The true meaning of peace reflects on the importance of the partnership of peace and justice where to livesimply demands that everyone strives for the right relationship with one another.
Bai Liza Saway a member of Mothers for Peace, Mindanao, Timor Leste, reflects on teaching children the true values and skills in life by living in peace and harmony with others.
The existence of peace demands more than just the absence of war. Deacon Pat Taylor explains that there is a Christian calling to build a culture of peace that searches for ways to resolve disputes short of rushing to war.
Ross Langmead outlines why justice is essential to the Gospels which highlight the importance of reconciliation, forgiveness and fairness.
This prayer gives thanks to God for the gift of life and the world we share, to ask for courage to challenge the powerful by the values of the gospel, and to commit to non violent ways of resolving conflict at personal, local, national and international levels.
These prayers asks for God to teach us to speak out for those who are victims of injustice, to resolve the conflict and hurt of others, praying for a world of peace, free from conflict and injustice.
The Dalai Lama reminds us to work for peace in the world and in our hearts no matter what and it is compassion which is vital for achieving this goal.