Sharings from IIWP Worldwide
Peace Prayer Participants
I participated because for me it was the thing to do. Sometimes there is no conscious thought process just a doing for me. As for what I get out of it, well, love. A loving that lifts me for that moment that is very profound. I can see the world in space, I can see the golden sun rising and spreading loving and peace throughout the planet, but the most important learning for me has been the realization that I really do need to cultivate the peace within me. That I cannot expect change around me until there is change within me. (Marla, USA)
I am sincerely grateful for the initiative and devotion of all involved in realising this Peace Prayer. I had reached a stage in my life where contact and awareness of peace had ebbed away. The mental knowing about peace was no longer sufficient, I had lost touch with my practicing of peace. At this stage the universe knew my needs and doors opened, among them this Peace Prayer. The regular reminders and time taken to return to my inner peace and unite this with universal intent and peace has transformed me and this process is on going. Much to my relief. I am also now aware of many changes in local and more distant situations that are benefitting from a united prayer for peace. In loving kindness, (Jane, South Africa)
Just want you to know that I continue loving the beautiful vibration I experience when I practice the peace prayer. It amazes me that this can come through an e-mail that is guiding the practice of people in so many different places at different times. A nice reminder of the eternal and infinite quality of peace. (Matthew, USA)
1. What was your intention for participating in the peace prayer?
My intention was to practice experiencing peace in all situations. (Cheryl, USA)
I feel that there is a powerful loving energy that is co created with joining with others in Peace Prayer. It can only move us closer to the necessary shift in consciousness that will bring us to world peace. (Lynn, USA)
My intention for participating was/is to help bring peace into the world.
To stay connected to peace, expand more, be reminded more. (Paul, USA)
Increase my inner peace (Eleonore, Canada)
The intention was to be open to experience more and more the Spirit of God in me. (Linda, Argentina)
My intention with the peace prayer is to become more tuned in to my inner peace and to hold a space for others to tune into the peace within themselves
To celebrate the presence of peace in our world. (Anne, France)
To improve my surroundings, the world... to help. (Keyla, South America)
2. How did the prayer make a difference in your life? Please share what you learned or discovered about your own process toward peace and "Peace is Present."
I learned that I don't really have to "work" at gaining peace. "Being" peace is easy as I practice turning my attention to it. (Cheryl, USA)
It supports every endeavor I am involved in where the focus is on
global healing. When I find peace within myself....I emanate peace to
others as I create programs like I am working on now....a six month
program that acknowledges the heartbreaking challenges of women and
girls globally and brings empowerment and hope to them by my
commitment and that of others. In addition I, a 76 year old woman, was inspired to submit an abstract to a university Peace Conference about work I am involved in....most submitted is theoretical....the work that I am involved in with others actualizes peace...and the paper was accepted for presentation to a global audience. We present it this week. (Lynn, USA)
It helped me to tune into my own peace within me. (Jazele, Australia)
Actually I haven't done anything further than to receive emails...AND, this form request is nudging me in a good way to look at it further.... (Paul, USA)
It make a different in my life by helping me go with the flow, accept what is, and harmonize myself with my companion. God the power has given me the power to calm myself down, to stop allowing myself from being upset about everything, and with everyone all the time. Being aware of the upset and observing it, helped me find my peace. (Eleonore, Canada)
I found that when I tune into the peace prayer, that nothing else seems to hold much importance and I am much more aware of peace being present, regardless of apparent chaos in the world and my own life as things fall apart, I am able to trust in much greater ways and surrender to Gods will, giving up my own.
To make the difference in being in perfect harmony with God at all times, in all situations, etc. (Linda, Argentina)
I appreciate that so many of us are gathering to affirm that peace is present. I am grateful for the process. (Anne, France)
The next round of Peace Prayer sponsored by the Institute for
Individual and World Peace begins with our Annual Gathering of
Peacemakers in Los Angeles on
July 4, 2013
and will run through
August 6, 2013.
"Peace is a choice, available regardless of any conditions"
will be the theme. We encourage you to continue sharing the prayer
with your communities, your families, friends, coworkers and neighbors
and inviting them to participate with us by subscribing to the
round of the IIWP Worldwide Peace Prayer at: