The 1914 Men of Goodwill

War is an unnatural state of existence for humanity, were it not for the governments that wage them in the name of nations and their people. It simply runs against the grain of man’s spiritual nature.

Here are videos of a unique incident during the First World War. It was Christmas time in 1914 when soldiers in the trenches of the warring sides overcame the hostility between their enemy camps to come together spontaneously to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. Several such sporadic incidents along the war front came to be known as “The Christmas Truce.” There is hope for mankind’s future in the likes of these gallant men of goodwill. Let us remember to honor these noble souls whose consciousness of harmony and peace shone brightly in the midst of war, even if only for that one Christmas Day in 1914. Watch and reflect.

(Acknowledgement to the Dafydd Humphreys channel on YouTube for posting the video above.)

(Acknowledgement to The Great War channel on YouTube for posting the video above.)

Now, let us renew our resolve to bring about the global illumination of humankind, to realize humanity’s collective transformation, and to bring lasting peace on earth. And let us remember that peace begins with each of us individually. Let your own inner light dispel the darkness in men’s minds and shine on the whole world.

Note: The banner at the top of the page is taken from a photograph (shown in full below) that shows British and German troops meeting in No-Mans’s Land during the unofficial truce (British troops from the Northumberland Hussars, 7th Division, Bridoux-Rouge Banc Sector). It is cataloged as photograph Q 50719 from the collections of the British Imperial War Museums. Source: Wikipedia.

British and German troops meeting in No-Mans’s Land during the unofficial Christmas truce.

Merry Christmas!

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