Be the Peace
Peace isn’t something you ultimately receive when you slow down the pace of your life. Peace is what you’re capable of being and bringing to every encounter and event in the waking moments of your life. Being peaceful is an inner attitude that you can enjoy when you’ve learned to silence your incessant inner dialogue. Being peaceful isn’t dependent on what your surroundings look like. It seldom has anything to do with what the people around you think, say, or do. A noiseless environment isn’t a requirement.
St. Francis’s famous prayer states it better than I can: “Make me an instrument of your peace.” In other words, St. Francis wasn’t asking God to provide him with peace. He was asking for guidance to be more like the peace he trusted was his Source. Being peace is different from looking for peace.
This principle isn’t about merely choosing tranquil thoughts when you’re feeling frayed and anxious. I suggest picturing a container deep within yourself out of which all your thoughts flow. Inside of this container, at its very center, imagine a candle flame. You need to make a commitment that this flame in the center of the container holding all your thoughts will never, ever even flicker, although the very worst may go before you. This is your container of peace, and only peaceful thoughts can fuel the burning candle. You don’t need to change your thoughts as much as you need to learn to be an energy of peace lighting the way and attracting serene, harmonious thoughts and beings. In this way, you’ll become a being of peace.
As a being of peace, you make a huge impact on those around you. It’s almost impossible to be totally stressed out in the presence of someone who has opted to be peace. Peace is a higher and faster energy—when you’re being peace, just your presence alone will often nullify the uneasiness and tension in those around you. The secret of this principle is: Be the peace and harmony you desire. You cannot get it from anything or anyone else.
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Thanks Dr Dyer. I have no words to how you have made me feel today. I am at peace.
Happiness is something you decide on ahead of time, whether you like your room or not, it doesnt depened on how the furniture is arranged, its how you arrange your mind….
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
In this life I am truly awed when that when i let go of EGO and illusion that positivity comes my way and as always with what I need to hear as opposed to what I want to hear. The timing as others have said here today couldn’t be more perfect.
Thank you, Jaya Guru
DR. DYER WOULD YOU HAVE ANY THOUGHTS ON HOW TO HELP OTHERS AS THEY JOURNEY TO PEACE? i TOO HAVE MUCH TO GIVE. NAMASTE AND BLESSINGS
THANK YOU DR. DYER. NAMASTE
Thank you. Today, I really needed to read those words about being the peace. Sometimes, though, it is very difficult for me to keep the light from flickering, and sometimes I feel as if I had blown it out by reacting strongly to what someone else says. But I am on my way. Thank you for the words on conflicts, too. I read truth behind your words.
Dear Dr. Wayne..You are my spiritual guide, & I thank you. I was on a trip overseas in Oct & surrounded by constant negativity, rage, and opposition…however, I had a wonderful time! The peace within me kept me in a wonderful space until I was able to wish this person well & move on. It came as natural to me as the sun rises everyday. Namaste
Dr. Dyer. I was at your Maui seminar this year. I was overcome with an awareness that you were being “used” by the Great Ones, the Masters, the Gurus…whatever it is that we would like to call them. It was as if I could hear their presence in your voice. Thank you for bringing strength to my life!
Namaste. Joyful greetings. I thank and Love Master Lao Tzu and your Blessed understanding of his teachings. It took me about a year to read this book. The Master is smiling on you Dr.Dyer. I had to thank you.My Blessing is Music. I have so much to give. Dr.Dyer, is there any direction you can suggest? Peace to you and your Family. Namaste
Hello my dear sweet friend! I moved to Los Angeles and would love to see you and catch up whenever you are back in town. All my love & light, tarita
Ultimatly we are peace.. in God. Thank you for reminding us! Blessings on your way!
Wayne. I have been struggling with this today. All morning in fact. And my wheels were spinning, trying to FIND my peace. Thank you for reminding me to simply BE it. Thank you.
i am amazed at the perfect timing, perfect space in receiving this blog at this perfect moment . . . peace to all!
I pray to Lord to make me an instument of Peace, make others the instrument of peace! Tour Thanks Dr Wayne for inspiring us through your words.