As we’re very close to our annual celebration of the 4th of July, I began contemplating the relationship between peace and freedom. We constantly hear about unrest/violence both nationally and globally. Working toward peaceful solutions to these inequities is the true answer to protecting the freedom we all love so much. Below are some thoughts to ponder relating to this subject… giving us guidance to incorporate more peace into our lives’ solutions.
“Let us not accept violence as the way of peace. Let us instead beginPope John Paul II
by respecting true freedom: the resulting peace will be able to satisfy
the world’s expectations, for it will be a peace built on justice, a peace
founded on the incomparable dignity of the free human being.”
“One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goalRev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
that we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We
must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.”
“The well-being and the hopes of the peoples of the world can neverRalph J. Bunche Excerpts taken from PsychologyToday.com
be served until peace – as well as freedom, honor and self-respect – is
Whether you’re seeking freedom from civil inequities, the coronavirus
pandemic, economic turmoil, or any number of things that are holding you
back in your life, we wish you the strength and courage to see your way to
improved living this July.
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Enjoy A Safe & Healthy July,