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World Peace Meditation for 9-5-18


Ernest Holmes liked to say that the Universe was a Divine mathematical equation:

1 Life = God Life = ALL life = my life

I found myself adapting this into a conscious breathing meditation:

Breathing in: One

Breathing out: Life

Breathing in: God

Breathing out: Life

Breathing in: My

Breathing out: Life

Breathing in: ALL

Breathing out: Life

Please take 15-20 minutes to sit in this silent exercise. Notice that your breathing becomes deep and easy as you relax into the Oneness that is Peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-12-18


Today’s meditation is inspired by the Gandhi blessing and the traditional Buddhist Metta blessing:


May I have air to breath – clean, clear and abundant.

May I have food to eat – pure, wholesome and healthy.

May I have family to love – joyful, gracious and extended.

May I have work to do – worthwhile, satisfying and appreciated.

May I know beauty, music, laughter and reverence in every experience.


May you have air to breath – clean, clear and abundant.

May you have food to eat – pure, wholesome and healthy.

May you have family to love – joyful, gracious and extended.

May you have work to do – worthwhile, satisfying and appreciated.

May you know beauty, music, laughter and reverence in every experience.


May all have air to breath – clean, clear and abundant.

May all have food to eat – pure, wholesome and healthy.

May all have family to love – joyful, gracious and extended.

May all have work to do – worthwhile, satisfying and appreciated.

May all know beauty, music, laughter and reverence in every experience.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit in the silence with these words and feel the peace that is the inevitable result of their fulfillment.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-19-18


My friend, CSL Minister Jim Starke, teaches about the four immeasurables:  Love, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity. Each is an aspect of true peace. Love, infinite and unconditional, is the essence of the Divine, and therefore, the essence of what we are as human beings. Joy is also unconditional, a choice we make in every moment to let Love express in us. Compassion is unconditional Love embodied so completely that it spurs us to action. Equanimity is the perfect combination of the other three; it is the quality of unconditional being, beyond judgement, beyond effects, beyond fear. Out of this understanding, I found today’s acronym:


Practicing

Equanimity

And

Compassion

Eternally


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this description of PEACE until it takes root in your heart and in your consciousness, until you feel its essential perfection as your own being.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 9-26-18



CSL Minister, Rev. Dr. Chris Michaels, once told me that his dream was to address the General Assembly of the United Nations. His message to them would consist of only three words: WAR IS OBSOLETE! It seems to me we have seen in recent months ample evidence of the truth of this statement.


War solves NOTHING. It causes pain, inflicts damage, and promotes hate, but it solves nothing. War can no longer be justified (if ever it could) as a means to peace. We must look to a new method of international, national, and personal interaction. We must find in ourselves the center of divinity incarnated as the essence of every human being and we must allow that to be the basis of all human intercourse.


We know that there is only one life, the Life of God, and that it fills the universe as the only animating force in it. That means the very same life is in you that is in me, the very same life is in Democrats that is in Republicans, the very same life is in Ukrainians that is in Russians, Syrians, French and American, the very same life that is in Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and atheists. Imagine how hard it would be to have a war if you always saw your own life in your opponent.


Today, I ask you to spend 15-20 minutes allowing this truth to saturate your awareness, to feel its irresistible power, and then, when you have it in your full consciousness, I invite you to spend one day on the following exercise: in every encounter with another person, whether in person, over the phone, in the media, or in your own mind, choose to see that person’s face as a mirror of your own. Now I ask you, how could you respond with anything but peace and love?


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-3-18


There is only one Presence, one Power, one Truth in the Universe and it is all God.

The Presence is Light.

The Power is Love.

The Truth is Peace.

The Light guides me,

The Love empowers me,

And Peace is my nature, the nature of all life and it is ours now.

Please take 15-20 minutes in the silence to take these words into your mind, heart and consciousness.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-10-18


In this peace that holds me so gently I find strength and protection from all fear or anxiety.

It is the peace of God in which I feel the love of a Holy Presence.


I am so conscious of this love, this protection, that every sense of fear slips away from me as mist fades in the morning light.


I see good in everything, God personified in all people, Life manifest in every event.


Spirit is not separate from persons or events; I see that It unites everything with Itself, vitalizing all with the energy of Its own being, creating everything through Its own divine imagination, surrounding everything with ease and quiet and calm.


I am one with this deep, abiding peace.


I know that all is well.


-Ernest Holmes & Raymond Charles Barker, Richer Living


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these words in the silence. Allow them to fill you will an awareness of the peace that is your nature. When all people feel peace within themselves, it MUST manifest among them, too.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-17-18


When the topic is world peace, we frequently hear the question, “What can I do, I’m only one person?” and it stops us in our tracks. What we need to understand is that peace is not something to DO, it is something to BE. What we ARE speaks much more loudly than what we say, and since it expresses what we believe, it determines what we experience in our lives. 


 So here’s the assignment for this week: let us make a commitment to BE peace, to hold it in our heart of hearts and at the front of our attention and then relax and observe our experience. How hard could it be? All we have to do is release resentment, resistance, and fear, then all sense of separation disappears and in the oneness that remains, only peace is possible!


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this assignment and try it on for size – it will fit, and the longer you wear it, the more comfortable and natural it will feel.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 10-24-18


“The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.”


This quote from Black Elk of the Oglala tribe is the essence of our goal – to bring peace on earth, one heart at a time.


 Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words in the silence and feel the center of the universe in your own heart.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 10-31-18


Today we focus our attention on world peace through recognizing, realizing and celebrating oneness:


There is only one Life, God’s life. That life is perfect. That life is my life. That life is all life.


One life.

God life.

My life.

All life.


Please take 15-20 minutes to repeat these words, silently or aloud, until they become a part of your conscious awareness. Know that by doing this, we raise all human Race Consciousness as well.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 11-7-18


Gandhi said, “We must be the change we wish to see in the world. “


Ancient Hopis said, “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”


Both statements have the ring of truth, so our exercise for this week is to see ourselves as the ones who are bringing world peace back into manifestation.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these thoughts. Allow your inner vision to behold your true essence as a bringer of peace, a bearer of peace, a being of peace, and then let that vision drive your thoughts, words, and actions this week.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 11-14-18


One cannot know peace until one can BE peace.

One cannot be peace until one can SEE peace, not as one sees a rose, soft and pink and glowing, an object beheld, but as one sees love. That is, one must see with the eyes of peace, eyes that can behold only peace, only love, only truth. At that point, of course, there will be nothing to see but peace, nothing to be but peace, nothing to know but peace.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, let them absorb your mind, your heart, your eyes, SEE peace and then BE peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 11-21-18


In this week of Thanksgiving let us broaden the focus of our gratitude – we can be grateful for the Truth that sets us free: God is all there is, and all that is IS God expressing; we can be grateful for the Life that lives in, as, and through every human being, and for the love through which that life expresses; we can be grateful for compassion; we can be grateful for our Oneness; we can be grateful for the peace that is at the heart of love. We can be grateful, so let us choose to recognize these blessings. Let us share them and watch them grow.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these blessings, let them activate your gratitude, let them lift your consciousness, let them open your heart to peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 11-28-18


What separates us is the differences we perceive, but Truth is universal and there is a golden thread of Truth that runs through every tradition. It shows up on every spiritual path, clothed in the language of that path, but it is ALWAYS there. This golden thread is in every one of us, and if we found it, we could wrap it on the loom of our consciousness and weave it together with a Namaste outlook to produce a golden tapestry of peace that would enfold all people, the whole planet, the whole universe in light, love, and harmony.

Sit a while in the silence and find your strand of this golden thread – then start weaving!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-5-18


I have a mind and a body and emotions, but I am not my mind, I am not my body, I am not my emotions. Just as God expresses Its essence through the forms that fill the universe, I express my essence through my mind, my body, and my emotions. I use my mind to perceive the world, I use my body to interact with the world and I use my emotions to feel the human atmosphere of the world. But the essence of who I am, the spirit that animates my body, that perceives through my mind, that recognizes Truth through my emotions is as infinite and eternal as God – it IS God and it lives in the field discovered by Rumi, beyond judgments of right and wrong, in perfect balance, harmony and oneness. As my mind perceives this balance, as my conscious awareness of this Truth expands, my emotions grasp the joy of oneness and bring it into this present moment, and my mind, my body and my emotions are flooded with perfect peace. This is the seed of world peace, planted in every human heart, waiting to be watered with love and nurtured with awareness, to blossom as joy.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words and let them resonate with your mind, body and emotions – feel the oneness and the peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-12-18


Divine love encircles the world, flowing from heart to heat as peace. At the deepest level of creation, all beings are seeking peace. Underneath the outer shell of every human being beats a heart created in pure love. I pray from this consciousness, visualizing all people connecting with their divine selves and acting from that sacred place.


I envision the world enveloped in peace and wrapped in a warm, flowing channel of divine love. In gratitude, I affirm: Divine love is flowing, connecting, and healing the world and everyone in it. I, too, act upon my inner divinity, recognizing that every word I speak and every action I take can be done in peaceful, loving, and faith-filled ways. Divine love flows from my heart to bless the world.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to immerse yourself in the flow and feel yourself opening to the peace and love that are the nature of life.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-26-18


Peace is my job,

Peace is my nature,

Peace is my purpose,

Peace is my Truth.


