Spiritual Vision For The New Era

A Contribution to the International Decade for the Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World, 2001-2010

Our world is in crisis. Self-interest and materialism are exacting a terrible toll in all areas of life. Yet this is a pivotal moment for, in the midst of crisis, millions world-wide are awakening to a higher vision. In the light of this vision our time is seen to be one of singular opportunity. Depending on the right action and selfless service of people of goodwill, this troubled period can see the birthing of a global civilization with ethical patterns of living inspired by a sense of the wholeness, interdependence and sacredness of life.

We, from the community of diverse traditions based upon the Ageless Wisdom, affirm this vision of oneness and right relationships with all life as the key to the solution of human and world problems. We affirm the miracle of the human being - the presence of the Divine within each person. To awaken to one's true Self is to be empowered by the spirit of love and service.

Representing different approaches to the One, we share the following recognitions, believing them to be significantly useful in forging creative and wholehearted responses to the opportunities of the present:

Spiritual Vision for the New Era is a statement for use by those of many different spiritual paths - highlighting the essential values and principles they hold in common. Intuition in Service promotes this statement and copies are available from Intuition in Service, P.O. Box 58, Paekakariki, New Zealand. See also the World Service Intergroup site.

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September 21st is United Nations International Day of Peace. The Day will be observed around the world by countless initiatives for a culture of peace. As part of this day of action Intuition in Service is coordinating a global Peace Day Vigil of Invocation, Meditation and Prayer.

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