Tagged: peace

Our Duty

Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to...

How Can We Achieve Peace?

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity...

How to Avoid War

Avoid a war at all costs; but it is not a one-sided affair, you cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ~ Indira Gandhi

Instruments of Peace for All Creatures

By Tim Mascara On December 4, 1959, Soviet artist Evgeny Vuchetich presented a bronze statue to the United Nations, titled Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares. The sculpture is an image of a man...

Thy Kingdom Come

By Elli Atchison and Molly Lorden When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them,...

13 Strategies for Seekers of Shalom

By Vernon Grounds 1. Pray! Pray daily and specifically in keeping with I Timothy 2:1-5; II Corinthians 10:3-5; Ephesians 6:1-10. 2. Keep informed regarding the development of international and national affairs. Be concerned about the...

Light Shines in Darkness

By Churches for Middle East Peace In him was life, and that life was the light of the people. The light shines in darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ~ John 1:4-5...

Be Curious, not Cool

And 16 other pieces of life-affirming advice to young people from Ken Burns by J. Nicole Morgan Ken Burns gave the commencement speech at Stanford University in June. Addressing our current political climate, he...

When the Bible Is Bad for You

by Brian Zahnd I love the Bible. I read the Bible. I read the Bible every day. I’ve been a serious student of the Bible for over forty years. I don’t know how many...