Be a breath of life unto the body of humankind,a dew upon the soil of the human heart, and a fruit upon the tree of humility.
May all beings everywhere plagued with sufferings
of body and mind quickly be freed from their illnesses.
May all beings swiftly attain Buddhahood.
Know that we attain God when we love,
and only that victory endures in consequence of which
no one is defeated.
Oh God, lead us from the unreal to the Real.
Oh God, lead us from darkness to light.
Oh God, lead us from death to immortality.
Shanti, Shanti, Shanti unto all.
We pray that understanding will triumph over ignorance,
that generosity will triumph over indifference,
that trust will triumph over contempt,
and that truth will triumph over falsehood.
Peace and universal love is the essence of all the Gospels.
Forgive do I creatures all,
and let all creatures forgive me.
Oh come let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,
that we may walk the paths of the Most High.
And we will beat our swords into ploughshares
and our spears into pruning hooks.
We earnestly wish that the wind will soon puff away
all the clouds hanging over the tops of the mountains.
Native African Prayer
For you are one who does not hesitate to respond to our
call, you are the cornerstone of peace.
Native American Prayer
Give us the wisdom to teach our children to love,
to respect and to be kind to one another,
so that we may grow with peace in mind.