BOOK OF PEACE
The John WorldPeace Fundamentals of Peace and WorldPeace
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We cannot conceive
We cannot conceive of Infinity. We cannot conceive of infinite
distance, infinite time, infinite nothingness.
Consider for a moment how far a hundred million billion light
years extends. Then consider that once we have traveled that far,
we have truly gone nowhere in relation to Infinity.
Also, consider for a moment that if we count all the grains of
sand in our physical universe, we have a number equal to zero
in relation to the infinite number of grains of sand in the Infinite.
Then consider the number of atoms contained in our physical universe.
They are without number in our conception and yet together, like
the grains of sand contained in our physical universe, their numbers
equal zero in relation to Infinity.
A billion infinities equal zero in the Infinite.
Lastly, consider that Infinity contains every conceivable possibility.
For instance, it could contain a galaxy identical to ours except
that the other galaxy contains one atom more than ours.
If we can conceive of the existence of a galaxy exactly like our
galaxy except for one additional atom in that galaxy, then we
will understand the equivalent of one atom as it relates to the
total physical universe in attempting to conceive of Infinity.
It is very frightening to consider our physical insignificance
in the totality of the Infinite. That is why we limit the boundaries
of our universe and believe that an anthropomorphic God protects
us from all that is beyond our individually defined realities.
The truth is that our souls are immortal. Our physical sojourn
in this time and place is insignificant, yet our immortality is
not. Our immortality is infinite and at one with the Infinite
Everything has always existed in the Infinite Potential and so
we have always existed. There is no beginning or end. How is it
possible that we will not continue to exist? How can we die if
we were never born?
Inner peace comes when we recognize that our true essence is
our immortal, infinite, peaceful soul and not our transient body.
Inner peace comes when our actions mirror the peace and harmony
of the Infinite Potential (God) and not the transient, aggressive
nature of the earth.
We really have no idea how or why we exist in this reality much
less any truly valid concept of its creation.
Scientists are searching for the primary building blocks of all
that we perceive in this physical universe. They are searching for
the common particle or energy that combines to create the infinitely
complex structures of the physical universe.
Scientists believe that all physical things are made up of smaller
particles which are themselves made up of even smaller sub-atomic
particles. They have yet to acknowledge that there exists a physical
frontier. They have yet to acknowledge that there is a finite physical
article which is not made up of smaller physical particles.
Eventually scientists will discover that on some level there exists
a physical particle or energy which is formed from something non-physical.
This non-physical something is which I define as the Infinite Potential.
Within the Infinite Potential, exists the possibility of all things.
There is no light, yet there is no darkness; no sound, yet no silence:
no past, no future; no beginning, no end; nothing and everything.
Try to imagine a windowless room that contains no light, yet it
is not dark. Try to imagine the same room with no sound of any kind
and yet there is no silence. If we cannot conceive of either of
these possibilities, then we have to admit that we have no chance
of even beginning to understand Creation.
Within the Infinite Potential, all is in perfect harmony; light
sound and silence, beginning and end.
Creation is the result of a thought projected within the perfect
"Let there be light!" And from that thought, this reality has manifested.
Inner peace comes when we humble ourselves to the magnificent
enigma of Creation and joy in the knowledge that we have been allowed
to consciously experience it and to realize that our souls are an
infinite part of it.
There is only one God, who manifests under many different names
and faces. No matter how great our conscious knowledge and understanding,
God is beyond our conception.
Somewhere between the finite reality which we perceive and Infinity
is the boundary of God's realm. We allow our minds to travel as
far toward Infinity as we can, which is nowhere at all, then we
define everything beyond the boundary of that which we can understand
and conceive as God.
It seems to us that few happenings in our universe are totally spontaneous.
Laws of cause and effect create the tangible and intangible realities.
God is the totality of all the unknown common denominators of cause
God can be defined as everything that we do no understand. For example,
when we did not understand the nature of bacteria, we thought people
became sick and sometimes died because it was God's will. We now
know that the cause of disease is, in many cases, bacteria and we
act in a manner that will eliminate or control the germs. We no
longer attribute the resulting illness to God.
