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Peace & Unity

Peace & Unity

This card, measuring 5 x 25 inches in an accordion fold, is a prayer for peace. Wisdom from ancient and present sources is presented on each fold. The calligraphed peace sign becomes a circle, encompassing our connectedness, as we all become one in our desire for peace,
We have entered the Third Millennium through the gate of fire. If today, after September 11, we see better and we see further, we will realize that humanity is indivislbe.
Kofi Annan

Peace comes within the souls of men when they realize their oneness with the Universe.
Black elk

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and if it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. common wisdom

Although it is difficult to bring about peace through inner transformation, it is the only way to achieve lasting world peace. Even if during my lifetime it is not achieved, that is all right. The next generation will make more progress. His Holiness the Dalai Lama

No despair of ours can alter the reality of things, or stain the joy of the cosmic dance which is always there. Thomas Merton

If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, in our entire society, will benefit from our peace. Thich Nhat Hanh

May all beings everywhere with whom we are inseparably connected, be fulfilled, awakened, liberated and free. May there be peace in this world and throughout the entire universe, and may we all together complete the spiritual journey.
Mahayana Prayer