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Here are some inspiring stories about peace.
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A GLORIOUS MORNING A Glorious Morning by Pam A gentle breeze ruffled the curtains, bringing with it the fragrant scent of roses. The call of songbirds floated through the air. Lying on the cool, crisp sheets was comforting, but this promised to be a glorious morning. Sliding quietly from the covers and slipping...
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PROBLEM My friend Anthony was angry all Dow and I asked “what’s wrong?” Anthony said “there is this One kid talking crap about my girlfriend.” When Anthony told me whats wrong it reminded me When I had my girlfriend. I and my friends were walking around and a group of kids walked Up to us, one of the kids...
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VENGEANCE SOLVES NOTHING Vengeance Solves Nothing In my welding class, nearly every day, a group of punks walk up to me and start screwin’ around like a bunch of monkeys. They make fun of me, nudge me, and don’t stop bugging me. The rage inside of me boils like that of a volcano. Only one man can share this feeling: Kratos, the God of...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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PEACE QUOTATIONS
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“Peace begins with a smile.”

Mother Teresa

Einstein
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

Albert Einstein

Rogers
“When I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.”

Fred Rogers

20151202 thursday quote
“Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.”

Albert Schweitzer

Unknown
“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.”

Unknown

20151130 monday quote
“Peace, like charity, begins at home.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

20151131 tuesday quote
“We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessing of peace.”

William Gladstone

Buddha
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

Buddha

20161221 wednesday quote
“We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.”

Dorothy Day

20161222 thursday quote
“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

20151203 friday quote
“Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.”

Etty Hillesum

20161219 monday quote
“When we have peace in our hearts and minds, we draw peace into our lives. ”

Iyanla Vanzant

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'peace'.
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Jaylen Arnold Jaylen Arnold is 14-years-old, but has been sharing his story for the past six years in classrooms, in the community, and all across the United States. Recently, Jaylen was featured in a segment for the Ellen DeGeneres Show, the feature cover for HIGHLIGHTS Childrens Magazine, and featured in People Magazine with...
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Dr. Lenneal H The person I would like to nominate is Dr. Lenneal H. at the University of Baltimore. Dr. H. is a remarkable person who believes in his students and their successes. I know that many might say that this is required of all professors but Dr. H. is one in a million. He encourages us to live each day as it was...
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Darryl O Darryl is a remarkable young man in which I have been very blessed to come across with in my life. He is a very hardworking and dedicated man who has devoted his life to helping others. Darryl currently works with special needs children and has become friends with my special needs son. He is a person who see...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
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BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
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GREAT MUSIC
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INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
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LISTENING
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LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
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MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
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OPTIMISM
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PARENTING
PASSION
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PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
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RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
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STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
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UNITY
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VOLUNTEERING
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Your Comments
Harold from California JULY 17, 2014
Peace is letting be and just being

Lila from Curtis MI usa DECEMBER 11, 2013
why do we batter upon the door of life with war as our beam when peace love and forgivness are the skeleton keys~ Lila MacKinnon

renniejames from batangas FEBRUARY 13, 2013
peace is a freedom of our life freedom from fear of violence...

tesfahun cufamo from ethopia JANUARY 1, 2013
Peace for our world!

Varghese from Ahmedabad, India MARCH 18, 2012
Peace is the most precious thing. Let there be peace everywhere and let us work for peace. Peace at heart means peace at the street and the whole world.

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