When we did not understand the paths of the moon, the planets and
stars, we drew a picture of the universe with humanity at the center.
stars were just a canopy above the earth. We now know that starry
canopy is infinite and that heaven is not a particular place. We
now realize that some of those stars are really galaxies and maybe
Scientists believe they will soon formulate a unified theory of
the physical universe. However, they have not even begun to theorize
about the Infinite void into which our universe is expanding. They
cannot even begin to conceive of what it is that envelopes the entire
As we move forward in time, we bring into consciousness more and
more knowledge regarding our reality. Consequently, that which was
once attributed to God becomes knowledge and understanding and that
knowledge and understanding pushes back the boundary of that which
we do not know or understand and continue to define as God.
Our knowledge and understanding continue to expand but the Infinite
Potential does not shrink with this knowledge. The mysteries of
the Infinite Potential are infinite. God will always be that which
is beyond our knowledge and understanding. Therefore, there will
always be a God,
regardless of the name we call God, no matter how great our knowledge
Inner peace comes when we stop using God as a justification to
perpetuate prejudice and disharmony among ourselves.
Inner peace comes in acknowledging that the Infinite Potential (God)
is one. That the Infinite Potential is beyond our conception, but
we are at one within It.
One of the fundamental laws of the earth, the universe and the Infinite
Potential is the law of Change.
Everything that manifests in this reality immediately begins to
Everything that is born immediately begins to die.
Not one single manifestation in this reality is permanent. No legacy
anything more than an illusion of permanence. No empire can withstand
the children of the great king.
Each day has its own agenda. Each day comes in harmony. If one tries
to live yesterday again today, one is attempting to stop the world
When one tries to raise children in the ways of the past, one attempts
deny them their inheritance of the future. Our way of life dies
as we live
it each day and trying to confine our children to the past creates
an unpeaceful disorientation for everyone.
Change is so much a part of the universe that any attempt to halt
any level creates conflict and disharmony.
Since all things change, peace comes when we embrace change. When
we embrace change, we embrace peace. When we reject change, we immediately
become a center of chaos.
Inner peace comes when we accept change and do not waste our
time or energy considering how we may be able to slow it down or
Individual souls are either incarnate within a body or they are
Incarnate, as we presently define it, is "the embodiment of a spirit
in some earthly form." The biodegradable human body hosts the immortal
Each person who reads this is incarnate in this reality. And each
is incarnate because he or she chooses to be.
The time will soon come when we will each return to the spirit reality.
When we do, we will experience the things of the spirit.
It seems important to consider the spiritual side of the Infinite
But when we are incarnate, it is because we desire to experience
the physical world. Consequently, we should be comfortable within
the confines of the physical world. When the time comes to pass
on or die, then we can totally experience the reality of the spiritual
We are always where we want to be. We are never where we do not
want to be.
Inner peace comes in knowing that whether we are in body or in
it is because of a choice that we have made.
Inner peace comes in knowing that we are exactly where we want to
When the soul decides it has had enough, it will surely depart this
and the body will die.
Our souls release our mortal bodies in death.
All of humanity is mortal. For each life there is a death. Each
of us is
conceived by mortal parents, birthed from the womb of our mother,
we each cease to exist in this reality on the average of 75 years
Death terminates human existence in this reality without bias or
to the rich or poor, to the literate or illiterate, to the famous
or infamous, to the honorable or deceitful, to the young or old,
to the great achievers or non-achievers.
Death is the great equalizer that separates our souls from our mortal
bodies and returns our spiritual essence to the great peace of Infinity.
We each enter into this reality in the body of a helpless baby and
we leave behind a rigid corpse. We come into this reality naked
and alone and we travel through death's door one at a time.
The overwhelming majority of humanity believes that every body has
soul and that each soul survives the death of the body. The soul
is considered immortal and infinite; a part of God before birth
and a part
of God after death.
The body is thought to be no more than a temporary residence for
soul. However, believing this, we still tend to live as if the body
is immortal and, consequently, as if its status and power on earth
When we consider the Infinite Potential and the immortality of the
and the brief life of the body in relation to Infinity, we quickly
that it is the harmony of the Infinite Potential with which we must
synchronize ourselves if we are to achieve true inner peace and
Peace on Earth.
When we associate ourselves too closely with the primal nature of
earth, where the strong generally victimize the weak, we become
sync with our immortal essence and live a life of material gratification
which leaves us unsatisfied, except in the very short term, and
in constant search of the inner peace that lies eternally within
When we harmonize our bodies with the earth which nurtures them
then synchronize our bodies with our souls which are in constant
harmony with the Infinite Potential, we begin to create an earthly
reality that mirrors the Infinite Potential and consequently we
begin to live in peace.
