You are the promise … the one … the hope

THE POET BY DAY

If there is to be peace in the world,
There must be peace in the nations.
If there is to be peace in the nations,
There must be peace in the cities.
If there is to be peace in the cities,
There must be peace between neighbors.
If there is to be peace between neighbors,
There must be peace in the home.
If there is to be peace in the home,
There must be peace in the heart.
From “The Book of Tao (The Way), Lao-Tse (c 5th Century BCE, China, Zhou Dynasty)

And, as the song goes: “Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me …” Jill Jackson Miller and Sy Miller (1955, America)

Peace, Let It Begin With Me

by

Rev. Ben Meyer
Unitarian Universalist Minister, San Mateo, California

58767c3c06230622f04e715c65fab690As we contemplate the theme of Peace during the month of December, we may wonder…

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