This simple mantra can change the world. Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silence and let this mantra resonate within you, watch it flow into and transform your inner landscape – it must then also transform your outer landscape and the world.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 1-2-19


There is a famous photograph of the Earth that was taken from for out in space. It is called the Blue Marble, and most of us have seen it more than once. It show a shining ball of deep blue, brilliant green and warm brown, all of it wreathed in misty white clouds. There are no boundaries visible except between the water and the land. There is no separation visible except between the water and the land, and somehow, looking at it, we know that separation is illusory, since the water just covers part of the land – the land is also underneath the water, supporting it. We see only the wholeness, the beauty, and the peace that are the nature of our planet. Let us hold that picture in our hearts, pull our focus back from nations, wars, difference and separation, and allow peace to surface in our hearts and minds – it must then also surface in our experience and in our world.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this image until it takes root in your heart and in your consciousness, until you feel its essential perfection in your own being.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 1-9-19


I believe compassion is the perfect embodiment of Oneness, the most complete expression of realizing that there is only one Life, so here is our meditation for today:


When I have food, may I remember the hungry;

When I have work, may I remember the jobless;

When I have a warm home, may I remember the homeless;

When I am without pain, may I remember those who suffer;

And remembering, may I release my complacency and bestir my compassion.

May I be concerned enough to help, by word and deed, those who cry out

For what I take for granted.


Remembering that “May I” is not a request, but an intention, please take these words into your heart and sit with them in the silence for 15 – 20 minutes, so that they can become a part of your own consciousness. As part of your consciousness, they will change your actions, your life, and the world!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 1-16-19


There is an ancient Sanskrit greeting, NAMASTE (nah-mah-stay), which means “The Divine in me recognizes and honors the Divine in you.” This is the very definition of Oneness, which is another name for Peace. The Namaste outlook never fails to foster peace – especially if you start by applying it to yourself! Look in the mirror and offer yourself a heart-felt NAMASTE; it will carry over into the rest of your day and change how you see everyone and everything; it will prime you for peace!


Now take 15 -20 minutes to let this recognition of the Divine permeate your consciousness. Let it shift your perception. Let it light your day. Namaste.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-23-19


Namaskar is the familiar or intimate form of Namaste. Namaste is a Sanskrit term that means, “The divine at the core of me greets and honors the divine at the core of you.” Namaskar, being more intimate, can be interpreted as, “ There is only divinity in me and it beholds only divinity in you, and honors it.”


When we truly perceive that we live in a universe designed by God, on a planet created by God out of love, peopled by God with expressions of love, we live Namaskar. When we live from a Namaskar heart, a Namaskar consciousness, we cannot conceive of the absence of peace, let alone experience it.

Please take 15-20 minutes to contemplate this idea, let it take root and blossom in your heart. Namaskar!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-30-19


Today I am sharing one of the most eloquent pleas for peace written in modern times, the lyrics to John Lennon’s greatest hit, “Imagine”:


Imagine there's no heaven

It's easy if you try

No hell below us

Above us only sky

Imagine all the people living for today


Imagine there's no countries

It isn't hard to do

Nothing to kill or die for

And no religion too

Imagine all the people living life in peace


You, you may say

I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one

I hope someday you'll join us

And the world will be as one


Imagine no possessions

I wonder if you can

No need for greed or hunger

A brotherhood of man

Imagine all the people sharing all the world


You, you may say

I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one

I hope someday you'll join us

And the world will live as one.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words (singing IS allowed) and remember that what we can imagine, we can achieve.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 2-6-19


Divine Love in me transforms judgment into compassion.

Divine Love through me transforms separation into 

              acceptance.

Divine Love as me transforms fear into peace.


Please take these words into the silence for 15 -20 minutes and let them resonate in your mind, your heart, and your soul.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 2-13-19


Today’s meditation is of the mindfulness style. Take a moment or two to sit quietly, focusing on your breath. Breathe in a slow, steady, calm rhythm. When your breath is settled, begin to chant these words silently in rhythm with your breath:


Inhale: God is

Exhale: life


Inhale: God is

Exhale: love


Inhale: God is

Exhale: peace


Inhale: I am

Exhale: life


Inhale: I am

Exhale: love


Inhale: I am

Exhale: peace


Inhale: All is

Exhale: life


Inhale: All is

Exhale: love


Inhale: All is

Exhale: peace


Repeat this three times, then settle into the silence for a few minutes until you feel the life, love and peace in, through and as your being. Allow yourself to live as peace this day.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 2-20-19


Recipe for Peace

(serves 8 billion)


1 heartful of unconditional love

2 eyefuls of nonjudgement

1 mouthful of blessings

2 handfuls of generosity

1 mindful of brotherhood

1 soulful of innate Divinity

1 spirit of unity


Clean heart of negativity, clean eyes of prejudice, clean mouth of disrespect, clean hands of grasping selfishness, clean mind of any belief in separation. Mix all ingredients and serve immediately. Second helpings are encouraged.


This recipe is as old as time, passed down from generation to generation by seekers of Harmony and seers of Truth. Take 15-20 minutes to sit in the silence and mix up a batch, then enjoy its beautiful and fulfilling flavor.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 2-27-19


On December 31, 1994, I took part in an international celebration called PIPN, which stood for Peace Is Possible Now. I believe it is time to change the definition. For me it became Peace Is Personal Now, which has become Peace Is Present Now, which means in truth Peace Is Now. We need only shift our awareness a tiny bit to move from the possibility of peace to the experience of peace, and then to the expression of peace. Today let us make the commitment to shift into peace, remembering we can shift as often as necessary, until it becomes, not just our natural state, but also our ‘normal’ state. Let us come in peace, go in peace, BE in peace!


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these thoughts until they become the song your heart sings with each beat.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 3-6-19


War is the physical outpicturing of fear.

Fear is the emotional outpicturing of a belief in the illusion of separation.


Let us dispel the illusion of separation by embodying the Truth of Oneness, and Peace will be revealed, recognized, and real-ized.


Please take 15-20 minutes to take these thoughts into your consciousness and allow them to become your own. As we dispel our individual belief in separation, we raise race consciousness of Oneness, and peace happens.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 3-13-19


Peace is an inside job, so world peace starts in every individual heart and consciousness:


I am an agent of Peace in this world, an agent of love, an agent of life, an agent of light in this world. This is my purpose, and my promise, and my gift. I hold this truth in my heart and it is the light that shows me the path to follow. By this light I see the truth of Oneness as I see peace for every being, I feel peace in every being, I know peace hear and now, limitless and eternal for every being.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words until you feel your own vibration rising to meet the peace in every heart.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 3-20-19


PEACE: Performing Every Action Consciously Engaged


When we are not conscious of the Divine in ourselves and in everyone and everything around us, we live on auto-pilot, acting from habit, reflex, or ego, and the result is the extension of the illusion of separation. When we learn to be conscious, fully present in each moment, we act from the center of our being, in the conscious awareness of the central Truth of all existence: God is all there is, eternally expressing in infinite and unique ways – and EVERY person, place and thing is part if It. In this awareness, we cannot accept the illusion of separation – we KNOW our oneness, at the cellular level, at the atomic level, at the sub-atomic level – we are One and peace is our Nature, our environment, our very atmosphere.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, absorb their message, and realize their truth in your consciousness.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 3-27-19


Peace is the effect of relaxing into Divine Presence,

Realizing wholeness as our nature,

Recognizing Oneness as the Truth of who we are.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this message, relaxing into it, feeling the natural flow, embodying its Truth.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 4-3-19


Today, we will try a different style of meditation. We begin by chanting at a speaking volume, then with each repetition, the chant becomes softer, until we are chanting only in our minds. Then we sit with the words until they meld with our being and become a part of our selves. Here’s the chant:


God is Oneness.

God is Peace.

I am of God.

I am of Oneness.

I am of Peace.

Peace is in me.

Peace lives in me.

Peace grows through me.

Peace flows from me.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-10-19


God is all there is – It is the earth, and the trees that grow in the earth; 

It is the wind that moves the leaves on the trees and caresses my cheek; 

it is the cheek that feels the caress, and the mind that recognizes the caress. The same presence that moves the leaves where I am and caresses my cheek, moves the leaves everywhere and caresses every cheek – there is only one presence, and it is the presence of God, expressing in, through, and as every living being. We are one in the Presence. We are the presence in expression, so we are love in expression and we are peace in action.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words until you feel God’s caress and know it as your own, then find someone with whom to share it – someone in your heart, perhaps all people could fit there!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 4-17-19



Om is a Sanskrit word that is interpreted as “The great, infinite energy of the Universe”, that is, God. Shanti is another Sanskrit word that means, simply, “PEACE”. Today we will take a leaf from the Eastern tradition and chant, slowly and softly:


Om, Shanti

Om, Shanti

Om, Shanti


Repeat this chant at least three times, or as long as you like, then take 15-20 minutes to sit in its vibration and feel the very atoms of your being resonate with the Peace of God.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-24-19


In Conversations With God, God says to Neal Donald Walsch:


"And so I have chosen YOU to be My messenger. You, and many others. For now, during these times immediately ahead, the world will need many trumpets to sound the clarion call. The world will need many voices to speak the words of truth and healing for which missions long. The world will need many hearts joined together in the work of the soul, and prepared to do the work of God"


Is it not the work of the soul, indeed, the work of God, to return our world to its native state of peace and harmony? Let us each take 15-20 minutes to hear this call to service and when we hear it, to respond from the heart. Peace is our business, our goal, our nature, and our gift. Let’s unwrap it now!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 5-1-19


Peace is our goal, yes? So how do we reach this goal? We can treat it like any other goal – determine what it looks like, create a list of action steps to move us towards it, decide how to know when we have achieved it, and then what? Then we JUST START. In any endeavor, we put one foot in front of the other, and keep on putting one foot in front of the other, focusing only on the current step, and the next thing we know, we have walked a mile!


The good news is that the definition of this goal and the action steps we need are both simple and natural. They are, in fact, the same thing: love. Unconditional love for all life IS the fundamental definition of inner peace, and universal inner peace is the fundamental definition of world peace, so the action step (there’s only one, repeated forever) is love. Love yourself, see yourself as one with all life and loving all life is the automatic next step, so sit down, take a few deep breaths, and give yourself the love that you are. Spend 15-20 minutes just soaking in that love and watch as it overflows into, onto, over, around and through everything and everyone you meet.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 5-8-19


The illusion that Peace is missing is caused by a belief in the lie of separation. When we believe we are separate one from another, we can imagine that one can be harmed without harming all, and Peace is hidden behind the fear of being the one who is harmed. The solution is simple – we remove the illusion by re-minding ourselves of the Truth:


God’s Life

                      Is my life

                                          Is all life

                                                            Is One life 


This is the Truth behind all truth – and when we embrace it, when we return to its vibration, the illusions that obscure Peace in a fog of fear cannot be sustained.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to chant this Truth, silently or aloud, until you feel the connection, the oneness, the Peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 5-15-19 (delayed by Jury Duty)


In the movie “Avatar” there is a greeting that expresses the nature, and the naturalness, of peace. The people of that distant planet knew themselves as one life, one organism, one Truth, so whenever two people met, their greeting was, “I see you.” When we can live in that unshakable sense of Oneness, when we no longer need to remind ourselves that there is no place where God ends and we start, no place where we end and God starts, then we, too, will greet each other with this acknowledgement: I SEE you, and peace will be fully, completely, irrevocable revealed on Earth.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silence and contemplate our Oneness, to SEE yourself, then observe how you begin to SEE others. I SEE you!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 5-22-19 


What makes a computer program work is its underlying algorithm, the set of steps that deter​mine the outcome, so here is an algorithm for revealing your inner peace:


1. Practice releasing fear (false evidence appearing real)

2. Expect perfect outcomes always

3. Accept the abundance of the Universe as yours

4. Choose to see the perfection in every experience

5. Extend your love to every person, place, and thing you encounter


These five simple steps, repeated until they become habit, and then a natural part of life, bring out a flow of grace that harmonizes the world around you. I invite to give them a chance, as the song says, and see what happens!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 5-29-19 


I am declaring today to be Global Oneness Day, so we focus our attention on world peace through recognizing, realizing and celebrating oneness:


There is only one Life, God’s life. That life is perfect. That life is my life. That life is all life.

One life.

God life.

My life.

All life.


Please take 15-20 minutes to repeat these words, silently or aloud, until they become a part of your consciousness. Know that by doing this, we raise all human Race Consciousness as well.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-5-19 


Today’s meditation comes from a lovely little magazine I have read daily for the past 40 years, Unity’s Daily Word:


I radiate peace to all people.


Within me lies a center of peace that radiates calm, loving energy. I can access this infinite peace within myself at any time. As I become familiar with my inner peace, it becomes integrated into everything I do.


Even if daily life brings stress, I have the power to return again to my center. I share my peace with others naturally as I begin to think consciously and speak in peaceful ways.


I respond to the world around me from a place of harmony and goodwill. Divinely inspired peace has the power to transform all who come into contact with it. So I act and react with quiet serenity. I radiate peace.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these words of truth, allow them to saturate your awareness and then allow that awareness to direct your focus, your outlook and your actions – go out and BE peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-12-19 


Peace is possible now. This is a fact, but it is also a Truth. Peace is possible in every moment, because it is not something we create, force, or establish – it is the essence of what we are. As divine expressions, as manifestations of what God imagined into being, we are what God is: love, life, wisdom, power, grace, and compassion. In short, we are PEACE. We do not have to work at peace, it is not a laborious task. It is what happens, what is revealed when we STOP working at conflict, competition, and contrast, when we stop working at lack and REAL-ize the Truth that there is only one Life and we are in it, It is in us, and there is NO “them”. Yes, we are unique individual creations, but the same life animates all of creation. Peace is the music of the spheres, the universal harmony out of which each individual expression is created. It is the only true reality, all else is our human-ness searching for its divinity. What if we opened our eyes, expanded our consciousness to perceive with our innate divinity, and recognized our true state? Might we REAL-ize that PEACE IS POSSIBLE NOW?


I invite you to take 15-20 minutes to sit with these thoughts and allow yourself to imagine what if we could see this truth right here and right now.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 6-19-19 


Peace is not only the absence of conflict, but also the presence of harmony. It is not only the silence of war, but the song of love. Peace is not only the end of lack, but also the birth of abundance. It is not only the release of separation, but also the embrace of unity. Peace is not only what we choose, but also what we are. 


Peace is a glass not half-empty, not even half-full, but overflowing with the truth of our inherent Oneness.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these thoughts and let them become a part of you, an awareness you carry, a Truth you know.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 6-26-19 


Peace is not an impossible ideal.

Peace is not a distant goal.

Peace is not a reward or a prize to be won.


Peace is simply the recognition of the presence of God in, through, and as all people, places, and things.

Peace is the true essence of life.


We fail to experience peace only when we fail to see past the facts of outer appearances to the truth of inner divinity.


Let us shift our attention, redirect the focus of our outlook through the lens of God’s unconditional love, and we will uncover peace, we will experience peace, we will KNOW peace again.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit in the silence with these words. Weigh them with your heart’s awareness and feel the truth they contain. Make that truth your own and wrap yourself and your world in true peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri


World Peace Meditation for 7-3-19 


Twice a year, many people do a “closet cleaning”, releasing the things that no longer serve them and making room for new things. This week, I propose a mental and spiritual closet cleaning. Sit down in a comfortable position, take a few deep, centering breaths, and then use your imagination to open the door of your mental/spiritual closet. Take out each old thought and give it a good looking-over – does this old hurt still fit? Does this old resentment still match your style? Does that old belief in lack really look like you, as you are today? If it does, give it a nice pat, thank it for its service, and hang it back up – but if it does not, put it in the barbecue, set it alight, and watch it dissolve into nothingness – let it go and make room for a new thought. You get to choose the new thoughts to replace the ones being released, so treat yourself to a spiritual and mental shopping trip. Pick up some joy, grab a little happiness, choose compassion for yourself and others, whatever feels really good and makes you look FABULOUS in that mental mirror. When you are finished, close the closet and notice what you are feeling. Renewed? Alive? Contented? Perhaps even at peace?


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 


World Peace Meditation for 7-10-19 


From The Joyous Abundance Journal, a peace prayer by Rev. Dr. Petra Weldes:


In honor of those who have given their lives in service, may we have peace.

In memory of those innocent lives that have been lost, may we pray peace into reality.

In compassion for those still driven by fear, hate, or greed, may pace awaken their hearts.

In support of those who work tirelessly for peace and justice, may our prayers make a difference.

In solidarity with all life, all beings, all people, may we be people of peace.

May peace prevail on earth, and may it begin with me.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this beautiful prayer until your heart chants, “I am peace. I live peace. I bring peace into every situation.”


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 


World Peace Meditation for 7-17-19 


Peace is one of the attributes of God. We are expressions of God. Therefore, peace is an attribute of every human being. So, why do we not experience peace? It’s because we don’t allow ourselves to recognize peace as our essence – we do not, in our human busyness, allow ourselves to be present to the peace that is our nature. So today’s exercise is a bit different – today we tithe our presence to that which feeds our spirit, the essence of peace within each of us. Tithing is defined as giving one tenth back to Source, and today we make it the first tenth: set a timer and gift yourself the first six minutes of each hour you are awake today to sit silently in the presence of peace that always lives at the center of your being. Your day will be magical – and the world will be changed. Let world peace be revealed!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 7-24-19 


Realizing that Peace already exists, but is buried under millennia of human fear, illusion, and error thinking, today we begin to excavate this precious buried treasure. 

 

Sit comfortably in a quiet place and breathe slowly and deeply. As you breath in, release tension from your body, as you breathe out, feel it melting away. 


On the next inhalation, release tension from your mind, and as you exhale feel calmness settle over you.

 

On the third breath, visualize a tiny iridescent pink bubble in your heart center, pulsing softly. 


With each subsequent breath, see that bubble expanding, first to envelop your heart, then your body, and then the room in which you sit. Feeling calm and relaxed in this bubble, bring to the surface of your mind those rocks and boulders that hide your peace: fears, resentments, the illusion of lack, a false sense of separation, past hurts, worry, etc. Continuing to breathe into the bubble, watch as the love it represents dissolves each negative illusory rock into light. 


Now see that light, together with the life you breathe into it, expanding the bubble even further, to encompass your home, your city, your country, and the world. Envision our shining blue marble, spinning in space inside a glistening iridescent bubble of love and know that its only possible atmosphere is Peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 7-31-19 


This is Sharon Esther Lampert’s mathematical and philosophical proof for world peace:

WORLD PEACE EQUATION

VG + VL = VP

VP = VG + VL

VP = V(G + L)

P = G + L

VG + VL = VP

Virtue of the Good + Value of Life = Vision of Peace

P = G + L

Peace = Good + Life

Peace = Good Life


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with this equation, remembering that what we can envision, we can experience, and then do the arithmetic for yourself!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 8-7-19 


In today’s world of instant media, we are inundated with opportunities to look around us and see conflict, tragedy, terror, and lack. Too often, we accept that invitation and find ourselves perceiving no peace on earth, no peace anywhere around us. What can we do in that case? First, we recognize that we, like the man in the country tune, are “looking in all the wrong places”, because we are looking outside of ourselves, focusing on effects. The second step is to turn within and connect with the ever-present, constant, eternal, unlimited, irresistible peace of the Divine presence that lives and moves and has its being in, through, and as, each one of us – and each one of those we see struggling. In that presence, we allow ourselves to be saturated with peace, with unconditional love, with the Truth that God is all there is and God is PEACE. Once we have soaked our spiritual sponges in that peace, we bring ourselves back to the world and squeeze it out all over every situation, conflict, fear, or apparent lack. We are the place where God’s peace happens!

Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, to practice soaking until you are completely saturated with peace – and then go out and squeeze!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 8-14-19 


When we say we desire world peace, what we really mean is a peaceful world. To paraphrase Lao Tzu, a peaceful world starts from a peaceful heart, so how do we create in ourselves a peaceful heart?


Passion

Expressed

As

Commitment

Evolves

From

Unconditional

Love


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silence with this idea, asking yourself these questions:


• What is my passion?

• Am I committed to it?

• Do I love myself unconditionally? (because that is the only requirement for loving others unconditionally)


Then listen, with an open heart, for the answers.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 8-21-19 


God is Peace. God is the loom upon which this universal tapestry of peace is woven, the warp and the woof and the shuttle and the thread. God is also the weaver who sends the shuttle zipping through the loom, and I am one of the irreplaceable patterns in Its beautiful tapestry. My pattern is essential to the entire tapestry, essential to the peace of planet earth. My pattern is my consciousness, the thoughts I hold in heart and mind, and I commit to keeping them focused on love because peace is love in action. I choose to be love in action. I choose to see, to feel, to know peace from the very center of my being to the outer limits of my life.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, let them soak into your center and radiate out into your world as peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 8-28-19 


I am always connected to the Energy Stream that balances the Universe.

I choose to always be awake and aware of its wonders.

Sometimes it seems that there is something amiss in the Universe.

Good people are having bad things happen.

Bad people seem to be wreaking havoc.

My heart saddens. My tears are real.

And even then, I know there is a bigger plan that is conspiring for the good of all.

Maybe it is to wake up those that are asleep.

Maybe it is to be so loud a noise that we have to pay attention.

I can only start with myself and make sure I am walking the path of peace.

That I am being the love and kindness I want to see in the world.

That I say what I think needs to be said to forward the conversation of love and acceptance for all.

I am grateful that there are many voices like mine joining together.

I am grateful that people are waking up and creating the consciousness that will collectively be the change we want to see in the world.

And so it is.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words and feel their truth, knowing them as your own.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 9-4-19 


Imagine, if you will, a very large tank of muddy water. I can clear the entire tank, eventually, with an eyedropper! All I have to do is continue to add clean water into that tank, one dropperful at a time. It would take a long time, but I could do it. Now imagine that every one of you, and every person you know, also has an eyedropper – suddenly the process gets a lot faster!


My proposal is this: each person who accepts this assignment will commit to spend one minute per day pouring love, harmony and peace into Race Consciousness. Choosing a time of 8:00 am, 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm, or 8:00 pm, each person will stop whatever s/he is doing at that time and take a one-minute peace meditation break. That means that, because of the way time zones work, every hour, on the hour, for the rest of time, someone will be squeezing her/his eyedropper into the pool of Race Consciousness. This will create ripples of peace circling the globe as the time zones push the waves of conscious intention from city to city, from country to country, and from continent to continent. I will start the wave by posting this proposal to my Wednesday Peace meditation distribution list, and to anyone else who will listen. I have already begun.


I believe this simple little practice can have an astronomical effect – because all thoughts are prayers and the answer to every prayer is “YES!”, sooner or later, the human “100th monkey” will join the tide and all illusion of separation, and all of its attendant effects (poverty, hunger, war, etc.) will evaporate in that instant as pure, unadulterated Peace once again rules the planet.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-11-19 


When my daughter was very small, she said to me, “Black, white, red, brown, yellow – what difference does it make? When you take off the skin, we all look the same!” She had no idea she was being metaphysical, but she was profoundly so. God created all that is out of Its own substance, out of Its own Self – an infinite variety of shapes, sizes, colors, talents, abilities, perspectives, likes and dislikes – but when we “take the bodies off”, when we look within, the essence, the Beingness of every single one is the same. It is God-essence from which we are all made. We are an amazing collection of God-soup bowls – each one unique, but each filled with the same Divine substance! If we emptied all of our bowls into one big pot (let’s call it Race Consciousness), we couldn’t tell where one of us ended and the next began – there could be no disharmony in the soup! What if we choose to see ourselves, and everyone else, from this soup-bowl perspective? How peaceful would it be to live in and as God-soup? How irresistible would it be to join us?


Please take 15 -20 minutes to sit with this idea and feel the oneness and perfection of God-soup.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 9-18-19 


We

Only

Recognize

Loving

Divinity’s


Presence

Expressing

And

Connecting

Everyone


We can choose to make this affirmation the truth of our consciousness, and realize world peace now!


Please take 15-20 minutes to soak up this idea and allow it to guide your thoughts, words, and actions – and watch what happens. ;o)


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 9-25-19 


Inner, personal peace is a conscious awareness of the presence of God in, through, around and as one’s own self, one’s very being. The wonder and delight of that awareness is that it can be cultivated and it can become constant. When that happens, the awareness grows and expands to include everyone and everything. It becomes Divine vision that sees and recognizes only Divinity, and suddenly it becomes contagious – an aspect of Race Consciousness that brings peace, from personal to Universal, into every corner of existence. I call that world peace. It is my goal, my intention, and my purpose, and I invite you to adopt it, too.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit in silence and focus your attention, your awareness, on the atmosphere of Divinity in which you live. Can you feel the peace?


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-2-19 


PEACE

Shut your eyes, take a breath.

Let go of the external, and just feel…

your spirit.

Do you feel it?

The warmth and love, the being…

the peace?

PEACE

It is not in some distant space;

You do not need to only dream.

Such wonder is within you.

The power of peace.

Quiet your mind’s talk, go deep in your soul,

and feel it there.

PEACE

It is in you, just as all things are.

And it is perfectly possible to live it.

To be it.

Be the peace you want,

be the peace you are.


Please take 15-20 minutes to sit with this poem and feel its rhythm, its flow, its truth vibrating within you.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri


World Peace Meditation for 10-9-19 


I offer you peace.

I offer you love.

I offer you friendship.

I see your beauty.

I hear your need.

I feel your feelings.

My wisdom flows from the Highest Source.

I salute that Source in you.

Let us work together for unity and love.

--Mahatma Gandhi


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-16-19 


It has been said that a candle loses nothing when its flame is used to light another candle, and this is a powerful truth, but even more important is the fact that every time one candle lends its flame to another candle, the light is increased. So it is with the flame of oneness that burns in every human heart: every time we share our light with anyone, the light grows, no just as two separate lights, but as one beacon of peace, harmony, and oneness. So today we focus our attention on that flame of oneness as we breathe, deeply and slowly, watching the glow expand as we let these words float in our awareness:

There is only one light.

There is only one life.

There is only One.

One light.

One life.

One.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to breathe into the flame and let these words become part of your consciousness.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 10-23-19 


I am an agent of love in this world.

Where there is hatred, I Am loving-kindness;

Where there is injury, I Am forgiveness;

Where there is doubt, I Am insight;

Where there is despair, I Am hope;

Where there is darkness, I Am light;

Where there is sadness, I Am joy.

May I console as well as be consoled.

May I understand as well as be understood;

May I love as well as be loved;

For in giving we receive; 

In self-forgetting, we find

In forgiving, we are forgiven;

And In dying to self-centeredness,

We are born as One


~ Buddhist Meditation on the Prayer of St. Francis


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to contemplate this image and these words, remembering that “May” not a request, but rather the setting of an intention. May you feel and live this peace!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 10-30-19 


World peace is not an event we need to create. It is not a dream, or even an ideal. It is the inherent nature of the human race, which has been lost from our consciousness, obscured by ego and buried under fear. Our goal is not to create peace, but rather to excavate it from the depths of human suffering and release, as Emerson said, “the imprisoned splendor” that is our divine inheritance, our natural state of oneness and perfection.


Please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these words and allow them to permeate your consciousness, perhaps you can unleash the splendor in your own soul and then watch the human race respond.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri 

World Peace Meditation for 11-7-19 


As little children we learned the Golden Rule: 

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.


As adults we learn the Platinum Rule: 

Do unto others as they would have you do unto them.


As World Peace Creators, we use the Titanium Rule: 

Do unto others as Love would do.


Peace is the inevitable outcome of internalizing the Titanium Rule towards all beings – including, of course, or better yet beginning with, ourselves.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to let this rule soak into your consciousness, and then revel in the peace, grace, and joy of living from it.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 11-13-19 


Deepak Chopra said, “The world is a reflection of where we are [in consciousness]. If we don’t like the reflection, it really doesn’t help to break the mirror.” Since it is our consciousness that creates the ‘mirror’, and we have the power to determine our consciousness, we can decide to clean the mirror and give it the picture of perfect peace to be reflected as our world. Peace is the nature of God, so it is our nature, too. We need only polish our awareness of this truth to make the mirror shine.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this idea until your own personal mirror is unfogged and then reflect that image of perfect peace as the world you create and inhabit.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 11-20-19 


This week I invite you to move your peace meditation into your daily life, at least for today, by practicing mindfulness of the breath. Here’s how it works:

  • Choose one of your daily activities, such as washing dishes, walking the dog, walking to/from work, etc. 
  • While engaged in that activity, become aware of your breathing
  • As you feel your breath, repeat this prayer, one line per breath:

               * I breathe in peace

               * I move in peace

               * I live in peace

               * I am peace


If this resonates with you, you might repeat this exercise as often as possible, until it becomes second nature, and then observe the change in your own consciousness, and in the atmosphere in which you live.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 11-27-19 


Ernest Holmes, in his famous “What We Believe”, said, “We Believe in the Individualization of the Spirit in us, and that all people are individualizations of the One Spirit.” I believe we see discord and feel the absence of peace when we forget this Truth: we are all, ALL OF US, expressions of God, made out of God – the God that is Love, Harmony, and Peace. So, this is a wake-up call – go look in the mirror and say, “Good morning, God!” and for the rest of the day, greet every face, in person, on TV or the radio or on the Internet, or in the newspaper with the same recognition, “Good morning, God!” It might make you giggle, but that’s okay because what makes us laugh we remember, and this is worth remembering.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with

these words, rehearse your greeting, and then go spread peace in the world around you!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-4-19 


Today we look at a quote from James Twyman’s Emissary of Light:


When you seek peace where it is, within, then you find it everywhere, even in the world. When you seek peace where it is not, or outside, then it is nowhere to be found. When you find peace within, you are able to see the truth. Conflict may still seem to exist, b ut you now see past it. This is the function of any Emissary of Light. By experiencing peace as the only true reality, we see it present everywhere, even where conflict and war seem to rule. Then we project that vision to humanity, keeping the spark alive that remembers truth. We do not try to end wars, but to dissolve the untrue ideas that cause war. We see peace even when it is hidden beneath centuries of hate and fear. By experiencing the reality of peace, we overlook the unreality of conflict. This is how the Emissaries heal the world.


If these words resonate with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this idea. Let it percolate through your consciousness until you discover the Emissary in your soul, and then unleash it!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-12-19 


Peace is love experienced and expressed at the cosmic level, at the atomic level, and at every level in between. Peace is the nature of God, and since we are, each and every one of us, created by God out of God, peace is our nature. As we choose to be love, we reveal our true essence and peace it the natural and automatic result. Let us embark on our own RETURN TO NATURE movement now and realize world peace.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this message and let it soak into your consciousness, feel the vibration of peace at your core, and then begin your return to peace.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-19-19 


We often hear the question, “How can I be at peace when there is so much crime, war, terror happening in the world?” This is an opportunity to spread the peace within to the entire world. Our exercise for this week is to watch the news on television (or over the internet) for 30 minutes every day. Before the program starts, sit quietly, take a deep breath, and repeat this prayer:

There is only one Life.

That Life is God’s Life.

That Life is PERFECT.

That Life is my life now.

That Life is all life now.

Then respond to each item/story, whether “good” news or not-so-good news with a deep breath. As you breathe in, breathe in “One Life”; as you breathe out, breathe out “Peace”.

If you only do this once, you will have made a difference in the world, but if you choose to continue the practice, the effect will be cumulative and dramatic – even in your own life. Give it a try and watch your own level of peace and harmony expand.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 12-25-19 


People

Everywhere

Are

Consciously

Engaged           In

                            Seeking            Perspectives

                                                        Of

                                                        Serenity,

                                                        Serving

                                                        It

                                                        By

                                                       Loving

                                                       Expressions,         Nurturing

                                                                                           Our

                                                                                           World.

The message hidden in this affirmation is: PEACE IS POSSIBLE NOW! 

All it takes is a shift in perspective from separation to oneness, from conflict to

serenity, from outer to inner awareness.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this wonderful possibility. Let it become your inner landscape, your focus, and your truth.

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanzaa!

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-1-20


Peace begins with compassion, and compassion begins with forgiveness, so, we begin 2020 with the Ho’oponopono blessing:


I love you

I’m sorry

Please forgive me

Thank you


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit in this

blessing. Offer it first to yourself. Accept it first for yourself. Then

allow it to filter into all of your relationships, close or distant, until

the whole planet is within your circle of forgiveness, and feel the

tension drain as peace fills your awareness.

Love  and Blessings

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-8-20


Today we will try an experiment in visualization – with a slight twist: our eyes will be open. It is the illusion of separation that enables us to hold judgments about people, places, and things – the belief that there is “me” and there is “other than me”. In order to truly experience peace, not only in our own hearts, but in our world and our universe, we MUST dispel that illusion. So . . . just for today

(unless it changes things so drastically that you choose to continue), whatever you look at, and especially whatever you touch, I invite you to squint, just a little bit, so that your focus diffuses and you can visualize the very atoms of your body and that which you have encountered mingling together. Imagine that you see only the one Life of God that animates all living things – and remember that everything IS a living thing. Imagine you can feel the pulse of that person, the warmth of the sun on that tree branch, the crunch of ice beneath that tire – it is, we are, you are ONE.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this idea, to try it on for size, and then go out and see what happens when you see, as God sees, a whole new world around and within you.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-15-20


Deep within the still center of my being, may I find peace. Silently within the quiet of the Grove, may I share peace. Gently and powerfully within the greater circle of humankind, may I radiate peace. May the peace of the goddess grow in our hearts, and the dance of the god enliven our days. And may we care for the Earth and each other because our lives depend on it. May our intention be to empower the true light within that enables us to transform our lives, reach out to others, and heal 

our ailing Earth.


~~ Pagan prayer for peace, “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

      Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb this affirmation. Allow it to color your outlook as you take it into your heart space and experience its Truth.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-22-20


God is at once the conceiver of every idea, the creative energy manifesting every idea into form, the intelligent structure of every form, and the substance from which every structure is composed. God is all there is and all there is is God. Therefore, love is all there is because God is love; life is all there is because God is life; peace is all there is because God is peace.


We see hatred, death, and strife in the world because we have forgotten this immutable and eternal underlying Truth. Let us be reminded, that is, let us 

re-mind ourselves, transform our minds and our awareness back to the truth behind all appearance, so that we lead with this thought:  peace is the nature 

of reality, all else is ego-produced human illusion, so I choose to live from this truth. I choose to live in peace, as peace. We are now poised to promulgate peace on Earth – let’s do it!


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in this

idea and allow it to saturate your consciousness, then release the ego’s

illusion and live your true nature.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 1-29-20


As we enter into the Season for Nonviolence, I offer an exercise in self-awareness. Today, I invite each one of us to notice each event or activity, however large or small and ask three questions:


• Did this activity/event increase my sense of inner peace?

• Did it increase my sense of outer peace?

• If not, why not? What could I have thought, said, or done differently that would 

  have led to peace?


