The Hope for Peace & a Prayer

Every morning I say Baha’i prayers which include family, friends, those who have passed.  I know there is war, violence, inhumane actions in all parts this world – on personal levels, small scales and large.  The current escalation between the United States and Iran, however, triggered the anxiety I felt as a child during the cold war between The USA and Russia. (jw)

  Several months ago I began including this prayer:

O God!  Let his American democracy become glorious in spiritual degrees even as it has aspired to material degrees, and render victorious a JUST government.  Confirm this revered nation to upraise the standard of the oneness of humanity, to promulgate the Most Great Peace, to become thereby most glorious and praiseworthy among all the nations of the world.

You can change it in any way that fits your own thoughts, feelings and country.  The full prayer is on The HeART of Spirituality where is also a selection of  Christian, Jewish, Native American, Hindu, Jainist, Native American, Muslim, Sufi, Zoroastrian etc. prayers

Click here to find the prayer that best speaks to you:

Prayers for Humanity & Peace

Also see: Frankly Freddie – Guide to World Peace & Goodwill toward All

4 comments on “The Hope for Peace & a Prayer

  1. Good one. And if we believe that prayer helps, and lately there is much research that has been done, to show that yes it does… well then we all need to pray. I like Baha’i for how inclusive it is and lived near the Baha’i in Haifa as a child and then again fairly close to the one in Evanston, Chicago.

    Peta

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    • Peta,
      The inclusivity of Baha’i was one of the initial things that made me study it more in depth. Whether one believes in God or not, the research on prayer points us all even more in the direction of the interconnectivity of all beings.
      sending a 0 and xxxx’s
      j

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