Sunday, November 03, 2019

Dona Nobis Pacem


Every year, November 4 is the day we blog for peace. This year's special theme: Change Your Climate.

Today we're all so overwhelmed by life, so bombarded by media and messages, that it's easy to allow ourselves to get overheated. To boil over with confusion and fear and worry. When the mercury rises, we get distracted, and our loftier goals can be washed away like a message in the sand.

So today, change your personal climate. Turn down the heat that's firing your resentments. Assume good intentions and respond in kind.

Let's manifest peace beginning with one another. Let's unmake violence and destruction, one heart at a time, starting with our own.

And we must keep at it. Otherwise, just as our coastlines erode, so can any progress we've made toward peace. As an American President said in September 1963, at the height of the Cold War:


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6 comments:

  1. Wise words. Thank you. A lot has changed since 1963, and I have seen it all..........sigh. Hanging onto hope on the West Coast. Smiles.

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  2. Let there be peace on Earth and let it begin with me. :)

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  3. So true... If we all do our best, we can achieve so much!
    Peace to you! 🌎

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  4. What a wonderful post.

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  5. I wish we had that 1963 eloquence again.
    Being consistent with our efforts is the key.
    You always bring a unique perspective to peace day. I love the visual. We'd better catch that peace before it's gone!

    Thank you for blogging for peace.

    Peace and love,
    Mimi

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  6. Your peace globe has been entered into the official gallery @ https://peaceglobegallery.blogspot.com/2020/01/one-gals-musings-peace-globe-10483.html

    Thank you for blogging for peace.
    Your friend,
    Mimi

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