Our spirituality evokes our prayers for understanding, respect and recognition for the landscape that we share. It brings forth the awareness in our hearts that you and I drink the same water and breathe the same air. If we stood on the moon looking down at the Mother Earth, we could not see any division of states or nations, only a oneness… and the world can be that spiritual symbol that reminds us that you and I really are one’.
Maisie Cavanagh, Australian Aboriginal writer, poet, public speaker and member of the Wiradjuri language group of NSW, 2002
‘nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral question of our time – the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to violence and oppression…. Sooner or later all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. If this is to be achieved mankind must evolve for all human conflict, a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliataiton. The foundation of such a method is love’.
Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, 10 December, 1964
One Spirit Learning Alliance invites you to join us on a 24 hour community web gathering. One theme each hour will be curated by One Spirit Interspiritual Ministers. Help us complete the uninterrupted circle of prayer around the world beginning at midnight, Thursday, September 13th. To learn more http://onespiritinterfaith.org/sacred-practice/world-day-of-prayer/
Baha’i Temple , 173 Mona Vale Road, Ingleside. Read the rest of this entry