The way of peace
There is a great freedom in simplicity of living and after I began to feel this, I found a harmony in my life between inner and outer well being. Now there’s a great deal to be said about such harmony in one’s life. It’s because as a world we have gotten ourselves so far out of harmony, so way off on the material side, that when we discover something like nuclear energy, we are still capable of putting it into a bomb to kill people. This is because our inner well being lags so far behind our inner well being. The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the psychological side, so that we will be able to bring these two into balance, so that we will know how to use well the outer well being we already have.
A woman known as the Peace Pilgrim walked alone across America from 1953 until her death in 1981. She kept in the pockets of her blue tunic all her worldly possessions, walking in faith from town to town. She carried this simple message. She gives us hope of finding that same universal energy, because she insisted it is there for all of us. “If I can find it, you can to,” she would say. This is the way of peace and of overcoming evil with good and falsehood with truth and hatred with love.