Here are three ways to search through the history of over 5,000 Loving Each Day quotes by John-Roger and John Morton.
Peace is not a static condition. It is a highly active, alive state of being.
Peace is a cessation of againstness, where you are not holding a position about anything or anyone, and you do not judge.
Peace is neutrality, where you are simply not against anything or anyone. Neither are you for them. You are in a middle ground of acceptance, which frees you up for positive, loving action.
November 30, -0001
Sometimes people hear a direction during meditation. Then they take that and amplify it, dramatize it and build on it until it becomes a tremendous "project" they feel they were directed to do. That project may only be an interpretation of the original message, and it may be such a distorted interpretation that it has no relationship to the original. The person who heard the message may be working hard, thinking it's a God-given process of enlightenment -- but it may be "false doctrine." People have killed because they thought God directed them to do that. And yet most can look rationally at that action and say, "No way. God would never direct anyone to go out and murder another." But the killer may have thought it was a great idea. The process can happen in very subtle ways as well as the more obvious ways.
Ask yourself, “Am I bringing peace and harmony to the world? Am I part of the problem, or part of the solution?”
If we all contribute the greater part of ourselves into this life, we will have peace—and plenty of it.
The most important thing you can do to experience peace inside is to cease doing againstness. When you indulge in jealousy, anger or lust, you are in againstness—against yourself. It may seem like you are against someone or something outside you, but take a good look: Where do those feelings reside, and who are they affecting?
Is getting into a peaceful place hard work? Not if you do it right now. When you stay here, in the present, you can be distracted out of your pain and problems, and peace can start welling up inside of you.
Our spiritual heritage is one of peace. Humanity’s history seems to belie that fact, yet we always have the choice to express loving, acceptance and caring. We have the power to make choices. Although choices like vindictiveness, jealousy, revenge, hatred, etc. may seem louder, more available, or more impressive, the qualities of Spirit are always here and are longer lasting. All we have to do is choose. Not once, but again and again.
We can start having peace in the world when we have inner peace. We can stop having wars out in the world when we stop having wars inside our own thoughts and emotions. That is our job: to start having peace inside.