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Peace Through Truth

After skimming through the day’s headlines, I powered down the tablet and leaned into the sofa. I shook my head at the reports of war, violence, and propaganda across the world that I had just read. I know that humans … Continue reading

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Regarding Conflict

“Happiness is overrated. There has to be conflict in life.”–Brad Pitt Happiness is a fleeting state of mind because it comes about as the product of purpose, function, and conflict. If we search for happiness only for happiness’ sake, we … Continue reading

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More Peace

“Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only … Continue reading

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Pondering Peace

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.”–Marcus Tullius Cicero I stumbled across the Cicero statement by accident yesterday and it stopped me dead in my tracks.┬áHis definition of peace felt like a cup of refreshing cool water that is offered to quench … Continue reading

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Pondering Violence

“All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. All love life.” –The Dhammapada (The Sayings of the Buddha) There have been many people who seek satisfaction by harming people seeking happiness. Of course the violence will never bring authentic joy … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth

I picked up the old library book and found a thin, vintage Christmas card somebody used as a book mark. There was only one phrase on the card, “Peace on Earth”. It was an odd, little surprise to come across … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace

One of the most disturbing, non-peaceful things about today, is that the vast majority of the world’s inhabitants are not aware that today is the International Day of Peace. At the very most, major news organizations may have a short … Continue reading

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