Category: peace

  • Christmas is over

    I am almost through undecorating the Christmas tree. A fun trip and a nasty virus put me behind schedule. However, even after the all of the Christmas decorations are stored away, I promise to remember what Scrooge said: “I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year. I will…

  • More peace to you

    Deep peace, pure white of the moon to you. Deep peace, pure green of the grass to you. Deep peace, pure brown of the earth to you! –Fiona Mcleod What we need during this holiday season is peace. Peace in our hearts, peace in our families, peace in our communities, peace around the world.

  • Deep peace to you

    Deep peace, a soft white dove to you. Deep peace, a quiet rain to you. Deep peace, an ebbing wave to you! –Fiona Mcleod What we need during this holiday season is peace. Peace in our hearts, peace in our families, peace in our communities, peace around the world.

  • Peace on earth

    What we need during this holiday season is peace. Peace in our hearts, peace in our families, peace in our communities, peace around the world. These are words from a song written by Jill Jackson-Miller and Sy Miller. “Let there be peace on earth And let it begin with me. Let there be peace on…

  • Let there be peace

    One evening recently, I heard 40 or more Girl Scouts singing by candlelight. In their sweet voices, they sang, “Let there be peace. And, let it begin with me.” –Joy

  • Happy December!

    We are busy working on Christmas cards—but I am going to remember to take time to think about  peace and hope and love during the holiday season. –Joy

  • Walk with peace

    “So I say to you, walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide,” John Lewis once said. I found this quote in the book The Way of Peace—Readings for a Harmonious Life. –Joy

  • Silence and peace

    “Silence is the beginning of peace,” Joan Chittister once said.           I found this quote in the book The Way of Peace—Readings for a Harmonious Life. –Joy

  • Peaceful and vengeful

    A native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about his feelings. He said, “I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is vengeful, angry and violent. The other wolf is peaceful, loving and compassionate. I found this short story in the book The Way of Peace–Readings for a…

  • Kindness and peace

    “Kindness is essential to inner peace,” the Dahlai Lama once said. I found this quote in the book The Way of Peace—Readings for a Harmonious Life. –Joy