Noteworthy, too, are the promptitude and spontaneity with which these government leaders have been acting together in responding to a variety of crises in different parts of the world. For such have you become. Three Aspects of our Relationship With God 20 Think carefully how you would look upon the giver of this gift, for as you look on him so will the gift itself appear to be.
Let him be what he is, and seek not to make of love an enemy. You are the center from which it radiates outward, to call the others in.
Here is the source of the idea that love is fear. If they attain unto this all-surpassing blessing, the people of each nation will pursue, with tranquillity and contentment, their own occupations, and the groanings and lamentations of most men would be silenced.
A Window onto the Heart of A Course in Miracles 5 To overcome the world is no more difficult than to surmount your little wall. And he will receive of you what you received of him. However, in the major divinely revealed religions of the world, which are Judaism, Christianity and, at the end, Islam, peace is not just one dimensional or [an] individual concept.
It is not this you would be rid of, and having it you cannot limit it. Unless it is well-defined you cannot attempt to attain it. And to convince you this is possible, it bids the body search for pain in attack upon another, calling it pleasure and offering it to you as freedom from attack.
Without creating universality in man it is impossible to dream of peace and this universality can only be achieved through the image of God which is universal. And again, for the first time in history, a movement of public opinion has manifested itself in support of the verdict which the leaders and representatives of nations have pronounced, and for securing collective action in pursuance of such a decision.
So, both these meanings join hands at this stage. Would you reinforce it now? As you look upon the world, this little wish, uprooted and floating aimlessly, can land and settle briefly upon anything, for it has no purpose now.
The time must come when the imperative necessity for the holding of a vast, an all-embracing assemblage of men will be universally realized.
This is a different view about peace which is found in various oriental religions. For it invites fear to enter and become your purpose. Beyond this, they are meaningless.
It was not until the forces of nationalism had succeeded in overthrowing the foundations of the Holy Alliance that had sought to curb their rising power, that the possibility of a world order, transcending in its range the political institutions these nations had established, came to be seriously entertained.
From you who answered, He Who answered you would call.
This is also the concept of peace in Islam. He leadeth you and me together, that we might meet here in this holy place, and make the same decision. Would you invest your hope of peace and happiness in what must fail?No obstacle to peace can be surmounted through its help.
It does not open up its secrets, and bid you look on them and go beyond them. It would not have you see its weakness, and learn it has no power to keep you from the truth.
3 The Holy Spirit's purpose rests in peace within you. Yet you are still unwilling to let it join you wholly.
You still oppose the Will of God, just by a little. And that little is a limit you would place upon the whole. But setting such a condition for the attainment of peace is impractical as peace on its own does not bring justice. That is, justice is not necessarily an element of peace.
What peace does, in actual fact, is open up opportunities. Enclosed for your information is a copy of a memorandum prepared by the Research Department, at the request of the House of Justice, on the subject of the attainment of the unity of nations and the Lesser Peace.
Peace AndJusticeCThe Actual Attainment Of The.
Peace and Justice C The actual attainment of the common good largely depends on the capacity and willingness of the ordinary person to pursue PEACE. Peace is a state of harmony characterized by the lack of violent conflict and the freedom from fear of violence.
The second obstacle that peace must flow across, and closely related to the first, is the belief that the body is valuable for what it offers. For here is the attraction of guilt made manifest in the body, and seen in it.Download