find you, You are thousand miles away. We can learn about ways to address anger and resentment and participate creatively and peacefully in our interactions. I remember the day, When you went away, To fight with bullets and guns, To run with pouring blood n wounds, As if they were your companions. And now let us discard all resentment, all passions, all petty jealousies, all personal desires, all love of place, all hankerings after the gilded crumbs which fall from the table of power. What can Faith Communities and other organizations do to work for peace? Here was a place where I could go, and as Ive done many times before start looking and listening. Networks seemed to be involved again. (Do a Google Search for World Peace Day 2013.). All kinds of violence plagues many communities, leaving some people wallowing in darkness and despair.