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A Prayer for Peace

This prayer by Marlin Collingwood touches my heart and, when I pray it, I feel immense peace. Much gratitude to him for sharing it. Dear God, sail away with me, and let the winds wipe away my pain, my regrets … Continue reading

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Workshops for Transformation in Zimbabwe

Lancelot Muteyo of Trees of Peace Africa Zimbabwe and Director- Pan African Peace Network often shares his workshops throughout Africa and in other places as well with me here — I am so very happy to have his report of not only … Continue reading

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Pens and swords – thinking about writers for justice and peace

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1839. “… many wearing rapiers are afraid of goose-quills and dare scarce come thither.” Shakespeare, 1602. I used to think that the … cursor was not mightier than a protest for … Continue reading

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Just Peace Sunday — some resources

The United Church of Christ suggests that churches celebrate “Just Peace” or “Peace with Justice” Sunday on the Sunday each year that precedes September 21, the United Nations International Day of Prayer for Peace. I wrote some resources for colleagues … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Peace Process in Colombia

I am grateful to Jose Luis Casal for sharing this prayer and for inviting the world to pray for Colombia. thanks as well to Katie Fiegenbaum for giving a translation so quickly. Story of wishes and meetings (Dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Be Peace, a poem by Dwight Lee Wolter

Imagine peace. Attempt peace. Experience peace. Create peace. Declare peace. Know peace. Glow with peace. Grow in peace. Be peace. Rest in peace. Go in peace. Make peace with the present. Make peace with the past. Make peace in the … Continue reading

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Intercessions for our Planet, from Aotearoa / New Zealand and from the Republic of Georgia

A gift of congregational prayer from Lynne Frith of Aotearoa/New Zealand One: Let us pray for planet earth and for all living things. We pray that there will be careful use of the earth’s resources, that forests, waters, soil and … Continue reading

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Let us embrace peace — Poem from Zambian Baptist Peace Conference

Lancelot Muteyo of Zimbabwe shares a poem that he used in his program in Zambia. I was training 170 pastors, deacons, leaders of the Baptist Convention of Zambia in Lusaka Zambian conflict transformation using bible based experiential learning methods.  The … Continue reading

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Peace Conference in Kenya — Affirmation in Poetry

Lancelot Muteyo traveled from Zimbabwe to a Peace Conference in Kenya. He has sent in the words that he shared there. Peace Revolution Greetings in the Divine name of the Most HIGH The conquering lion of the tribe of Judah … Continue reading

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Reflection on International Peace Day, Isaiah 40:3-5

We hike the Bright Angel Trail down from the rim of the Grand Canyon. The view is deep and wide layers painted by erosion and sunset as far as we can see. This rim is valley exalted and the mountains … Continue reading

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