Here is a previous post with suggestions for creating peace in your mind, heart and community.
With all the posts about veterans and honoring those who have served today, I can’t help thinking about the terrible costs that we bear to serve the interests of war. I pray for the day when we no longer feel the need to defend, attack, kill or manipulate others in the interest of getting what we want.
Will you join me in creating more peace in the world?
Peace has been on my mind a lot lately.
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.~ Albert Einstein
For as long as I can remember, peace has pulled at me like a moth to light. My family role was the elder child attempting to diffuse tense family dynamics by being the good son, good student, good listener, good employee, etc. You get the idea. I even helped broker my parents divorce settlement!
Even though I was too young to join the marches and love-ins, I felt strongly aligned with the 60’s peace movement against the War in Vietnam. I had peace signs and posters around my room and felt like a peacenik. I was a hippie at heart, but too young and conformist to express it completely.
Throughout my life, I’ve aligned with the underdog and…
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