Peace Pilgrim - born Mildred Lisette Norman, was an American pacifist, vegetarian, and peace activist. In 1952, she became the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in one season. Starting on January 1, 1953, in Pasadena, California, she adopted the name "Peace Pilgrim" and walked across the United States for 28 years.
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Do not express it-this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it.
World peace will never be stable until enough of us find inner peace to stabilize it
Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential.
We are that which activates the body.
We are all cells in the same body of humanity.
I pray without ceasing now. My personal prayer is: Make me an instrument which only truth can speak.
Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words.
It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God.
One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news.
Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side.
If you recognize that all of your inner hurts are caused by your own wrong actions or your own wrong reactions or your own wrong inaction, then you will stop hurting yourself.
All right prayer has good effect, but if you give your whole life to the prayer you multiply its power... No one really knows the full power of prayer. Of course, there is a relationship between prayer and action. Receptive prayer result in an inner receiving, which motivates to right action.
I feel a complete protection on my pilgrimage.
God is my shield. There are no accidents in the Divine Plan nor does God leave us unattended. No one walks so safely as those who walk humbly and harmlessly with great love and great faith.
A few really dedicated people can offset the ill effects of masses of out-of-harmony people, so we who work for peace must not falter.
Pure love is a willingness to give, without a thought of receiving anything in return. Love can save the world from nuclear destruction. Love God: turn to God with receptiveness and responsiveness. Love your fellow human beings: turn to them with friendliness and givingness. Make yourself fit to be called a child of God by living the way of love.
Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
To the world I may seem very poor, walking penniless and wearing or carrying in my pockets my only material possessions, but I am really very rich in blessings which no amount of money could buy - health and happiness and inner peace.
Just concentrate on thinking and living and acting in harmony with God's laws and inspiring others to do likewise.
The lesson of the way of love is that evil can only be overcome by good.
We don't need to reach out and tear down the things that are evil because nothing which is contrary to the law of love can endure.
When you perceive that problems serve a purpose in your life, you will recognize that problems are opportunities in disguise.
Visualize a golden light within you and spread it out.
First to those about you - your circle of friends and relatives - and then gradually to the world. Keep on visualizing God's golden light surrounding our earth.
We are all cells in the body of humanity - all of us, all over the world.
Each one has a contribution to make, and will know from within what this contribution is.
What people really suffer from is immaturity.
Among mature people war would not be a problem - it would be impossible.
I have faith that God will care for me, and God does provide my needs.
I don't in any way feel insecure because I don't know where I will sleep at night, where or when I will eat next. When you have spiritual security, you have no more feeling of need for material security.
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. Inner peace is not found by staying on the surface of life, or by attempting to escape from life through any means. Inner peace is found by facing life squarely, solving its problems, and delving as far beneath its surface as possible to discover its verities and realities.
My mission is to help promote peace by helping others to find inner peace.
If I can find it, you can too. Peace is an idea whose time has come.
Just after I dedicated my life to service, I felt that I could no longer accept more than I need while others in the world have less than they need. This moved me to bring my life down to need level. I thought it would be difficult. I thought it would entail a great many hardships, but I was quite wrong. Instead of hardships, I found a wonderful sense of peace and joy, and a conviction that unnecessary possessions are only unnecessary burdens.
If you realize that those who do mean things are psychologically ill, your feelings of anger will turn to feelings of pity.
The purpose of problems is to push you toward obedience to God's laws, which are exact and cannot be changed. We have the free will to obey them or disobey them. Obedience will bring harmony, disobedience will bring you more problems.
Evil can be helped to fade away more quickly if we remain in obedience to the Law of Love - evil must be overcome with good.
A loving and kindly approach works between individuals, it works between groups and it would work between nations if nations had the courage to try it.
My inner peace remains in spite of any outward thing.
Only insofar as I remain in harmony can I draw others into harmony, and so much more harmony is needed before the world can find peace.
How good it is to work in the invigorating fresh air under the life-giving sun amid the inspiring beauty of nature. There are many who recognize this... How good it is to earn you livelihood by contributing constructively to the society in which you live - everyone should, of course, and in a healthy society everyone would.
I have never met anyone who built a bomb shelter and felt protected by it.
I have never met a modern military man who did not realize that military victory is a concept which became obsolete with the coming of the nuclear age, and most civilians realize this also. Wisdom demands that we stop preparing to wage a war which would eliminate mankind - and start preparing to eliminate the seeds of war.