Imagine a Centre for World Peace and Prosperity. If there were such a place would you be there to support it? If there were such a place, where would you fit into its operation? Would you promote the Centre, work for the Centre, or offer encouragement and share its existence with others?
How would a Centre for World Peace and Prosperity be different from the United Nations or the U.S. Peace Corps? I think about this and I am not convinced that the current structure and political position of the United Nations is sufficient to promote and maintain the actions needed for world peace and prosperity.
In order to create and promote world peace one must first understand what it is that permits peace. For me peace means an absence of fear. If a person has fear in their heart then they cannot be at peace. It is the same for communities and governments; if there is fear then there cannot be peace.
To create peace in the world the Centre for World Peace and Prosperity must first understand of what communities are afraid. Any action taken without understanding the source of fear is simply putting a bandage on a large open wound that will never heal.
When we think of peace we need to eliminate superficial expectations. Our focus is always toward the discovery of what enables each person within a location to feel peace and harmony within the lives they lead. We must reach out to understand if any change is warranted, or whether the location becomes a model of peace to help others understand what it means to have a peaceful coexistence.
A peaceful coexistence will never mean the elimination of harsh or evil actions. Rather, it means that we possess a method to help and promote a peaceful coexistence for the majority. To do this, no single minority or force; internal or external; should impose rules or activities that creates suffering on another, even if that minority believes they are acting for the benefit of the “uneducated populace.”
The next tenant is the creation and promotion of local prosperity. Once again understanding plays an important role. First the Center for World Peace and Prosperity must understand what brings prosperity to each community. What is prosperity for one community is not necessarily prosperity for another.
Soul Discovery: To help each person who so desires, our first step is always to introduce them to themselves. This tool is used carefully to unwind a person from the effects of superficial actions, thoughts and beliefs. If we are able to discover who we are then we can better understand our purpose in this physical existence.
Inner Peace: When we are able to acknowledge who we are, we are able to begin the process of learning to love ourselves. To love our self allows us to remove the impact of external interactions to our emotional state. When we are able to realize inner peace then our lives become more in balance with the universe. With inner peace comes the elimination of fear.
Patience: The balanced person now becomes able to start the practice of patience. Patience cannot be forced on a person by another or by themselves. At the proper moment of inner peace patience will evolve naturally.
The application of the spiritual tools establishes the basis for the Centre for World Peace and Prosperity
To expand on the promotion of World Peace we need to create a model of peaceful communities, determine the enablers for peace and understand the rules needed to encourage peace. Next we need to determine the disrupters and establish mechanisms to identify issues before they disrupt prosperity. We must understand the cultures of each location, their ethnicity, religious conditions and ultimately what keeps the people awake at night.
World Peace: Peace varies by community. The job of the Centre is to be the integrator. The integrator is to study each community to understand how the community interacts both internally and externally. Internal interaction may have ethnic or religious boundaries and family bonds. External interaction may be blocked or impaired by ethnic or religious boundaries therefore solutions for one locale may not be suitable for another. To ensure peace the will of the people is always the first consideration tso he integrator must establish win/win relationships.
World Prosperity: We need to create a model of prosperous communities and determine the enablers for prosperity. We must understand the rules needed create prosperity and determine the disrupters in order to establish mechanisms to identify issues before they disrupt peace. Furthermore, we must understand the cultures of each location, their ethnicity, religious conditions and ultimately identify what keeps the people awake at night.
World Prosperity: Like peace, prosperity varies by community. The job of the Centre’s integrator is to study each community to understand how the community interacts both internally and externally, understand the internal interaction that may have ethnic or religious boundaries and family bonds. External interaction may be blocked or impaired by ethnic or religious boundaries so solutions for one locale may not be suitable for another. To ensure prosperity the will of the people is always the first consideration therefore the integrator must establish win/win relationships.
If we think about it, it is nice to imagine a place where people come together to help each other live peacefully and fruitfully. It is nice to imagine a world where children are not afraid. For many places in the world there are people that almost have this luxury. For other places, people only imagine what peace would be like.
If you could, would you want to live in a world that helps each other; where peace prevails and suffering never happens because of hate and anger. If you could imagine living in such a world, are you ready to build that world? If the answer is yes, then step one is always accomplished by creating peace within. Please share your comments.
Thank you, God loves you. Love always.