It is impossible for a human being to live in harmony with the earth
be in sync with the Infinite Potential and at the same time consider
victimizing another human being; much less turn a deaf ear on the
suffering of humanity as it calls out in its great pain.
Inner peace comes in the acceptance of the fact that our bodies
will wear out but our souls will not cease to exist when our bodies
Inner peace comes when we synchronize our bodies with the harmony
of our immortal souls.
We are immortal travelers of times, places and dimensions.
You are conscious of here and now because, more than anything
else, that is your desire. Your inner being wants to experience
this time and place; so experience it. You have come here with a
purpose and you are fulfilling that purpose.
When we consider that we are immortal in our being and only temporarily
consciously residing in this reality, everything comes into perspective
such that our immortality reduces the transient events of this short
life into nothing more than interesting encounters and happenings.
In light of the infinite variety of the Infinite Potential, where
there is at times only a grain-of-sand difference in universes,
consider that all of those in your reality are here because you
have accepted them into your reality and they have accepted you
into their reality.
The experiences that your brothers and sisters bring to you are
experiences that you desire, even though they are sometimes unpleasant
or even deadly to you or to those you consider kin and friend.
Society has many rules that define acceptable behavior within it.
behavior is rewarded and certain behavior is punished. Trespassers
be punished according to the laws of each society. But this should
never blind us to the immortality of the souls who play the roles
which society condemns.
Within the Infinity of God, we are each unique immortal travelers
of times, places and dimensions. So it has always been; so it will
always be. There is no beginning and no end.
We are each at one with God and therefore, we are each as we should
be. We are each as we wish to be. If that were not so, we would
not be here.
You can rest. You can sleep. But you can never cease to exist.
Inner peace comes in knowing that everything is as it should
Inner peace comes in knowing that the universe and our immortal
are unfolding exactly as they should.
The purpose of life is to be.
The purpose of life is to live, to experience, to be.
The purpose of life is not to be diseased or sad and it is not
to be endlessly overjoyed or to, without interruption, experience
any of the other human emotions or conditions. The purpose of life
is to simply be.
One should move through the consciousness of this reality as a dimension
traveler; participate, observe, experience. The time will soon come
when we will each leave this reality and enter into another reality.
Everything is as it should be. If things were different, we would
not be here, we would be in some other reality.
Inner peace comes in knowing that we can live in peace if we
will flow with life and if we do not try to fight it. Life is not
something to be battled or endured.
Inner peace comes when we participate, observe, experience and move
through life in harmony with the natural rhythm of the earth and
with the Infinite Potential; knowing that we exist within the Infinite,
perpetual essence of God.
We have become a World Society and, consequently, we must treat
all the inhabitants of the world as if they are a part of our local
We each belong to several societies simultaneously. We belong
to a family, a city or town, a nation, the world and generally to
a religious philosophy, to name a few.
However, our membership in most of the societies to which we belong
generally involuntary. We are born in a particular place, which
automatically subjects us to the laws of a particular city or town,
state and nation.
From our parents we generally inherit a religious philosophy. We
little choice regarding this religious philosophy until we mature
understanding that there are alternative religious philosophies
may more closely harmonize with our individual personalities.
Each society has a set of rules which specifically dictates acceptable
unacceptable behavior for the members of that society. These rules
generally classified as laws and these laws evolve over time. As
a society's needs change, so do the laws. This is a natural process.
As humanity developed and populations increased, families grouped
together into clans, clans grouped together into towns, towns grouped
together into states, and states grouped together into nations.
Each time smaller units come together as a larger unit, a new social
order comes into existence which considers the needs of all the
various sub-units. This a complex process and slow-moving if done
peacefully. If done by aggression, it can be achieved quickly but
with great and lasting trauma.
We have now reached a point in the world economy where nations have
become interdependent and these interdependencies are increasing
number daily. These interdependencies will reduce the possibility
because a nation tends not to declare war on those nations who buy
significant goods from it nor does it make war on nations who have
ability to cut off its source of vital goods. Wars between nations
will soon disappear because war will be detrimental to national
economies and consequently to the individual members of those nations
as it manifests as unemployment and its legacy social unrest.
