Believe it or not…

Today is International Peace Day…feel free to add to the list:
“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God” (Christianity)
“Shall I tell you what acts are better than fasting, charity, and prayers? Making peace between enemies are such acts; for enmity and malice tear up the heavenly rewards by the roots” (Islam)
“To the counsellors of peace is joy” (Judaism)
“When a thought of war comes, oppose it by a stronger thought of peace. A thought of hatred must be destroyed by a more powerful thought of love” (Baha’i)
“He heals divisions, and cements friendships; seeking peace, and ensuring it, for in peace is his delight, and his words are ever the words of a peacemaker” (Buddhism)
“The noble minded dedicate themselves to the promotion of peace and happiness of others–even those who injure them” (Hinduism)