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Saints are Sinners that kept on going~Robert Louis Stevenson~ Always Keep on Keeping On For Love Light and Peace

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Favorite website
http://our.homewithgod.com/shinetoday/
When it comes to peace, how would you describe yourself?
I am a born activist
What do you believe are the 'burning issues' today?
Hunger, Violence, Human Rights, Other
So what is it?
Holocaust, Genocide, Abortion..
What must we overcome to achieve peace?
Hatred
More
Children,

Mother is always with you.

Whenever you think of Her,

She sees your faces.

At night She visits her children

all over the world.

Her children are her swans;

She watches and gathers the strays.

You are all baby birds

tucked under Mother's wing.

~Amma~
Can we change the world?
Definitely
More about me
It's not about me, it's all about Jesus.
If you meet me and forget me you have lost nothing
If you meet Jesus and forget him then you have lost everything.
Promise to respect others and refrain from spamming?
Yes
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'Of Roses and Thorns' Photobucket A certain man planted a rose and watered it faithfully. Before it blossomed, he examined it.
He saw a bud that would soon blossom.

He also saw the thorns, and he thought,

"How can any beautiful flower come from a plant,

burdened with so many sharp thorns?"

Saddened by this thought,

he neglected to water the rose,

and before it was ready to bloom, it died.

So it is with many people ...

Within every soul ... there is a Rose.

The "G-d-like" qualities planted in us at birth,

growing amidst the thorns of our faults.

Many of us look at ourselves and

see only the thorns, the defects.

We despair, thinking nothing good

can possibly come from us.

We neglect to water the good within us,

and eventually it dies.

We never realize our potential.

Some don't see the rose within themselves ...

It takes someone else to show it to them.

One of the greatest gifts a person can possess ...

is to be able to reach past the thorns

and find the rose within others.

This is the truest, most innocent,

and gracious characteristic of love -

to know another person,

including their faults,

recognize the nobility in their soul,

and yet still help another to

realize they can overcome their faults.

If we show them the rose,

they will conquer the thorns.

Only then will they blossom,

and most likely, blooming thirty,

sixty, a hundred-fold,

as it is given to them.

Our duty in this world is to help others,

by showing them their roses and not their thorns.




It is then that we achieve the
love we should feel for each other.
Only then can we bloom
in our own garden.

Author Unknown


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Clay Balls

A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls. It was like someone had rolled clay balls and left them out in the Sun to bake.

They didn't look like much, but they intrigued the man, so he took the bag out of the cave with him. As he strolled along the beach, he would throw the clay balls one at a time out into the ocean as far as he could.

He thought little about it, until he dropped one of the clay balls and it cracked open on a rock. Inside was a beautiful, precious stone!

Excited, the man started breaking open the remaining clay balls. Each contained a similar treasure. He found thousands of dollars worth of jewels in the 20 or so clay balls he had left. Then it struck him. He had been on the beach a long time. He had thrown maybe 50 or 60 of the clay balls with their hidden treasure into the ocean waves. Instead of thousands of dollars in treasure, he could have taken home tens of thousands, but he had just thrown it away!

It's like that with people. We look at someone, maybe even ourselves, and we see the external clay vessel. It doesn't look like much from the outside. It isn't always beautiful or sparkling, so we discount it.

We see that person as less important than someone more beautiful or stylish or well known or wealthy but we have not taken the time to find the treasure hidden inside that person.

There is a treasure in each and every one of us. If we take the time to get to know that person, and if we ask God to show us that person the way He sees them, then the clay begins to peel away and the brilliant gem begins to shine forth.

May we not come to the end of our lives and find out that we have thrown away a fortune in friendships because the gems were hidden in bits of clay. May we see the people in our world as God sees them.

I am so blessed by the gems of friendship I have with each of you. Thank you for looking beyond my clay vessel...

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At 3:17pm on June 15, 2010, gunilla caisson said…


It all starts with the Children.
So I should become very pleased if you joined my new Network
“Children Are the Future” on SocialGo
http://childrenourhope.socialgo.com/home.html
Since Ning will shut down. We had to start all over
A challenge we will manage with your help *smile*

WELCOME/Gunilla
At 1:41am on June 15, 2010, Eva said…
Hello,

iPeace is deleted from David Califa the end of June. Here you can find a new home.

http://peaceformeandtheworld.ning.com/

You are cordially invited.

Warm regards, Eva
At 1:50pm on December 15, 2009, Chetana said…

At 1:06pm on December 7, 2009, Larry said…
At 10:01pm on September 19, 2009, Randi Scheurer said…
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=135802072057

The Healthcare Fallen Memorial

We watch our loved ones die because the healthcare system in our country has abandoned them.

The Healthcare Fallen Memorial is a place to keep them alive in our memory when all else has failed.

Here you can post pictures, videos and stories of your family, friends and neighbors who have died on our own soil because they could not get healthcare.

We will never forget their struggle to live.

In Peace and Justice

Contact Info
Email: rjscheurer@comcast.net
At 1:53am on March 31, 2009, Kaycie said…
Angie,
Thank you for your friendship request. Wishing you beauty, love and peace.
Namaste,
Kaycie
At 7:43pm on March 27, 2009, gunilla caisson said…
Thank you for your friend request. Hope we will get to know one another and that you some day will visit me on my site; The Child Within.
Have a nice week end/Gunilla
At 12:05am on January 1, 2009, Vanessa Rush said…
Greetings: (Tell Everyone) Be apart of a bigger plan..... The World is coming together!

It is the world that is going to make a difference in stopping the wars and obtaining the peace collectively! Please sign in to let your voice be heard!
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> I would like to welcome everyone to the Spiritual Fasting Group starting on 11th of January for at least 21 days. Fasting is very powerful to bring forth things in your life that are positive and remove anything that is negative. Fasting purifies the spirit and enhance the mind and body to a healthier life. See below:
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> Know that all human hearts are welcome here, regardless of one's color, creed, condition or philosophy, because everyone is just like you and me--wanting happiness, and disliking suffering. In other words, seeking joy and freedom from suffering is the birthright of all living beings (not just us humans).
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> The word 'spiritual' has many connotations, but all of us who've done prolonged, skillful fasting know our mind is clearer, sharper and more efficient--a greater clarity of consciousness. By using this fasting-enhanced clarity, our journey into the human interior can reward us with many essential correctives to the extreme materialism of our external culture and its dominant sciences. Also, just as our own inner-mind becomes clearer, our own extrasensory instinct becomes keener. Thus, we find ourselves more in tune with the gentle voice of Nature and its Natural Laws. And so, the increase in energy prolonged fasting confers is our own reward for getting back in touch with these so-called Laws of Nature.
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> World Peace and World Love

News: Wars and rumors of Wars around the world, Palestinians and Jews are being murdered, Poverty, Environment dying, Fla. woman likely jumped overboard (suicide), In Phila. 6 dead and 3 wounded (violence), Cheyenee, Wyo earthquakes 3 days straight, China border 3 tremors Dec. 27th and In May 80,000 people killed from earthquakes and more. It is imperative that we fast and ask for the relief of suffering around the world. What affects one affects all!!!!! If need advice on how to fast, please ask at anytime-we have a teacher to teach us.
At 7:06pm on December 23, 2008, Ali Afifi said…
Welcome dear friend to join my group on ipeace for questions about Islam and Quran
http://www.ipeace.me/group/IslamicQuestions

Merry Christmas dear friend

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