As the world continues to become more economically interdependent,
World Government will slowly gain power because only a World Government
can arbitrate between nations if war is not an alternative.
The United Nations is the embryo of that World Government.
We are one race of human beings and the time is soon coming when
will no longer be able to exclusively enjoy the abundance of certain
of the world simply because we were born there. In very simple terms,
no nation with food and energy reserves will be allowed to let the
people of another nation go without. This is the foundation of WorldPeace.
What will eventually manifest is an opportunity for an overall minimum
standard of living worldwide. This will not happen overnight, but
we must accept its inevitability and try to move toward it peacefully
and not use our national power to prolong its manifestation. Is
the death of even one child in a war for nationalism anything more
than a sacrificial waste of human life and the reinforcement and
perpetuation of national prejudices and hatreds?
We are on the road to a World Government because we have become
World Society. It is our most common social denominator and it is
inevitable. Acceptance of this reality promotes peace; rejection
everything but peace.
Inner peace comes when we embrace the whole of humanity as one
and harmonize with it.
Inner peace comes when we embrace the world community and do not
separate ourselves from it.
We each have a primal sexual drive that cannot be legislated
or moralized away.
Women are not property.
The biological nature of human beings is that of two sexes. Virtually
every creature on the earth is divided into male and female and
to procreate they must come together.
Even though society encourages procreation in order to perpetuate
it simultaneously attempts to control sexual relationships in order
to promote social order.
Societies pass laws to try to eliminate the potential individual
conflicts that result from sexual attraction. For instance, societies
designate certain individuals as legally married and punish those
who would interfere with that relationship. However, no law can
put an end to the primal sexual drive which very often focuses outside
Marriage is also a means whereby society attempts to distribute
in an orderly manner. There are many logical reasons to have sexual
laws. The majority of these laws relate to the elimination of chaos
and conflict in a society.
However, the fact remains that sexual attraction is neither logical
intellectual. Sex between human beings is a highly emotionally charged
experience. Few humans come together simply to produce children.
Humans come together sexually as a result of emotional needs and
biological drives. Sex is one of the strongest human impulses.
Sex has little to do with logic. When the attraction is great enough
between humans, no potential sacrifice of status or power or the
incurring of social prejudice or criminal punishment can deter it.
In addition, a person's sexual preference generally has little to
do with his or her overall contributions to society. Creative men
and women are both celibate and promiscuous, heterosexual, bi-sexual
Further, a certain percentage of society has always been homosexual
and that will never change. All the prejudice and legislation in
the world will never end it. It is a need inherent in some individuals.
Lastly, a certain percentage of society will always be polygamous.
may be legally married but extramarital affairs create a polygamous
We need to stop trying to legislate the morality of sexual attraction
with the exception of adult/child relationships and rape. No adult
should be allowed to sexually influence a child or to sexually force
themselves upon another.
Sexual attraction is emotional and biological and it can never be
successfully legislated by social or religious institutions. We
need to enact liberal laws that allow people who are attracted to
each other live the life that is congruent with their emotional
When emotional needs are satisfied, an individual has a better chance
achieving inner peace and harmony and, consequently, society has
a better chance of achieving peace between its members.
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There is no logical basis for continuing to discriminate against
Women are not property, nor are they inferior to men. Women as a
whole are generally physically weaker than men but that is not a
valid reason to subordinate women in any society. Men and women
are complements of each other and the sooner that women are allowed
to assume an equal role in society, the sooner we will have a whole
When the yoke of frustration due to sexual prejudice is removed
from the backs of women and they are granted a truly equal status
in society, a great wave of inner peace among women will harmonize
the earth with the love and nurturing which is their nature and
their collective love will counter-balance the innate aggressiveness
of the masculine orientation which presently dominates the planet.
Inner peace comes in the knowing that it is all right to pursue
our sexual preferences and no one in society can, in good conscience,
judge another for satisfying his or her innate sexual needs which
are a unique, indivisible, biological and emotional part of each
and every one of us.
Inner peace comes to women when they are allowed an equal status
Money is power and those who have power have an obligation to
help the majority of society out of its misery.
Money is basically a medium of exchange. It allows us to buy
things without having to barter for them.
Money gravitates to those who provide services that are valued by
society. It also gravitates to the strong who victimize the weak.
Inherent in wealth is a social responsibility. It is society that
wealth to gravitate to certain human beings and those human beings
consequently have an obligation to society. Each person must decide
himself or herself how to fulfill that obligation.
