3rd Annual Peace Fires Summer Solstice 26-Hour Global Event unites people of all faiths and backgrounds for world peace and healing
LAYTONVILLE, Ca. — Peace Fires is calling people of all faiths and backgrounds to join together on the Summer Solstice in celebration of what unites us in a 26-hour global healing event. The 3rd Annual Peace Fires Summer Solstice 26-Hour Global Healing Event will create positive energy for 26-continuous-hours in one of the world’s largest synchronized global fire ceremonies, promoting peace and healing among people of all cultures, traditions, and faiths. The summer solstice is the day of the year with the longest period of daylight. This makes it a powerful time to be in nature, to meditate and pray for peace and harmony among all people, plants, animals, living beings, and the earth.
On June 21, 2019, people from around the world will be joining the Peace Fires movement from their homes, backyards, gardens, and community spaces in one of five ways. Peace Fires is open to everyone to participate and light candles or host a fire in any way that represents their traditions. As families, communities, and individuals gather around a candle or fire, the common thread uniting every Peace Fire is that, while looking at the flame, they will send the same prayer and positive intention, “Let there be peace on earth and love for one another.” With Peace Fires locations connecting around the world, candles and fires will be lit with this prayer, continuously sending positive energy filling the atmosphere and circling the globe as every time zone enters the solstice.
This initiative has already drawn the support of Deepak Chopra, best-selling author Don Miguel Ruiz, the World Business Academy, Earth’s Call, Optimist Daily — and began with commitments of participation from thousands of people in more than 1530+ locations across 68 countries in its first year.
"I was excited to be part of Peace Fires for the start of the 2019 New Year even though I had to be at work,” Cindy Lee Hutchison from Boston, Mass USA said. “I felt peaceful joining. The fact that you're having people near and far all coming together at the same time whether it's lighting a candle or having a fire in the name of PEACE moves me.” Hutchison added. “Absolutely, I’m joining on the solstice,” Hutchison said.
Why fire? “The sacredness of fire is universal to all spiritual traditions. A flame automatically touches the heart and connects us to the light from which we came and the light hidden in each heart. Fire is life and signifies love,” says Monika Taylor Penukonda, co-founder of Peace Fires.
The fire element also has the capacity to relieve stress, resolve difficult emotions, and at the same time, help generate positive energy and inner peace.
“This technology, utilizing the fire element and a shared positive intention, has the ability to bring peace in our hearts and homes, and shift global consciousness, especially if we do it together," Monika said Clint Thompson MD, Peace Fires’ co-founder added, “We all must share our light and brighten the way for others. This event is very inspiring because you can feel the new energy of people uniting and turning their attention in positive ways, to being the light. It’s through our attention and focus on the positive, individually and collectively, that we will bring a shift in consciousness for peace.”
“The world needs us to fill the atmosphere with positive energy to restore peace and balance for humankind and all creation,” Monika said.
On June 21, a 26-continuous-hour Peace Fire will be broadcast free via live-streaming from Laytonville, CA, leading the synchronization of the global Peace Fires. The event starts at 2 a.m. (PDT) when the first time zone, Line Islands Time (LINT), welcomes the summer solstice and continues until 4 a.m. (PDT) on Jun 22when international date line West (IDLW) crosses into the solstice.
“As I light my flame and it joins with all the others, I want each and every one of you to know that you are loved and I send my most sincere prayer for peace in our world,” Hope Lovrinoff-Moran from Youngstown, Ohio shared in a message of peace.
The group seeks to have millions of lights burning for peace on the summer solstice, for the Northern Hemisphere, and winter solstice for the Southern Hemisphere, connecting hearts, homes, and communities to experience the positive energy and global unity.
About Peace Fires
Peace Fires is a global movement uniting people around the world to create a shift in consciousness for peace. Peace Fires began on New Year’s Eve 2016.
The movement continues with people uniting with Peace Fires every Full Moon, Summer Solstice, and New Year’s Eve. People around the world are uniting through Peace Fires to bring peace in our lives now and for generations to come.
Learn more and register at peacefires.org.
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