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Costa Rica ~ My Decision for a Peaceful Life by Judi Purdy

After several travels to Costa Rica on vacation, I became enthralled with the idea of living there. My husband and I discovered that the lower cost of living and healthcare would enable us to retire sooner than we could in … Read More

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What Does Oneness Mean to You? by Lexi Soulios

The dictionary defines Oneness as, “the fact or state of being unified or whole, though composed of two or more parts.” A second definition would be, “Identity or harmony with someone or something.” This is what we strive to remind people… Read More

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Inner Fortitude for Peace by Ranjeeth Thunga

As a world we are trying to find solutions for peace. There are different means we go about this
process. Some of us stand up to corrupt bureaucracy. Others express words of love and harmony.
Others of us engage in diplomacy and negotiations… Read More

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XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014

Sport alone cannot enforce or maintain peace. But it has a vital role to play in building a better and more peaceful world. ~ Dr Jacques Rogge, IOC President, October 2007 The XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014 begins on … Read More

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What Moves Us to Violence? How Can We Create Peace?

In his book, “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” author Steven Pinker defines Five Inner Demons and Four Inner Angels that drive human behavior between violence and peace. According to Pinker, “aggression is not a single motive, let alone a … Read More

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Freedom and Oneness by Lee Warren Probert

There is no need to be Afraid. Death will knock upon the door of all living things. In fact everything comes and goes. So why are we here? Many religions try to answer this universal secret! And they all carry the same underlying message. The message is of peace and love and the fact that all human-beings are connected… Read More

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Open Letter from UFPM’S Costa Rican Ambassador‏, Judi Purdy

My name is Judi Purdy, and I’ve lived in Costa Rica for 16 months. I would like to share a few thoughts about my involvement with the Universal Flag Peace Movement (UFPM), and having the honor to be the Ambassador from… Read More

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I Love the Whole World by Salma El-Banna

I ask you to disconnect from the world for a few seconds, detach yourself from your nationality, your name and age. I ask you to consider yourself a dot. Read More

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How Can We Be at Peace When We Carry So Much Pain? by John Dennison

I spend a lot of time talking with people. And frankly, sometimes those conversations aren’t easy — for the others involved, or for me. One thing they learn is that I listen, even when they wish I wouldn’t. I hear what they say. I hear what they don’t… Read More

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This Could Be Heaven or This Could Be Hell by John Dennison

Welcome to this school we call the Planet Earth. It’s such a lovely place. So why does life here have to be so hard for some, and so easy for others? Or is it just that our relative perspectives only make it seem that way? Read More

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