There is nothing wrong with wealth, but there is social injustice
when wealth is accumulated while the great pain of humanity cries
out for help. The powerful must not lose touch with reality by believing
that because they were able to successfully achieve power and status
in society that those same opportunities exists for more than a
very minute percentage of the world population.
The unfortunate of the earth place their hope of salvation in the
powerful. The hungry eyes of the world wait in patient starvation
for the relief that only the powerful can bring.
Inner peace comes in knowing that the pursuit of materialism
own sake can never be satiated and that reaching out to humanity
creates a sense of inner peace with which the accumulation of material
goods can never compare.
We really belong to only one race and that is the human race.
No generalizations can be made about race except that different
races have different skin colors and physical attributes. Intelligence,
goodness and badness know no racial boundaries. There is absolutely
no combination of human traits that does not exist in every single
race. Every person of every race has a counterpart in every other
Negative generalized attitudes about race are always false and without
basis. Racial prejudice is nothing more than an attempt by certain
to remain in power and to forever racially subordinate other human
beings simply based on their physical attributes.
Any law or any prejudice directed against any race has its basis
in ignorance, fear and the complete disregard of the knowledge that
all at one with God and at one with each other.
We are different because of the societal impact on our lives and
of our overall genetic make-up, but we are not different simply
due to our skin color or our physical attributes.
Consider the great burden of social disharmony that will be lifted
from the planet when we truly fail to notice a person's race. Consider
the tremendous wave of peace that will engulf the world when racial
There can never be peace of any kind as long as we continue to distinguish
people by race, even if only in our minds.
Inner peace comes in knowing that our skin color and our physical
attributes have nothing to do with who we are and that the baseless
racial prejudice that presently exists in the world is disappearing
as we move closer to a world society.
Education increases the knowledge and understanding of individuals
in society regarding the many aspects of the world in which they
Education introduces a person to the many varied customs and beliefs
that exist in the world. It creates a foundation for mutual understanding
between different societies and, consequently, furthers the unity
of humanity and promotes peace.
Education enables a person to understand history so that the mistakes
the past, hopefully, will not be repeated. It allows one to avoid
war by knowing the causes of war. It allows one to travel the road
to peace by using knowledge and understanding to distinguish the
road to peace from
the road to war.
It also enables humanity to perceive the causes of social problems
then to find solutions to those problems. And it allows us to refine
our social institutions and philosophies in order to create a more
Education also prevents individuals from being manipulated due to
lack of knowledge and understanding. It gives one the ability to
determine for himself or herself the truth and value of words and
ideas proposed by others.
Inner peace comes with an understanding of our relationship to
our society and the universe. It comes when one feels capable of
evaluating the many actions and events that daily affect one's life.
War is, in reality, one human being murdering another human being.
War is generally defined as armed conflict between nations, but
it is individual human beings who do the actual murdering and the
War is one man murdering one woman, one woman murdering one man,
one man murdering one man, one woman murdering one woman, one child
murdering one adult, one adult murdering one child. War is one human
being murdering another human being.
Whatever the stated causes of war, the truth is that it is nothing
more than the sacrifice of our children. It is our children who
we allow to be murdered in war and their families must then live
with an inconsolable sorrow. How can this be acceptable to anyone?
War is the result of frustrations in a society that comes to believe
that there is no other solution to a particular social problem.
No nation goes to war with clean hands. No nation murders on the
battlefield with justification.
Powerful nations murder because they think they can get away with
it. They may impose their will on the survivors, but they simultaneously
sow the seeds of future wars. The thought that murder is a solution
to social disagreements is tragically laughable.
How can we delude ourselves into believing that if a person lives
next door to us, he has the same rights as we do, but if he lives
in a foreign land, his life has no value? Is human value, in truth,
based upon the physical location of one's home?
We are all God's children and we are each at one with each other.
murder of anyone sends irrevocable and intolerable vibrations throughout
the world. The legacy of violence is always more violence and the
legacy of war is always more war.
We are at one with God and at one with each other and we can never
justify the murder of any human being. Words like justice or God's
will can never justify the great tragedy of humanity murdering itself.
As members of a World Society, we must embrace the great moral condemnation
of murder as the legacy of war. There is no victory in war without
murder and there can never be victory of any kind with murder.
