Season For Nonviolence – Part Three

Mother Teresa –

Quote: If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Begin her work with lepers for which her order becomes well known around the world.

Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for her work with destitute and dying.

Thick Nhat Hanh –

Quote: If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.

Ordained as a Monk.

1965 Searching for the Enemy of Man” a letter to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. urging him to publicly oppose the war in Vietnam.

He was nominated for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are So Many Songs About Peace:

Bob Marley, told us…One Love…one heart…let’s get together and it will be alright.
John Mayer, Waiting on the world to change…hard to offer assistance when you standing at a distance…we keep on waiting on the world to change.
Curtis Mayfield, and the Impressions told us…People get ready there a train a coming…don’t need no ticket just get on board.
Cat Stevens – Peace Train…dreaming about the world as one…I know it’s goanna come…ride on the peace train…everyone jump on the peace train.
Marvin Gaye – What’s going on?, war is not the answer there’s far too many of you dying,” For only love can conquer hate.
O’Jays…Love Train… People all over the world…Join hands…Start a love train.
George Harris from the Beatles- Give me love…give me love…give me peace on earth.

What does Peace Stand for me?

P is for Partnering with each other to create peace
E is for Equipping people with information about peace
A is for Assisting with the Global Mission for Peace
C is for Caring about the importance of peace
E is for Educating the next generation on the benefits of peace

Bottom Line – Peace is a state of being. It is what I feel like when I am in “it”. Peaceful.


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