Peace (A Poem)

Peace
Right now fear, doubt, anxiety, tension, and disharmony
Are reigning supreme
But there will come a time when this world of ours
Will be flooded with peace.
Who is going to bring about this radical change?
It will be you; you and your sisters and brothers.
You and your oneness – heart will spread peace
Throughout the length and breadth of the [...]

Quotes of Peace throughout Time!

“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at th at goal.”- Martin Luther King Jr.
 
“We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.” -William Gladstone
 
If there is to [...]

United in Peace

Photo courtesy of The Way
 
PEACE
Behold, it comes in might,
The power that is not power,
The light that is in darkness,
The shade in dazzling light.
It is joy that never spoke,
And grief unfelt, profound,
Immortal life unlived,
Eternal death unmourned.
It is not joy nor sorrow,
But that which is between,
It is not noght nor morrow,
But that which joins them in.
It is [...]

The Light Shines in the Darkness…

“The Light Shines in the Darkness…”
 
A candle
set upon a hill
for all the city to see
 
the railway man’s lantern
breaking through the night mist
signaling all is well
for the journey
 
a shooting star
or the first rays of dawn
breaking a dark night’s spell
 
the sun
edging through storm clouds
and a rainbow’s “yes” to life
 
a porch light
its welcoming glow
inviting the stranger
to [...]

A Peace Poem by Julie

Peace is…
Prayer and thoughtful repose…
Peace is…
Everything mindful of the greater good…
Peace is…
Absence of stress, especially after a good “sigh” or walking alone in the snow with nothing but the sound of your feet…
Peace is…
Calmness and contentment felt during a morning sunrise at the beach (or even when your kids are all home under one roof, [...]

Peace through Poverty?

The Laborer
In the sizzling heat of the afternoon
Clothes drenched and shoes filled with sweat
Last nights long shift makes the body ache
In growing age when the muscle is the only strength
The will like faith growing stronger with each passing day
A disease knocking at the visceral parts of the body
Joints now like the hinges in the machine [...]

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