Inner peace comes in the knowing that when we all accept each
and every human being as our neighbor, not only will we refuse to
murder anyone, we will never have to concern ourselves that our
life's blood, our children, will be murdered by anyone else.
When religions remind us that our immortal, infinite souls are
at one with God, they bequeath inner peace to human beings who are
caught up in the materialism of the world. When religions dictate
laws which make us fear God and encourage us to avoid those who
do not belong to our particular religion, they promote judgment,
disharmony, intolerance, prejudice, hatred and war.
All of the dominant religions are masculine in their orientation.
not one major feminine oriented religion. World Peace can never
manifest as long as the subordination of women is advocated and
practiced by the dominant religions of the world.
Formal religions, as we know them, define the universe in terms
that we can conceive and believe. They define the universe in terms
of what we know and what we can potentially understand. Through
doctrine and dogma, they institutionalize a system of attitudes
and beliefs claimed to be God-given truths, even though written
Christians define the universe and God in terms of Christian doctrine
dogma, just as each religion defines the universe and God in the
its own unique beliefs.
Each religion tends to believe that it is the sole possessor of
the Truth. Each refuses to acknowledge that it is just taking a
turn at understanding
the universe. Each refuses to believe that its doctrine and dogma
is just a
belief system no more or less valid than the belief system of any
Each religion defines all the followers of the other religions as
infidels and marks those infidels as fair game for genocide, at
the worst, and bars them from its heaven, at the least.
When one contemplates the Infinite Potential, one quickly concludes
no religion defines a credible universe, much less a common denominator
Truth for inner peace and peaceful co-existence that has stood the
test when applied to the earth. In fact, it seems that humanity's
belief in God,
when filtered through institutionalized religion and its teachings,
has been undeniably linked with senseless bloodshed and holy wars
to convert or expunge the non-believers from the earth.
We are at one with the earth, with the universe, with God and with
other. We are always at one with God, yet we have ignored this.
We have put on blinders in the form of religious doctrine, dogma
and law which in many ways separate us from this One Great Truth.
The Truth is that, at every moment, in every dimension, we are at
one with God and at one with each other. This is the only legitimate
message of any religion, and any message, doctrine, dogma or act
beyond the communication of this One Great Truth is only social
nothing more than the attempted enslavement of humanity if alleged
be God's law.
Any judgment or any act by any religion, no matter how seemingly
insignificant, which judges, condemns, punishes or rebukes a person,
matter what his or her alleged sin against God, is an affront to
humanity. The act may be a crime against society or it may even
transgression against a particular religious institution, but it
is absolutely not a sin against God.
Transient social and religious laws apply only to the physical body.
nonsense to believe that social and religious laws apply to an immortal,
infinite soul which is at every moment at one with an immortal,
Inner peace comes in knowing that we are at one with God and
that one of the darkest legacies of religion has been to wrongfully
instruct us that all of humanity is not equal in God's eyes.
Inner peace comes in knowing that we can ignore institutionalized
religion without, for one moment, losing our immortal, infinite,
unconditional oneness with God.
Sin is no more than the breaking of the laws of a religious institution.
Sin is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "a violation
religious or moral principle."
It is not against any law to kiss your children in public. But if
a society of which you are a member enacts such a law, then it would
be a crime to kiss your children in public. If a religion dictates
such a law, it would be a sin to kiss your children in public.
Before you can have sin, you must have a religious law prohibiting
act. Therefore, if there are no religious laws, there can be no
sin. I repeat if there are no religious laws, there can be no sin.
If there are no religious laws then the only laws that are left
are social laws. The breaking of social law is criminal and socially
punishable but it is not sinful and certainly not damning to the
soul by any definition.
God may, in fact, divinely inspire the writing of social and religious
laws to better order society. But it is nonsense to believe that
God would waste one moment writing a law, the violation of which
would mean the potential unmitigated, eternal damnation of the soul
of the lawbreaker who is truly an immortal, infinite part of God
and of every other human being who ever existed.
Inner peace comes in knowing that religious laws are written
by men in order to perpetuate some religious institution and that
one can only sin
against the religious institution, not against God.
Inner peace comes in knowing that God's love for us is unconditional
and we can never sin against God because we are always at one with
Karma is a metaphor that tries to make us believe that we must
balance every negative act we commit.
