Global South as well as North is always seeking for peace – personal peace, community peace, and international peace. In this season of wars and conflicts, bloodsheds and ethnic cleansing, senseless violence and random acts of destructions - here are some quotations to meditate upon. And if you do come across any others, please feel free to send them to me. Do remember to include the source.
Seek the shalom of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to the LORD for it; for in the shalom of it shall you have shalom.
JEREMIAH 29:7 (HEBREW NAMES VERSION)
Rabban Simeon ben Gamaliel had said: "The world rests on three things: On justice, on truth, on shalom."
Said Rabbi Mona: "But these are one and the
PEREK HA SHALOM
The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.
VILWA LAKSHMI PANDI I
Congratulation to those who work for peace! They will be known as God's children.
MATTHEW 5:9, SCHOLAR S VERSION
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 the good of all. Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity. It is right and it is duty.
Peace is what I leave behind for you; my peace is what I give you. What I give you is not a worldly gift.
JOHN 14:27 SCHOLAR'S VERSION
Forgiveness is the ornament of the brave.
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER
Christian healing is not mere negation of disease but a ministry of life to the whole personality.
Let us not be justices of the peace, but angels of peace.
ST. TtlERESA OF LISIEU
Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding; I want the understanding, which bringeth peace.