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Celebrate the International Day of Peace


 

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Dreamer~September 21

Is the day~ 3 years ago


signora oye vey

ann danielsI had big plans

to reconnect with peace people and set up projects for the coming months but because the internet was not working at my parents’ on Sunday I could not do it :-( I will do it in the coming days when I am back at home. So to be continued… 5 years ago


rosewilderPeace to us all

internal and external peace to us all. 5 years ago


tikini wikini some more celebratory tunes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-NRriHlLUk

some Lennon energy. all we are sayin….

wear your peace like your smile

and some more John

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEOkxRLzBf0&feature=related

like no other, eh? 12,985,755 views that’s a lot of good imagining 5 years ago


tikini wikini Peace Train

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sjSHazjrWg

with aloha from Yusuf Islam

and a total eclipse of the sun to get us in the mood for profound change 5 years ago


loveinthecure

flowergirlresumedA quote to end this goal with

In the secret of my heart I am in perpetual quarrel with God that He should allow such things [as the war] to go on. My non-violence seems almost impotent. But the answer comes at the end of the daily quarrel that neither God nor non-violence is impotent. Impotence is in men. I must try on without losing faith even though I may break in the attempt. Mahatma Gandhi 5 years ago


flowergirlresumedPeace Quote

“I would say that I’m a nonviolent soldier. In place of weapons of violence, you have to use your mind, your heart, your sense of humor, every faculty available to you…because no one has the right to take the life of another human being.” Joan Baez 5 years ago


loveinthecureme

me rest me peaceful me loving life me liking peace me concentrating on peace – one piece at a time in the peace of my life

me teach peace me live peace as an example for others me enjoy peace me bring peace with me in my bag when I travel me love peace

me learn to embrace peace more

me = peace 5 years ago


~ John Lee ~The Prince Of Peace

It is a blessing to know that on this day the United Nations, by decree, is declaring something for which my Prince has commanded of all his followers. 5 years ago


pinknkitschpeace.....

may we all stop to contemplate what this really means.
That we open our hearts and minds & welcome it within us.
A moment, an hour, a day, a month…a life,
working towards peace. 5 years ago


pinknkitschtoday.

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”
Jimi Hendrix. 5 years ago


loveinthecureIt is tomorrow

I heard mention of this day on the radio yesterday – I was a bit shocked to hear it as I haven’t heard of it much. I am still very sick so I’ll continue my peaceful restfulness that I’ve been doing for the past four days. 5 years ago


~ John Lee ~The Sabbath

It’s comforting to know the International Day of Peace falls on the Sabbath this year. 5 years ago


MamaKittyI'm joining Texas Lin

in wearing blue on Fridays. It is a continual reminder for me to focus on praying and working for peace, while supporting our troops. It is an outward sign of an ongoing process. Hopefully, it will be a reminder others. 5 years ago


pinknkitsch21.09.08

“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
Mahatma Gandhi.

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/peaceparade/ 5 years ago


Texas LinUntil there is Peace...on Fridays I will wear Blue

I received this e-mail today.

Blue Fridays.

Very soon, you will see a grea t many people wearing blue every Friday. The reason? Americans who support our troops used to be called the ‘silent majority’ We are no longer silent, and are voicing our love for God, country and home in record breaking numbers. We are not organized, boisterous or overbearing.

Many Americans, like you, me and all our friends, simply want to recognize that the v ast majority of America supports our troops. Our idea of showing solidarity and support for our troops with dignity and respect starts this Friday—and continues each and every Friday until the troops all come home, sending a deafening message that every red-blooded American who supports our men and women afar, will wear something blue.

By word of mouth, press, TV—let’s make the United States on every Friday a sea of blue much like a homecoming football game in the bleachers. If every one of us who loves this country will share this with acquaintances, coworkers, friends, and family, it will not be long before t he USA is covered in BLUE and it will let our troops know the once ‘silent’ majority is on their side more than ever, certainly more than the media lets on.

The first thing a soldier says when asked ‘What can we do to make things better for you?’ is ..’We need your support and your prayers.’ Let’s get the word out and lead with class and dignity, by example, and wear something blue every Friday. 5 years ago


flowergirlresumedMe thinks

Inner peace equals world peace… 5 years ago


flowergirlresumedQuote

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. Thich Nhat Hanh 6 years ago


stingsnLet's have operation paradise peace instead of desert storm

using the right operating system6 years ago


MamaKittyPeace is a continuous process

Some more focused activities for September to celebrate the International Day of Peace (September 21)...
I have ordered and look forward to reading The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work and Ideas. And I am particularly excited about receiving Yellow Doors: Poems, by one of our own international peace advocates, Ruth G!

For my personal peace development, I am trying to alter some of my own insecure, self-promoting behaviors. Also, I am working to be more productive for creating an environment of peace in my home.

"Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me."6 years ago

loveinthecuregetting close

6 years ago


flowergirlresumedPeace quote

There never was a good war or a bad peace. Benjamin Franklin 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedQuote for peace

Peace, in the sense of the absence of war, is of little value to someone who is dying of hunger or cold. It will not remove the pain of torture inflicted on a prisoner of conscience. It does not comfort those who have lost their loved ones in floods caused by senseless deforestation in a neighboring country. Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.

The Dalai Lama 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedQuote for peace

One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.

Martin Luther King 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedQuote for peace

I believe that to meet the challenges of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for oneself, one’s own family or nation, but for the benefit of all humankind. Universal responsibility is the key to human survival. It is the best foundation for world peace.

The Dalai Lama 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedQuotes for peace

A smile is the beginning of peace. Mother Teresa 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedPeace

is hard work. It is so easy to just give into extreme emotion, but to actually stand back during trying times and attempt to be consciously peaceful is a lot harder work… 6 years ago


flowergirlresumedPeace

is not just a word, it is also an action… 6 years ago


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