the last few years organizations such
as Peace is Possible Now, the Fellowship of Reconciliation and World Prayer Day
have attempted to get the world to unite in a Moment of Silence for the cause of
peace. In 1992 this reached the
incredible figure of a quarter of a billion people stopping at the exact moment
of a New Year’s Eve and thinking about peace.
In the year 2000, at exactly twelve midnight Greenwich Mean Time, the world invited in the Twenty-first century, some call it the Third Millennium, but we celebrated that when we brought in the year 2001. On that evening we had a concert on the shores of the Swanee River in White Springs, Florida and hope to continue it till my last one before I leave for the stars in 2033.
So join with us on December 31 at noon as the music and poetry echo out from Bayside, Queens, New York.
with the 1996 Olympics and the Tribute to Princess Di we look forward to the day
when billions of the world’s people will share together in a moment of Silence
for Peace. The goal after that is
for the whole world to join together at once so that we could actually witness
the Earth moving closer to the Lawns of Heaven—as the Universe sings out a
hymn in the miracle of this Holy Instant: