For many of us, war is clearly not the answer. Let’s try peace.
For inspiration, we can draw on John Lennon’s beautiful song and vision for a world united in peace, Imagine.
As part of my commitment to peace, bloggers for peace, and the truth of who I am, I dedicate this post to peace.
Imagine the impact we could make if every day the internet was awash in creativity, beauty, energy, emotion, and positive vibrations about Peace. ~ B4Peace
I’d like to help create an energy of peace for Syria and the Middle East. As much as I understand and even admire people willing to protest the wrongs of wars, governments and injustice, I don’t believe it creates the right conditions for peace. To create peace, we must send out the energy of peace in our thoughts, feelings, and actions.
I’m committing to daily time spent in quiet, contemplating peace. I will be sending out the energy of peace and love to our world leaders, leaders in the middle east, and the people of Syria.
For any skeptics or science types, the Institute of Heart Math has many studies proving the power of what they call “heart coherence.” As mystics have known for centuries and science is now proving, we are all connected and the power of love and positive energies can transform, even at at distance.
For inspiration, I leave you with this poem called Ode to Peace.
Ode to Peace
Say goodbye dear friend
We have journeyed many a mile together
It’s time to retire the stars and stripes
The wars, dominance and control
Bring out the new clothes
United in peace and love
Dedicated to one world, one family, one planet
War no more
Reign in our conflicts
Pause, inhale peace and extend love
All conflicts are calls for love
Let’s shower the people with love
Imagine peace my friends
Peace as a cause is back and it’s about time!
I know no one is going to tell me they ever gave up on the cause or that it became unpopular but I haven’t seen this level of peace activism since flower power gave way to disco fever.
Being for peace is being for many things. As Eddie Vedder said when introducing Imagine: “Well, so anti war make you pro many things. Pro peace, pro human, pro evolution, Makes you pro communication, pro diplomacy, pro love, pro understanding, pro forgiveness. You know some people don’t understand how you can be pro soldier. If you are anti war your pro soldier because you don’t want the soldier to be put in harms way.”
To quote from his post, Imagine That — I’m Still Anti-War, on the Pearl Jam website: “We are such a remarkable species. Capable of creating beauty. Capable…
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