If this resonates with you, you might start now by taking 15-20 minutes to consider these three questions with regard to your current state of mind and your current agenda for this day.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 2-5-20


Profound Engagement Activates Compassion Eternally,

Recognizing Every Vision Exactly As Love Shining

Inside The Soul’s Essential Living Flame,

Its Numinous

Magnificence Expressed


Present Eternally At Center Expresses

Passion Expands Realized Capacity, Extends into Vital Energy Shared

Inspiring Transcendent Service, Exhibiting Love Forever,

Ideal Nature

Yielding Only Unity


The mystery message above is: Peace reveals itself as me. Peace

perceives itself in you. If this resonates with you, you might take

15-20 minutes to sit with these words and know they are simple

truth – for any “me” and any “you”.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 2-12-20


There is an old Unity hymn that is often used to prepare for meditation called,

 “Our Thoughts Are Prayers”, and I paraphrase it here:


Our thoughts are prayers,

And we are always praying.

Our thoughts are prayers,

Be mindful what you’re saying.

Seek a higher consciousness,

A state of peacefulness,

And know that God is everywhere,

So every thought becomes a prayer.


Imagine how deeply we would experience peace if we followed the admonition of this little song and kept the awareness, in the front of our minds, that every thought is a prayer! If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these words and let them become an anthem in your heart. Then go out and think PEACE!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 2-19-20


You cannot pour anything from an empty pitcher, so today we will focus on filling the pitcher. There is in each of us a place so still, so calm, so filled with peace that it cannot be disturbed. Some call it the secret place of the most high.


It is always there, it has always been there, it will always be there,

because it is that part of a person that is the point of contact – the place that never forgets that there is only One – the very god-ness of a human being. If we allow it, that place can expand to fill our hearts, minds, and consciousness. When we are filled with the conscious awareness of the Oneness, peace is no longer an option – it is the very atmosphere in which we live and the pitcher is, indeed, full.


If this resonates with you, I invite you to gift yourself with 15 – 20 minutes to sit with this thought in that still place, feel the pitcher filling up, then pour it out to all around you, to the entire human race, to the entire planet, knowing your pitcher is bottomless!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 2-26-20


What causes war, no matter its “declared” focus, is a perception of lack, so our job is to change that perception on a global level. We must feed the race consciousness with the Truth that we live in an infinite universe, and we can do this by focusing on a single word: ENOUGH. We know that there truly IS enough of everything – food, water, money, shelter, love, compassion, joy – to fulfill the needs of every living being, man, woman, child, animal, plant or insect on this planet. What’s more, we know that all can be fed without any going hungry – that means nobody has to lose so that someone else can win! We need only change the way we think about abundance, and how we think about our world, from limited to expansive, from selfish to Self-ish. We need only remember two things – we ARE all one, and there IS always enough. Our job is to Recognize, Realize, and Remember, so that the planetary consciousness can be lifted out of lack and into peace. I invite you to make these your new “3 R’s”.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words:

Recognize, Realize, and Remember: Enough!

Let this unleash abundance in your heart, in your life, and in the world, and watch peace blossom!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 3-4-20


Namaste. I honor the place in you where the entire Universe resides. A place of light, of love, of truth, of peace, of wisdom.

I honor the place in you where when you are in that place and I am in that place there is only One of us.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit

in the silence with these beautiful words and feel the power

of peace fill your being – then share that feeling with

everyone you meet today!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 3-11-20


                                                                     Perfection

                                                                     Expresses

                                                                     As

                                                                     Consciousness

                                                                     Expands


                                                                    One

                                                                    Nature


                                                                    Every

                                                                    Act

                                                                    Reflecting

                                                                    True

                                                                    Harmony


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb this affirmation. Allow it to color your outlook as you take it into your heart space and experience its Truth.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 3-18-20


Our meditation today is an adaptation of the Buddhist Metta Blessing. The four lines are repeated three times, with each of seven objects, in this order:

1. Myself (I)

2. Someone I love (use the person’s name and hold his/her face in your mind)

3. Someone for whom I have negative feelings (use the person’s name and hold                his/her face in your mind)

4. Someone I believe has negative feelings about me (use the person’s name and             hold his/her face in your mind)

5. Someone I believe has negative feelings about me

6. All people

7. All beings

8. All Life


The Blessing is:

May ______ be happy.

May ______ be free from suffering.

May ______ be filled with loving-kindness.

May ______ be at peace.


As you repeat this blessing, bear in mind that the verb, may, is not a request, but rather the setting of an intention. “May I” means “I am choosing to”; “May he/she/they” means “I choose to see him/her/them as”. The intention is not to change the other person(s), but to change the quality of their lives – you might even add another phrase to the end of each line:   


for his/her/their/its own sake. 


 In this way we begin the process of revealing peace in ourselves and gradually expand its scope until that same peace pervades the entire universe.


If this resonates with you, you might take this practice daily for seven days and see what a difference it makes. You don’t even have to stop after seven days if you don’t want to! ;o)

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 3-25-20


We see the news of war, inhumanity, disease and hunger, and, in our humanness, we wonder, “What can I do – I am only one person?” Imagine how that thought’s perspective would change if we just capitalized one word:  I am only One person. Now it means I am not alone, I am not powerless, I am not separate. Instead, I am One with all life and my thoughts, my beliefs, affect all life! I believe in peace as natural and real, so I focus my thoughts on peace, on oneness, and that peace spreads.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb these words, sit with them until you can feel you Oneness, our Oneness, the Oneness of all life, then keep that O capitalized in your mind and heart and consciousness, and watch peace blossom.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-1-20


News Flash! The bonds of war are breaking down, compassion is seeping into the human experience world-wide. Join the movement – release your resentments. Love is irresistible – give your fears over to it. People Everywhere Are Consciously Evolving – PEACE is breaking out all over. The time is now, it is ours to do, it is ours to experience, it is ours to be!


THIS IS NOT A TEST AND THIS IS NOT A JOKE!


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to imagine how it would feel to hear these words on the radio, or better yet, on FOX News! Give yourself over to the feeling, let it take root in your consciousness, and then live it full out.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-8-20


Have you ever seen an optical illusion, like this famous drawing called “My Wife and My Mother-in-law”?


One looks at this picture and sees an old woman with a headscarf and a hooked nose, and then one blinks and the picture becomes a portrait of a beautiful young woman with a plume in her hair. What changed? It was not the drawing – the lines are unaltered – it was only the perspective of the one looking. 


We look at the news and see crises, enemies, and victims, but if we shift our perspective just a little bit, we see only other versions of ourselves, expressions of divinity walking a path that looks different from our own but seeks the same end – oneness, balance, harmony, fulfillment. It really doesn’t matter that the ‘facts’ are, the Truth never changes. When we shift our perspective, open our field of perception to see that Truth, peace blossoms in our hearts, and from our hearts it spreads uncontrollably.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to look at this idea. Allow your perspective to shift inward and your perception to expand until you feel the opening of your heart and the blossoming of peace – then let it flow.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-15-20


One with the power of divine peace, I am the very presence of peace in my world. My thoughts, words, and actions are in harmony so that I project peace from the inside out. I am clear that peace is not a smile-face mask I wear but a calm, confident generosity of spirit released from within. As day follows night, peaceful action flows from my peace-filled mind.


I am the Power of Peace expressed in my thoughts. Releasing thoughts that separate or denigrate, I raise my consciousness to the God standard of Oneness. I bring about peace through my thoughts.


I am the Power of Peace expressed in my words. My words heal and harmonize, uplift and appreciate. Powerfully, peacefully, I speak to right wrongs and improve conditions. I bring about peace through my words.


I am the Power of Peace expressed in my actions. Boldly, I walk a path of peace guided by inner wisdom. All that I do fosters mutual blessings. I bring about pace through my actions.


~~ A Unity Prayer for Peace from “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-22-20


O Thou who are generous and merciful! 

The sun of Your mercy is shining upon all… 

Your gifts encompass all, 

Your loving providence sustains all, 

Your protection overshadows all, and the glances of Your favor are cast upon all 

Let the light of Your guidance shine, illumine the eyes, and gladden the hearts of all with abiding joy. 

Confer a new spirit upon all people … 

Unlock the gates of true understanding and let the light of faith shine resplendent. Gather all people beneath the shadow of Your bounty to unite in harmony, so that they may become as the rays of one sun, as the waves of one ocean, and as the fruit of one tree. 

May they drink from the same fountain. 

May they be refreshed by the same breeze.

 May they receive illumination from the same source of light.


Muslim Prayer for Peace from “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 4-29-20


Evoking the presence of great compassion, let us fill our hearts with our own compassion – toward ourselves and toward all living beings. Let us pray that all living beings realize that they are all brothers and sisters, all nourished from the same source of life.


May I be a guard for those who need protection, a guide for those on the path, a boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood.


May I be a lamp in the darkness, a resting place for the weary, a healing medicine for all who are sick, a vase of plenty, a tree of miracles, and for the boundless multitudes of living beings, may I bring sustenance and awakening . . . enduring like the earth and sky until all beings are freed from sorrow, and all are awakened.


~~ Buddhist prayer for peace,

 “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with this prayer until the compassion that you feel becomes the compassion that you are.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 5-6-20


                                                                         Possibilities

                                                                         Expand

                                                                         As

                                                                        Compassion

                                                                        Expresses


In times of challenge, such as we are experiencing globally right now, is it often easier to let compassion express in our lives, so my invitation this week is to be conscious of that expression right now – let it flow every day, all day long, and then fall asleep in its glow. Allow it to become your new

‘normal’ and watch peace ripple out from your heart to your  home to your neighborhood, your city, your nation, your world.


Love and blessings, 

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 5-13-20


Dear God,

Silence my thoughts of confusion and anxiety.

Silence my thoughts of grief, despair, hurt, and anger.

When there is chaos and turmoil, shelter and protect me with your peace and loving, powerful presence.

As I take this time to stop and pray, fill me with your peaceful

presence. With each breath I take, I breathe in your peace that

surpasses all understanding.

I surrender my unrest to you so that I may receive peace.

Help me to be a spark that ignites peace in others.

Help me to see your face in the faces of the people around me.

Give me courage and compassion to love one another even

when love seems like a risk.

Teach me to listen to those I disagree with, to hear stories that

make us uncomfortable.

Heat the hatred in the world around me by healing our own

hearts first. 

Amen.


~~ Christian prayer for peace, “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

                                                                              Unity World Headquarters


If this prayer resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to sit with the words and feel the peace they generate, then broadcast that peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 5-20-20


In the Hindu scriptures, it says, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam,” which means, “the world is one family.”  All beings, from the smallest organism to humans, are considered the manifestation of the one ultimate Reality (God). Humankind carries a special responsibility with the capacity to not only tolerate the differences, but respect the differences and acknowledge the fact that there are many pathways to realize the ultimate Reality (God).


Respect and empathy for others is the key for a future we all can share.


~~ Hindu Prayer for Peace, “Peace in the Midst: Interfaith Prayers for Peace”,

                                                             Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb this truth. Allow it to suffuse your consciousness until you see yourself, as the Divine, in all beings.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 5-27-20


In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful. 

Praise be to the Lord of the Universe who has created us and made us into tribes and nations, that we may know each other, not that we may despise each other. 

If the enemy incline toward peace, do thou also incline toward peace, and

trust in God, for the Lord is the one that hears and knows all things. 

And the servants of God, Most Gracious are those who walk on the earth in

humility, and when we address them, we say “Peace.”


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with this 

ancient prayer until you feel yourself incline toward peace, in all

circumstances, towards all people, and within yourself.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-3-20


Dear Lord,


Grant me the grace of wonder. Surprise me, amaze me, awe me in every crevice of your universe. Each day enrapture me with your marvelous things without number. ... I do not ask to see the reason for it all: I ask only to share the wonder of it all.


Grant me peace, Your most precious gift, and give me the will to proclaim its message to all the people of the earth.


Although differences in thought and belief divide us, let the love of truth, and the pursuit of holiness, unite me with all life. Strengthen the bonds of friendship among the inhabitants of all lands, and may the love of Your name hallow every home and every heart. May the one who makes peace in the heavens make peace for us all.


~~ Judaism prayer for peace, “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for

Peace”, Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb this affirmation. Allow it to color your outlook as you take it into your heart space and experience its Truth.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-10-20


In this very moment, I declare my trust in the Great Law of Life governing the universe. I honor the God-infused Essence that is my life and the life of all beings as it announces from the depth of my being: “I am what Thou art, Thou art what I am.” It is from this conscious connectedness that I pray, calling forth the perfect peace that passeth all understanding. As I unite my consciousness with that of my global family, I acknowledge our interconnectedness as children of our one Creator Source. I honor this oneness on the ground where I now stand, and by daily praying for peace in the lives of all beings throughout the world. Where there is violence, may there be reconciliation, awakened leadership, and a collective realization of humanity’s oneness with Spirit and all existence. With full confidence, I accept my earthly assignment to hold a consciousness of openness and receptivity so that Infinite Mind may download its unconditional love, compassion, forgiveness, and peace through me, touching the hearts of all with whom I come in contact. I know that Spirit has infused all beings with a sufficiency of love and compassion to live with its song of peace expressing through our collective heart, and I call it forth now.


~~ New Thought, Agape prayer for peace,

“Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”,

Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to absorb this affirmation. Allow it to fill your consciousness with the awareness of the song of peace, then sing it all day long!


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-17-20


As the Grandfather Spirit moves within each being,so it is we are all sacred beings wherein Spirit resides and interconnects with all Life within this Great Web of Life upon our Mother Earth and in the Spirit Breath of Father Sky. Great Spirit is formless and changeless, and is the purest essence of Love. We need only align ourselves with Great Spirit to set the example of living with the understanding that we are responsible for one another. We then know, no matter the imagined distress or fear, or circumstances of appearance, Great Spirit is the constant and eternal Love and Peace. So it is. Aho.


~~Native American for peace,

“Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silent power of this ancient prayer; allow it to fill your heart, your vision, your consciousness with the inner Truth of Peace as human nature.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 6-24-20


Send Thy peace, O Lord, which is perfect and everlasting,

that our souls may radiate peace;

that we may think, act, and speak harmoniously;

that we may be contented and thankful for Thy bountiful gifts;

that amidst our world strife, we may enjoy Thy bliss;

that we may endure all, tolerate all in the thought of Thy grace and mercy;

that our lives may become a divine vision, and in Thy light all darkness may vanish;

that we, Thy children on earth, may all unite in one family.

 Amen.


~~Sufi prayer for peace, 

“Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to soak in the beauty and grace of this prayer; let it permeate your consciousness and fill your senses; let it color your day with peace and joy.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 7-1-20


These famous words were included in the Declaration of Independence 244 years ago this month:


We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men [and women] are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.


This is one of those things William Faulkner called “eternal verities”, universal and immutable. Our goal is to KNOW this truth so firmly, so exclusively, that no form of non-freedom can exist. As we know this, we shift the consciousness of the human race until all people enjoy the innate freedom that is the essence of Life, and peace is the only possible experience and expression – everywhere, in all beings, forever.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in this truth, to soak in it, to make it inseparable from your consciousness, and then celebrate freedom and peace!

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 7-8-20


“Now, in this moment, I recognize the unlimited expressions of [the] One. I am one of these expressions. I am the molecular vibration of Joy and Love – creating in the world a feeling of Peace and Harmony. There is nothing in between God and me. There is only One unlimited expression, forever changing, and unchanged.


I exclaim, “Look what God did over there!” There, that woman, man, or child. “Look what God did over there!” I see my neighbor, coworker, clerk at the grocery store, and teller at the bank as manifestations of God’s Love. “


We could add to this quote from Rev. Susan Heartlight, “I see every person in existence, every animal, every plant, every place and every experience as a manifestation of God’s Love”, and we would have established a perfect consciousness of peace in our hearts and minds.


I invite you to take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with attitude of awe and let it build into your outlook the vision of Godness in everything – how peaceful would that be - how irresistible?


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 7-15-20


Peace is empty

Peace is kind and

To those who are neither empty nor kind

Be kind

Fill them with your love

Fill them with your longing

There is no path wider nor straighter

It is the way of your heart to see

The gates swing open,

Welcoming you and welcoming me

The we, the us, the universal being

The song is infinite

The sound resonant and uplifting

Nothing more to search for, we are found

Unresistant to the truth, surrendered

Compelled to love and understand

The wrinkles in our hesitation

The greenness in our vision

Unbalanced and trusting

We will all be true

To you and to me.

So be at peace and peace will be with you.


~~ Sikh prayer for peace,

 “Peace in the Midst, Interfaith Prayers for Peace”, 

Unity World Headquarters


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15 – 20 minutes to sit silently with these ancient words, feel the resonance and poetry of peace, let it saturate your being and become the music of your day.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 7-22-20


"I choose a peaceful way. Peace begins with me. If I want to live in a peaceful world, then it is up to me to make sure I am a peaceful person. No matter how others behave, I keep peace in my heart. I declare peace in the midst of chaos or madness. I surround all difficult situations with peace and love. I send thoughts of peace to all troubled parts of the world. If I want the world to change for the better, then I need to change the way I see the world. I am now willing to see life in a very positive way. I know that peace begins with my own thoughts. As I continue to have peaceful thoughts, I am connected with like-minded peaceful-­thinking people. Together we will help bring peace and plenty to our world."


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes to absorb this lovely meditation from Louise Hay. As you read, recognize the words as the Truth of your own heart. Feel the power of your own consciousness of peace. Be PEACE in the world.

Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 7-29-20


Peace in the world is a goal that we all share, especially when news from around the world seems to indicate that we live in a world that is far from peaceful. Yet I know that true peace begins in the hearts and minds of individuals like me who hold to a vision of God’s love and peace being shared by everyone.


Such a vision is of nations coming together without prejudice and without anger. There is no motive other than a dedication to help all the people of the world experience the quality of life as God’s creations.


I envision people of all cultures and backgrounds, of all religions and traditions, working together toward a common goal—a goal of health, prosperity, and peace for every person and every nation of the world.


I envision a world at peace—a peace that unites us all in God’s love.


~~Adapted from The Daily Word®, October 8, 2005


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in this vision, feel the nature of Peace, which is the true nature of all people, allow that nature to nurture your thoughts, words and actions as you live the vision of World Peace.


Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 8-5-20


His Holiness the Dalai Lama says that compassion, which is the foundation of peace, is the natural outcome of recognizing and real-izing our inherent interconnectedness, our interdependence. He teaches that nothing exists independently of anything else – we are related to, dependent upon the rest of the Universe. We are, in fact, defined by the infinite relationships between us and the rest of the Universe. I am a minister, a mother, a daughter, an aunt, a grandmother, a godmother, a wife, a teacher, a voter, a student, a knitter, a baker, a driver, a reader, a writer, a speaker, an artist, and any number of other roles/activities. In every role I am related to an infinite number of others – in order to knit, I must buy knitting needles, yarn, and other supplies, which someone else must sell to me, after yet another person creates them, after still another provides the materials from which they are created, and someone else, the support for the sheep (yarn), steel (needles), rubber (point protectors), plastic (buttons), etc. – and that is only one of my roles. This infinite web of interdependence exists for every aspect of my individual identity, and for every aspect of every being’s identity – not just people, but animals and plants, oceans and glaciers, mountains and plains.


If we are so intricately and intimately connected to our universe, how can we be separate, alone, or isolated? How can we not feel the pain, hunger, fear, or loneliness of anyone anywhere? How can we not feel compassion for all living things, and feeling compassion, how can we not hold them all holy in our consciousness? Is that not the foundation of peace? Let us nurture this essential recognition in our hearts and in our consciousness, and peace will be the only possible presence in our world.


If this resonates with you, please take 15 – 20 minutes to marinate in this idea, to feel your amazing interconnectedness, your intimate interdependence with all that is and be at peace.

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 8-12-20


Wondrous – beyond human imagining

Oneness – the only Truth

Realizing – making real in our hearts

Love – the essence of all that is

Divine – God in all life


Profound – soul-deep

Engagement – active conscious awareness

Activates – invites into our experience

Compassion – understanding as ourselves

Eternally – forever and ever, AMEN


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes and let each word, each phrase, resonate within your center until you truly feel the Truth of peace as our natural state forever.

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 8-19-20


I had a friend, back in the 1990's, who often wore a t-shirt with the motto, “Visualize Whirled Peas”. It always made me laugh, but recently it came to mind and I had a different reaction. Take a moment and actually visualize whirled peas; what do you see? A field of swirling green, the color of life, of growth, of expansion. Watch it spin and as it does, watch it spread until it fills your field of vision. Is it not beautiful, vibrant, and peaceful? Is this not a wonderful metaphor for oneness, wholeness, unity of mind and heart?


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15-20 minutes to contemplate this image, and then carry it with you into your day. Whenever you feel distressed or concerned over the state of the world, that’s when you really should visualize whirled peas!

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 8-19-20


I had a friend, back in the 1990's, who often wore a t-shirt with the motto, “Visualize Whirled Peas”. It always made me laugh, but recently it came to mind and I had a different reaction. Take a moment and actually visualize whirled peas; what do you see? A field of swirling green, the color of life, of growth, of expansion. Watch it spin and as it does, watch it spread until it fills your field of vision. Is it not beautiful, vibrant, and peaceful? Is this not a wonderful metaphor for oneness, wholeness, unity of mind and heart?


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15-20 minutes to contemplate this image, and then carry it with you into your day. Whenever you feel distressed or concerned over the state of the world, that’s when you really should visualize whirled peas!

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 8-19-20


On this day I dedicate myself to peace on Earth.

I accept myself without harsh judgment and express appreciation for my individuality.

I live without fear and meet the events of this day with confidence.

I accept others without prejudice and experience a sense of unity with all people.

In harmony with myself, my life and all others, live this day with a peaceful mind, a peaceful heart and a peaceful spirit.


WORLD PEACE PRAYER

By Rev. Duke Tufty


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to bask in the beauty and truth of this affirmative prayer. Let us all accept this truth as our own and fan the flame of its expression in our hearts. 


                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-2-20


I live and move and have my being in God. God made me out of Its own Self, Its own Substance. There is no place where I end and God begins – there is no place where God ends and I begin. There is only the One Life expressing in an infinitude of beings, and I am one of them. So are you. So is your mother, so is your son, so is your friend, and so is the one you cannot yet call “friend”. So is every living being. That means we cannot wish harm to another without wishing it for ourselves. We cannot wish ANYTHING for another without wishing it for ourselves. Likewise, we cannot intend any experience of good, of joy, of peace for ourselves without intending it for all living beings. Let us, therefore, stop sending mixed signals to the Universe - no more ill wishes for ANYONE, regardless of what we perceive their intentions to be! Let us intend only Peace, affirm only Peace, accept only Peace and live only Peace.

If this resonates with you, please take 15 – 20 minutes to sit with these thoughts. Let them sink in – into your mind, your heart, and your soul – until you feel the Peace, until you ARE the Peace, until you radiate the Peace.

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-9-20


In many faith traditions, children are taught that “There is no spot where God is not”, and yet we all forget. Today, close your eyes and imagine the biggest “thing” we know about, the Universe. See its enormity, its vastness, its light and color, and feel yourself at the center of it, knowing there is no corner of the universe where God is not. Now imagine the smallest thing you can believe in, say, the sub-atomic Higgs boson, a particle also known as the “God particle”, and feel the presence of God there, as well.


This is a reminder that we do not need to “seek” God, because we are immersed in It, and since God is Peace, we are immersed in and inseparable from infinite peace. We cannot create peace because it is already everywhere, but our task, should we choose to accept it, is to reveal, expose, uncover, and real-ize peace. What covers it up? What blinds us to its presence? Is it war, famine, or poverty? No. What blinds us to peace is man-made. It is ideas, illusions of “you” and “me”, “us” and “them”, “here” and “there”, “OTHER”. How can we dispel these illusions and experience peace? By embracing and realizing the Truth: there is no OTHER; we are one, one life, one love, one essence. So our charge today is to bring this truth into our hearts so fully that it spills over and illuminates our homes, our communities, our nations, and our world.


If this resonates with you, you might take 15-20 minutes in the silence to take these words into your mind, heart and consciousness, then, if you choose to accept the charge, go out and BE the peace you seek in the world.


                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-16-20


Peace within me; peace around me.


I begin this day by calming my mind and centering myself through prayer. Finding a quiet place for a moment of solace, I relax into the process of connecting with my God-center, the I AM of me. With eyes closed and heart open, I rest. In the stillness, there are no outer distractions. Soon I am in alignment with infinite peace deep within me. I am at peace. I AM peace.


As I stay in this healing abode of peace, I sense the stirring of something new: a more active peace; an inner strength that is dynamic and present in the world, not separate from it. From this sacred center at the core of my being, I engage with life and fulfill my purpose in new and satisfying ways. Peace restores and energizes me to do what is mine to do.


Peace within me; peace around me.


~ Daily Word


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silence at the center of your being and allow these words to restore and energize you, then go out and BE PEACE. 

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-16-20


Peace within me; peace around me.


I begin this day by calming my mind and centering myself through prayer. Finding a quiet place for a moment of solace, I relax into the process of connecting with my God-center, the I AM of me. With eyes closed and heart open, I rest. In the stillness, there are no outer distractions. Soon I am in alignment with infinite peace deep within me. I am at peace. I AM peace.


As I stay in this healing abode of peace, I sense the stirring of something new: a more active peace; an inner strength that is dynamic and present in the world, not separate from it. From this sacred center at the core of my being, I engage with life and fulfill my purpose in new and satisfying ways. Peace restores and energizes me to do what is mine to do.


Peace within me; peace around me.


~ Daily Word


If this resonates with you, you might take 15 – 20 minutes to sit in the silence at the center of your being and allow these words to restore and energize you, then go out and BE PEACE. 

                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-23-20


These words by Sufi poet Rumi speak to a sense of oneness and harmony among all beings: “Out beyond ideas of right doing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” When news from throughout the world seems less than harmonious, I reaffirm to myself that peace is possible.


In a quiet, prayerful moment, I affirm words of truth: One with all beings, I radiate peace to the world. I let these tranquil words sink deeply into my being and reflect on what they mean to me. I completely embody peace, for peace is my true nature. I am one with all beings. My peaceful thoughts, words, and actions support my relationships with all people and help to create a world that works for everyone.


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, envision that field and then go there!


                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri

World Peace Meditation for 9-23-20


These words by Sufi poet Rumi speak to a sense of oneness and harmony among all beings: “Out beyond ideas of right doing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” When news from throughout the world seems less than harmonious, I reaffirm to myself that peace is possible.


In a quiet, prayerful moment, I affirm words of truth: One with all beings, I radiate peace to the world. I let these tranquil words sink deeply into my being and reflect on what they mean to me. I completely embody peace, for peace is my true nature. I am one with all beings. My peaceful thoughts, words, and actions support my relationships with all people and help to create a world that works for everyone.


If this resonates with you, I invite you to take 15-20 minutes to sit with these words, envision that field and then go there!


                                                                    Love and blessings,

Rev. Sharri