Exploring Peace offers soul care resources for exploring the gift of God's peace with the whole self. You're invited to seek God's peace - both in the fullness of your daily life and for times set apart as retreat. Join us as we explore the gift of God's peace with the whole self - breath, body, and spirit.
Why the dove and olive branch? While the journey of peace is unique for each of us, these classic early symbols of Christianity, capture an invitation for exploration. By the 5th century, a dove with an olive branch was an international symbol of peace. It was then that St. Augustine wrote, "perpetual peace is indicated by the olive branch which the dove brought with it when it returned to the ark." The gift of God's perpetual peace is one worth clinging to and must never be taken for granted.
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