6/4/08

Dona Nobis Pacem ~ Grant Us Peace~ A Revolution of Words


Thank you Paula from Six4Paula for designing such a fantastic Peace Globe, you did a wonderful job


I'm excited to join the fourth annual Blogblast For Peace, which began as a simple post by Mimi from Mimi Writes in the fall of 2006. The message Mimi sent in her first post "Dona Nobis Pacem" Latin for "Grant Us Peace" has traveled from blog to blog reaching 35 countries and 46 states, an amazing accomplishment, that makes you feel warm all over. And today, I'll be jumping on this train carrying " A Revolution of Words" with other bloggers throughout the blogosphere. Together we'' ll have our Peace globes posted along with our favorite words about what peace means to each of us individually- Here is the link to Mimi's Official Site for Blogblast For Peaceif you would like more information on this movement or would like to join.

One of my favorite writers, Ralph Waldo Emerson, summed the idea of peace up nicely for me, when he wrote of a way for an individual to contribute to the harmony in the world, he said,

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded."


To leave the earth a better place starts with one person, although when people "Get Together" like we have today, a loving harmony emerges that prepares us to accomplish anything....even peace.




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23 comments:

Karen Jo said...

I love your Peace Globe and the quote by Emerson. Peace to you and all you love.

Odat said...

Peace :-)

Picturing of Life said...

i like ur peace globe also :D

My Peace post in here Thanks

WillThink4Wine said...

I am loving all the Love & Peace music videos today! I'm feeling a lot of Flower Power today!

"I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there."
~Mother Teresa~

Ivanhoe said...

I used song as well. Have a peaceful day and let love rule! :o)

Arv said...

A Silent Prayer For Peace.

catsynth said...

Nice peace globe and comments.
Peace to you, too!

Skittles said...

Wishing you, me, all of us, peace.

Love the song!

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Beautiful Ann. I so love the song. Peace to you my special friend. Big hug and lotsa lovies. :)

Tammy said...

Peace to you and to all the people of the world!

Jeni said...

Great globe and post for peace -especially the video -so beautiful, meaningful and yes, peaceful too.
Peace, today and always.

Raven said...

Lovely post. Peace.

feefifoto said...

From your mouth (blog) to god's ears.

SEO Untuk Blogspot said...

I just hope the earth we live now will be the earth of total peace someday

RennyBA said...

Great to see you on board and what a nice Globe!
Mine is up too :-)
Hello from Norway - peace to you and the one you love!

Bud Weiser, WTIT said...

Peace to you and to those you love! I love Jesse Colin Young. Great choice!

Daisy said...

Peace to you!

Dawn said...

I love your peace globe... Peace Pilgrim is a perfect choice!

Speedcat Hollydale said...

Even though the peace globe day is over ... we can continue the effort in our hearts and in our words and actions.

Great post Ann!

As to your question of the "8" ... I was trying to answer the question you possed in the Tuesday post. You wanted to know if any readers recognized which post a certain line came from(from your archives) ... that was my guess.

Does that make sense? I was too vague in my last comment here ~ sorry. I have a tendency to type on the fly!!

ps ... ODAT has one cool avatar!! Wow! Is that the Jackson 5?

... abc 123 abc - baby you and me girl

Akelamalu said...

Beautiful Globe. Peace to you and yours. :)

Travis said...

Good song choice!

Peace to you and yours!

Princess said...

Yes, we need to "get together and love one another right now" if we want peace on this globe of ours.
Great globe, quote and song.

Mimi Lenox said...

I am making the peace globe rounds and reading all the posts. Thank you for participating. I have had significant trouble getting on your site, it makes my computer freeze up. One day I tried 3 times to leave a comment and could not. Anyway.....hope this goes through. Thank you for blogging for peace and supporting the event.

Peace to you and yours,
Mimi

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