First, my use of the word ‘missal’ in the title of this article must be properly understood! This is NOT to be confused with the word ‘missile,’ although I indeed used a bit of wordplay here. The word ‘missal’ is a set of prayers or devotions. The word missile is a projectile that gets launched, hurled, or thrown at a target. My idea here is that we can all become a set of devotions, prayers or positive beneficial energies that Read More
One very important element of achieving both inner peace and world peace that’s not often spoken of in the context of peace, is the humane and compassionate treatment of animals. All aspects of life are interconnected and are part of a greater web of life. We as human beings are part of the natural world on Earth. We are also strongly connected to the animals of the planet. Human beings have historically treated animals with immense cruelty for many millennia. I suppose that’s really no surprise when we consider Read More
Everyone, except the hardest hearted war mongers, wants world peace. War and conflict does nothing but harm people, animals and the environment while simultaneously enriching the companies that produce war machinery and weapons, their corporate officers, shareholders and the banks that fund them.
We are not powerless. The simple idea that Read More
Peace and goodwill for all, or any of it’s numerous variations, is one of the Christmas holiday season’s most popular messages. Yet, whatever of it actually comes to pass during the holiday season soon dissipates as things return to ‘normal’ for the vast majority of people. Why is it that what we as a society call ‘normal’ is so dysfunctional, so distressed, and so divided, that peace and goodwill on Earth can ever only Read More
Today people in the USA and some other countries celebrate their Thanksgiving holiday. Here in the UK this holiday is not celebrated. Being a citizen of the USA living in the UK with my lovely wife and soulmate Karen, I think fondly about people in the USA during this holiday. It also earmarks the commemoration of the day in 2013 that I climbed aboard a one-way flight in Denver to Read More
United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) of Lowell, Massachusetts, USA, is a non-profit dedicated to stopping gang violence for over 20 years. They are doing some amazing work with young prisoners that are largely from gangs. As they are released from prison UTEC shows up to Read More
In Part 1 of this series there was a brief outline regards taking full responsibility for your inner reactions, responses and emotions and how this empowers you by taking you into deeper states of inner peace. This helps establish the connection between taking responsibility for what goes on internally and your quality of life.
In Part 2 of this series this theme was expanded upon with self-honesty being revealed as one of the keys to succeeding. The five ‘Tips for Developing More Self-Honesty’ revealed therein are some really helpful tools!
In this Part 3 of the series, you’re going to get Read More
In Part 1 of this blog series I ended by leaving you with the question:
What would your life be like if you could experience inner peace in the form of REAL (not feigned) peace, calm, centeredness and balance, REGARDLESS of what was happening in your life?
Accomplishing THAT would be extremely empowering!
So how can you accomplish that?
Inner peace is often viewed as a somewhat elusive experience that comes and goes of it’s own accord, one which we have very little control over. Inner peace, or lack thereof, is directly related to our levels of bad stress. Yes, there are Read More