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Archive for June, 2014
World Peace & Prayer Day – Prayer Run for World Peace – The World Peace Sanctuary – Wassaic, NY – USATuesday, June 24th, 2014
June 17th, 2014
It was an honor to be in the presence of Dr. Chief Arvol Looking Horse, “Keeper of the Sacred Pipe” Lakota/Sioux Nation and Founding Advisory Board member of The World Peace Prayer Society. Chief Arvol Looking Horse led the group in a very sacred ( peace pipe- c’anunpa) prayer ceremony offering prayers of gratitude and prayers for healing for Mother Earth and All Life on Earth!
As the youth were preparing to start the run, two red-tailed hawks circled above—an unexplainable sense of “well being”was clearly present among all.
30 mile youth led prayer run for World Peace-from The World Peace Sanctuary-Headquarters of The World Peace Prayer Society to Bowdoin County Park Wappingers Falls, NY.
An 8 foot –8 language Peace Pole will be planted honoring “sacred sites” at Bowdoin County Park in celebration of World Peace & Prayer Day, a 4-day event, starting June 19th-June 22nd, 2014.
All Nations-All Faiths-One Prayer—“MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH.”
Traveling Peace Pole at “Waz Up Boogie” Linda Waz Foundation – Three Day Festival –Gardiner, New York – USAMonday, June 23rd, 2014
Friday, June 6th, 2014
Submitted by Chris Vanderessen
Warm greetings to the Peace Makers around the world from Japan,
My wife and I are running Peace education programs “Earth Kids Space” in two locations in Iwate Prefecture, in north-eastern Japan. “Earth Kids Space” programs are promoted by the Goi Peace Foundation in Oshu city and Ichinoseki city
In 2011 Earth Kids of Iwate was asked to participate in the Peace Pals Art Exhibition and Awards by the WPPS Japan office.
The theme of the contest was very timely for Earth Kids in Iwate, since we were hit by the Great Eastern Japan Earth Quake and Tsunami and we wanted to respond to the kind messages from the various countries to Japan. We are very happy that some of our children were chosen each year as winners or finalists since then. Earth Kids children will participate in the contest this year again.
I have been giving classes as an art lecturer at Senmaya high school since this April when the Japanese new school year started. The upper age limit was 16, so it was my first idea that I will give my 10th grade students a chance. Indeed school curriculum schedule is tight, so I decided to let my students who finished their task early to work on the contest.
The students seemed to be very new to paint such a theme given by the contest, so they struggled finding an idea for their painting, but still they enjoyed. I teach my students in my class that “True Art contains the consciousness of positively creating peace.” The students experienced finding such a consciousness within themselves through this art production for the contest.
May Peace Prevail on Earth
Refugees from Anniesland College in Glasgow at the Allanton Sanctuary, Auldgirth, Dumfrieshhire, SCOTLAND – UKThursday, June 19th, 2014
May 31st, 2014
Last weekend, we had the pleasure of hosting a group of young asylum seekers and refugees from Anniesland College in Glasgow, Scotland. These young vibrant people, from some of the most dangerous countries in the world, inspired us with their energy and pure vision for the future. We prayed for the peace of the world in our wildlife garden, and they also spent a morning volunteering in the grounds. We are a true global family. May Peace Prevail On Earth!
May 29th, 2014
I am sharing photographs taken at the Syria”BENEFIZ” Day ( Charity Day) in my neighboring community. The purpose was to raise funds to purchase dialysis machines which are so desperately needed in the large refugee camps in the neighboring countries of Syria.
Lebanon for example has 1 million Syrian refugees now, but the chronically ill refugees suffer the most, because there is not enough medicine to administer.
The 400 attendees including the German volunteers in our neighboring community and the Syrian refugees made miracles happen yesterday!
Stickers which bear the message, May Peace Prevail On Earth (MPPOE) in Arabic were offered by supporters to raise funds for this worthy cause.
The stickers were distributed at the front entrance by the poster which displayed the peace message (MPPOE). (Hope you can see the peace message (MPPOE) on the flower napkins.)
The drinking cups which you see in the photograph had the peace message (MPPOE) written in Arabic and were also sold to raise funds.
10,000 EUROS in donations were collected. HOORAY!
I am so happy for these wonderful Syrians whom I met under very sad circumstances; they enriched the lives of everyone who attended with their “Oriental Love for Life.”
In another photograph you see us dancing.
The stories about the journey of the Syrian refugees, waiting for the boats, and then to finally arrive in Sicily brought tears to everyone who stood by to listen, ultimately they kept their faith and continued to pray, each day, during the 9-day journey on rough sea and now they are here, safe in Germany for at least 3 years … that is the time allowance for their stay, at least initially.
May Peace Prevail in Syria! May Peace Prevail On Earth!
WPPS office– Germany
May 10th, 2014
Dr. Sushil Koirala, has been organizing the “Rose Movement” peace event in various places, where people are given roses and pray together, the prayer, “May Peace Prevail On Earth.”
His most recent “Rose Movement” peace ceremony was held on May 10th, 2014 in Antwerp, Belgium.
May Peace Prevail on Earth!
Dr. Sushil Koirala, Nepal