Slovak students were discussing Nobel Peace Price
The Nobel Peace Prize
“The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.”
(Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel)
Alfred Nobel was interested in social issues. He developed a special engagement in the peace movement. An important factor in Nobel’s interest in peace was his acquaintance with Bertha von Suttner. Perhaps his interest in peace was also...
Peace rhymes and prayers from peace workshop in Romania
When peace came,
I showered under streaming light
– Silent, settling –
Effectuating over all –
The reassurance drunk
From Mother Nature’s breast.
And rays channeled through
The greys of ancient gloom
That paste the hopelessness of
Dying on the battlefield or
The losing out upon a risk
Byes to precious life
(A husband, child, a wife):
Crashed careers; bleak depression,
The fallen – ruined, spurned –
Covered in veneers of rasping blight.
When peace came, a gate begged
A gentle path inviting me to
Stroll through verdant fields of spring,
Romanians were discussing issues of inner peace
How do you reach the inner peace?
- PRAYER and faith
- ATTITUDE and positive thinking
- lecture and PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Feed your heart with peace. This means to live in peace with yourself. If the heart is full of distrust and selfishness, the head never finds ways to peace. The peace begins where hatred and greed end. The world cannot be changed with violence, but only with the heart.
Feed your heart with peace. This means to breathe quietly. To become one with everything that lives and dies! No more daily wars! End the entire violence inside yourself with gestures of reconciliation.