Beginner's Guide to Peace - A New Direction
"We're on the road to nowhere.." - The Talking Heads
"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." - Lao Tzu
Lost and Found
Occasionally we find ourselves utterly lost. For those times it makes sense to halt the onward push, to pause and
The purpose of this site is to provide direction and guidance for those who are weary from their current travels, confused by the noise, tired of being misguided and misinformed. It is for those who seek to live free and peaceful lives but have been led astray, told that the path to prosperity is one driven by envy or fear on a road paved with violence and bloodshed.
This site is about a simple, beautiful idea called the
Your life journey is unique to you. Although you may, and hopefully will, share your journey with many loving and interesting companions, your lifetime voyage is distinctly yours.
Maximize Your Experience
Pictures are an important element to this guide. They have been carefully chosen to help tell the story of the
A number of the pictures are designed to be interactive. If you are using a desktop or laptop computer, you will see an alternate image, text and\or animation when you hover over many of the pictures. If using a tablet or smart phone you will need to tap once on the graphic to see the alternate image and then tap once outside the picture to return to the original.
Finally, for amusement, and as a shameless attempt to promote the
- If you are lost, it is better to pause and determine the correct direction.
- To more fully see the big picture and maximize your experience, it is recommended that this guide be viewed on a desktop, laptop or tablet with the screen held horizontally.
Picture Credits^ Compass: Artwork by Andrew Lesko. ^ A beautiful idea: Photo of statue in the Garden of Versailles and artwork by Andrew Lesko.