Karma is an attempt to sort out the reasons why things happen to
us. "Why am I the one who experienced this?" is the riddle Karma
attempts to solve.
Karma generally defines a belief system whereby our sins of the
flesh, our mortal shortcomings in the material world, must be accounted
for. We must be killed if we kill, to be very simplistic.
Karma allows a killer to avoid being killed if, by grace, he or
she comes to truly understand what he or she has done, so that it
is not necessary to be killed in order to balance the scales of
Karma is just another one of our belief systems in which we try
to project into the mind of God a way in which we can enter into
The truth is that when one kills, he or she is sometimes punished
by society, and that is as it should be. It is the law of most societies
that to kill one of your own is punishable.
The laws of a society are the laws created by the members of that
society. If you break those laws, you must pay the defined punishment
for your transgressions. This is necessary for the preservation
of society but it is certainly not necessary for the continuation
of the Infinite Potential.
The Infinite Potential does not adhere to society's rules. If a
man is killed, it does not mean that the killing is punishable in
the eyes of God. It is possible that both the killer and the killed
have agreed to come into this reality for the purpose of staging
a death in order to help teach others a lesson by their act; and
not necessarily to balance the scales of Karma
because their roles were reversed in some prior lifetime.
Infinity is not interested in keeping an account of every transgression
each individual soul. The soul is its own scorekeeper. Each soul
is its own infinite universe. Each is at one with God. Each is at
one with each other. And each soul is unfolding as it should.
Lastly, and most importantly, how can we possibly know if any act
is one of balancing Karma or one of creating Karma?
Inner peace comes when we realize that it is impossible to live
physical reality without creating negative acts at every moment.
Not sharing our food while someone goes without food anywhere on
the earth is a negative act.
Inner peace comes in knowing that we can never balance Karma and
we do not need to concern ourselves with it because we are at one
with God no matter what we do. We cannot separate ourselves from
God even if we wanted to.
Reincarnation is a metaphor that attempts to have us believe
that we must reincarnate in order to achieve an eventual oneness
Many believe in reincarnation as the constant re-entry of a soul
into a new body. Reincarnation is taught as a necessity for eventual
oneness with God. Reincarnation is a school to which one goes in
order to receive a certificate of perfection that allows one to
be, at some point, at one with God.
Our logical minds never stop striving to create some kind of fiction
that will give us the hope of heaven. It is man who has conceived
of the reincarnation metaphor as a way to heaven. Man has created
reincarnation in order to achieve that which he already possesses,
a oneness with God.
In truth, one enters this physical reality as many times as he or
she desires. That is all. One comes because one comes. One comes
and one experiences.
I am conscious of this time and place for reasons that I cannot
begin to understand. But I know that I have not become conscious
of this reality
for the same reasons that I may take a math course in order to graduate
from high school. I do not need this lifetime to be at one with
We are all a part of the Infinite Potential. We are all a part of
God. We are all a part of each other. So it is, has always been
and so it will always be.
In all dimensions, on all levels and in all realities we are at
one with God. Everything is as it should be and we are in this reality
because we wish to be. Our reasons for being here are a part of
our individual souls and can be remembered and understood if we
will simply look inside ourselves.
We may in fact reincarnate, but not as a test or a condition of
oneness with God.
Inner peace comes in knowing that we are already perfect and
at one with God and that reincarnation is a choice, not a requirement.
We are each an integral part of a living earth which sustains
Our bodies are an extension of the earth. We are a complex system
biological functions which depend upon the earth for life.
Our bodies are a part of a perfect biological system which when
viewed by those outside the earth classifies us as no more than
the trees or other life forms that co-exist with us.
We take in the physical energy of the earth through eating, drinking
breathing, and we return to the earth our waste, which is then processed
into more energy. In this respect, we are no different than any
form on the earth.
Undeniably we are killing the earth. We are polluting the land,
the water and the air. We are creating waste which the planet cannot
down. We have already begun to poison ourselves with our own waste.
No matter how intelligent and supreme we consider ourselves, without
oxygen to breathe, we die; without pure water to drink, we die;
and without the fruit of the earth to eat both animal and vegetable
we die. We cannot live outside the laws of nature.
We must create a Life System that works within the laws of nature
will surely exterminate ourselves by killing the earth which sustains
We are each entrusted with the preservation of the earth. No one
has the right to pollute the planet. To do so is an arrogant disregard
for every living thing upon the earth.
