Successful Relationships Reading Corner

Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week, we wrote about how peace is not just a verbal concept, but is also a direct experience, and by manifesting it personally, you spread peace in the world. Here are some inspiring writings on peace.

Peace Essay Winners Fishkill Plains Elementary in Hopewell Jct “Peace can mean a lot of things, and really the definition depends on the person. To others peace could mean quiet, relaxing and happiness, but to me peace is Humility, Love, and Caring. These traits are important to peace because if we act with kindness, love, and caring instead of hate then this world will be a better place with peace instead of anger.”

Twenty Ways to Promote Peace in Our World “In the wake of tragedies that shake the foundations of our communities, it becomes imperative to reflect on the concept of peace—not as an abstract ideal, but as a tangible state of well-being that is deeply intertwined with the fabric of individual lives and the broader societal harmony. Peace transcends the mere absence of conflict; it encompasses a state of mental, emotional, and environmental equilibrium where individuals coexist with respect, understanding, and compassion towards each other and the world around them.”

Rigoberta Menchú Tum Reflects on Working Toward Peace “In every corner of the globe the anguished cries for peace can be heard. Millions of people cry in silence, carrying on their shoulders the burden of our tragic, never-ending drive toward confrontation, conflict, and war. These same millions are also bearers of hope, of the unfulfilled quest for peace–a peace that will benefit us all by according dignity to all human beings. This need for peace is universal. From north to south and east to west, each day, with increasing frequency, people are speaking of peace. In some it appears as a speech; in many it is a vague wish or hope; in so many more it manifests itself as the ever-present search by men and women, young and old, to attain humankind’s most cherished principles.”

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