The first petition in the first litany in the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church is concerned with “peace”. In fact there are three petition about peace int he first litany of the Divine Liturgy. So what is that peace? Is it an absence “turmoil'” in our lives? Or is it a dynamic and creative force? What and where is the source of this peace?
I am not going to answer the above questions. Rather I would like to turn your attention to the video bellow- a lecture by Metropolitan Kalistos Ware. I promise that you will not regret spending 32 minute and 44 seconds watching this video.