The truth regarding the ecological maintenance of the earth is that
individuals who pollute the earth. It is not companies or governments
but the people who work within these companies and governments who
poison the earth. No individual can deny his or her responsibility
by hiding behind a company or government facade as he or she deliberately,
intentionally and maliciously sanctions the pollution of the earth,
which belongs to all of humanity.
Inner peace comes in acknowledging that our bodies are inseparable
from the earth and when we quit polluting the earth we will live
in good health and be able to again enjoy the perfect harmony of
a beautiful world.
We can love any number of people equally and totally and we have
the capacity to love every person on the planet.
The most basic example of human love in this reality is the mutual
love of our parents, our spouse and our children.
One facet of this love is that we can love two parents totally and
equally. If we have more than one child, we can love them each totally
and equally. In other words, if we have five children, they do not
each receive one-fifth of our total love. They each receive 100%
of our total love.
In fact, if we think about it, we do not divide our love between
our parents, our spouse and our children. They all receive all the
love that we have without reducing our total capacity to love one
single bit. We love them totally and not as a percent of totality.
However, if we generalize to an elementary example like polygamy,
refuse to acknowledge that a man can love two women or that a woman
can love two men. To further generalize, we tend to believe that
no one can love everyone the same. We believe that only God has
the capacity to totally love us all. These beliefs are false.
Another facet of love is that when we love someone, we make allowances
for their behavior which irritates us or makes us mad. If our loved
ones hurt us, we tend to forgive them or ignore their behavior because
we love them.
However, we apply a different standard of love to our parents, our
spouse, our children and even our close friends than we do to everyone
else. We overlook the faults and negative conduct of our loved ones
because of our love for them. But we generally refuse to overlook
the same conduct in others.
We seem to have a very difficult time applying the same standard
that we have for parents, spouse, children and friends to the rest
of society even though every human being on the planet, in truth,
is possibly someone's parent or spouse, is definitely someone's
child and is probably someone's best friend.
Why do we not treat everyone the same? Why do we draw lines that
separate us from the majority of society? And how can we justify
treating others like alien beings?
When we forget that we are at one with God and at one with each
other, we lose the ability to love ourselves. Loving ourselves becomes
easy when we look inside ourselves and remember our oneness. When
we remember that we are at one with all of Creation, we flow in
the peace and harmony of God's infinite, unconditional love which
is the essence of our being.
Inner peace comes when we begin to see other people as our parents,
our spouse, our children and our friends.
Inner peace comes when we apply the same standard of total love
everyone, refrain from judging them and forgive their unkind words
Peace comes when we remember our Oneness with God, with the universe,
with the earth and with each other.
We can achieve peace but first, we must live. We must treat the
earth as the provider of life. As we destroy more and more of the
earth, we may
soon reach a point where the earth cannot renew itself. As we have
created deserts where there were once forests, we could create a
desert planet where there was once life.
Second, we are all equal as human beings. We each have a different
level of power on earth, yet, in spirit, we are all children of
the same God. We have each chosen a path to follow in this reality.
We each have our chosen stations in society. Yet, in the eyes of
God, we are all immortal, infinite spiritual children of equal birth.
Therefore, let us each respect the spirit in each other. We may
not be able to love our brothers and sisters, but we must at least
acknowledge their immortality and our oneness with them.
There are many hard decisions which we must make each day regarding
our treatment of our fellow human beings. Many times circumstances
are such that we or they will have to suffer. Yet, we must consider
whether our actions can be delayed or performed differently out
of respect for the immortal, infinite spirit which resides in each
It is true that everything is as it should be. But this should not
prevent us from trying to create a more perfect world. There is
much to do and it may take millennia but we have come to this time
and place with a purpose.
We must realize that we are doing that which we have chosen to do
our fellow beings are doing the same.
We are here to be, to remember, to experience, to consider all sides
of the events which present themselves to us each day and to find
solutions that will leave the earth a better place because we walked
upon it and society more peaceful because we participated in it.
Know that we are moving toward a perfect day, no matter how far
away in time, when we will have solved the problems of our relationship
with each other, our relationships with the earth, our relationship
with our universe and our relationship with God. We are moving toward
a perfect day when inner peace and peaceful co-existences a reality.
Inner peace comes with knowing that when peace becomes our priority,
WorldPeace will become our reality.