“ If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace…” - Jesus
“ They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying ‘Peace, Peace!’  when there is no Peace.” - Jeremiah
“… they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks;  - Isaiah nations shall not lift up s...
“… seek Peace and pursue it…” - Psalms
“ If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.” - Chinese Proverb
“ While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.” - St. Francis of A...
“ If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” - Mother Teresa
“ When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.” - Muhammed Ali
“ I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” - Abraham Lincoln
“ Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
“ Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.” - Mahatma Gandhi
“ If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.” - Lyndon B. Johnson
“ For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.” - Larry Eisenberg
“ Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
“ Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict –  - Dorothy ...
“ Peace we want because there is another war to fight: - Indira Gandhi against poverty and disease.”
“ This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.” - Peace Pilgrim
“ If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends.  - Mother Teresa You talk to your enemies.”
“ It is our duty to pray always for harmony between man and earth, so that the earth will bloom once more.” - Hopi Prayer ...
“ There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.” - Cesar Chavez
“ You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” - Indira Gandhi
“ We must be the change we wish to see.” - Mahatma Gandhi
“ For unto us a child is born…and his name shall be called… - Isaiah Prince of Peace.”
“ Peace is the deliberate adjustment of my life to the will of God.  - Dante In His will is our peace.”
“ The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step.  - Adelai Stevens So, we must never neglect any work of pea...
“ The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement.” - Arthur Gray
“ Peace is much more precious than a piece of land… - Anwar Sadat let there be no more wars.”
“ The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.” - Arabian proverb
“ He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows,  - Benjamin Franklin nor judge all he sees.”
“ He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“ If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, there’d be peace.” - John Lennon
“ Parents are not interested in justice,  - Bill Cosby they’re interested in peace and quiet…”
“ Peace is more important than all justice; peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace....
“ Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.” - Gerald Jampolsky
“ If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy.  Then he becomes your partner.” - Nelson Ma...
“ Let us forgive one another –  - Leo Tolstoy only then will we live in peace.”
“ We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves,  - Thomas Merton and we are not at peace wit...
“ Greet one another with a kiss of charity.  Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus.” - Paul
“ May you have warmth in your igloo,  oil in your lamp,  and peace in your heart.” - Eskimo proverb
“ More light than we can learn; more wealth than we can treasure; more love than we can earn;  more peace than we can meas...
“ Peace I leave with you,  - Jesus my peace I give to you…”
“ If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.” - Anita Koddick
“ Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  - Dr. Seuss It’s not.”
“ Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished y...
“ Blessed are the peacemakers,  - Jesus for they shall be called the children of God.”
 
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In 2007, Rev. Chad Rimmer led a congregational retreat on Christian Peacemaking. Here are some perspectives on peace.

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  1. 2. “ If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace…” - Jesus
  2. 3. “ They have treated the wound of my people carelessly, saying ‘Peace, Peace!’ when there is no Peace.” - Jeremiah
  3. 4. “… they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; - Isaiah nations shall not lift up sword against nation; neither shall they learn war any more.”
  4. 5. “… seek Peace and pursue it…” - Psalms
  5. 6. “ If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.” - Chinese Proverb
  6. 7. “ While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.” - St. Francis of Assisi
  7. 8. “ If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” - Mother Teresa
  8. 9. “ When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.” - Muhammed Ali
  9. 10. “ I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” - Abraham Lincoln
  10. 11. “ Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.
  11. 12. “ Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals.” - Mahatma Gandhi
  12. 13. “ If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.” - Lyndon B. Johnson
  13. 14. “ For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.” - Larry Eisenberg
  14. 15. “ Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. 16. “ Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – - Dorothy Thompson alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.”
  16. 17. “ Peace we want because there is another war to fight: - Indira Gandhi against poverty and disease.”
  17. 18. “ This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.” - Peace Pilgrim
  18. 19. “ If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. - Mother Teresa You talk to your enemies.”
  19. 20. “ It is our duty to pray always for harmony between man and earth, so that the earth will bloom once more.” - Hopi Prayer for Peace
  20. 21. “ There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.” - Cesar Chavez
  21. 22. “ You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” - Indira Gandhi
  22. 23. “ We must be the change we wish to see.” - Mahatma Gandhi
  23. 24. “ For unto us a child is born…and his name shall be called… - Isaiah Prince of Peace.”
  24. 25. “ Peace is the deliberate adjustment of my life to the will of God. - Dante In His will is our peace.”
  25. 26. “ The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. - Adelai Stevens So, we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.”
  26. 27. “ The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort and refinement.” - Arthur Gray
  27. 28. “ Peace is much more precious than a piece of land… - Anwar Sadat let there be no more wars.”
  28. 29. “ The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.” - Arabian proverb
  29. 30. “ He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows, - Benjamin Franklin nor judge all he sees.”
  30. 31. “ He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  31. 32. “ If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, there’d be peace.” - John Lennon
  32. 33. “ Parents are not interested in justice, - Bill Cosby they’re interested in peace and quiet…”
  33. 34. “ Peace is more important than all justice; peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.” - Martin Luther
  34. 35. “ Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.” - Gerald Jampolsky
  35. 36. “ If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” - Nelson Mandela
  36. 37. “ Let us forgive one another – - Leo Tolstoy only then will we live in peace.”
  37. 38. “ We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, - Thomas Merton and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.”
  38. 39. “ Greet one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus.” - Paul
  39. 40. “ May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart.” - Eskimo proverb
  40. 41. “ More light than we can learn; more wealth than we can treasure; more love than we can earn; more peace than we can measure, - Anonymous because one Child is born.”
  41. 42. “ Peace I leave with you, - Jesus my peace I give to you…”
  42. 43. “ If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.” - Anita Koddick
  43. 44. “ Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. - Dr. Seuss It’s not.”
  44. 45. “ Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. - Victor Hugo God is awake.”
  45. 46. “ Blessed are the peacemakers, - Jesus for they shall be called the children of God.”

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