Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
– Georges Bernanos –
Peace is something that each of us and the world needs so badly right now. We hear the word peace all the time but we hardly take a moment to really understand what it means and the important role it plays in our lives. Peace happens when there is a resolution of conflicts without any violence involved. It is when everyone works together to improve the quality of their lives. It is when you feel safe to go outside the comfort of your home without having to fear of being attacked by bad people. When everyone is equal before the law, justice is served fairly, equal opportunities to work and live in a decent and clean environment, there is peace. It is when everyone agrees to settle their differences and use it to nurture each other’s interest instead.
Peace is a significant factor to live in complete satisfaction and happiness as well. Have you experienced a day in your life where you’re constantly in an argument with a loved one or when your boss blames you for doing something you never did? Situations like this ruin our inner peace. It doesn’t allow us to grow as a person and leads us into making the wrong choices in life. When we have inner peace, we know how to handle crazy situations. We will identify right from wrong and make choices that benefit not only ourselves but the people around us. Peace is a necessity that is as important as our food, shelter, and clothing. We can only truly live if we have peace in our hearts and minds.