AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Dona Nobis Pacem


Peace globe designed by Gemma Wiseman for BlogBlast for Peace, a wonderful international movement for peace run by Mimi Lenox.
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Peace is a light
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Peace is a light
Breaking any darkness
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Peace is inner happiness
Driving the meaning of life
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A symbol of inner peace
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Peace nourishes the body
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Peace nurtures the soul
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Designed by Gemma Wiseman
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25 comments:

RuneE said...

Who could deny that P is the most important word starting with P?

Sweet Repose said...

I love it...wish I could get a bumper stick with those words, now that I will be removing the 'Bush Bin Lyin' stickers off my truck...America grew up last night...and we are more hopeful for peace than ever.

Beautiful Gemma...

sharon

Dragonheart and Merlin said...

Wonderful peace globe! We are purring for peace.

Hootin' Anni said...

I love how you have "peace is mass construction" on your globe!!

Come on over, and read my impressions of peace if you can find time today.

Michelle said...

Very clever quote!

:-)

Cat Naps in Italy said...

Happy peace day to you! Sending a big hug and lots of peace to you from Italy!
Opus and his human

Gandalf and Grayson said...

Love that Peace is the weapon of Mass Construction! We are Purring and Purring for Peace!

Carver said...

Beautiful peace globe and I love the images and text in this post. Dona Nobis Pacem.

bintang said...

Peace and harmony get together on this post..

lissa said...

Peace is the weapon of Mass Construction - that is such a wonderful idea, your messages are beautifully put

jennifer said...

WONDERFUL quote on your Peace Globe. Peace to you today and always.

storyteller said...

Wonderful message on your Peace Globe! Lovely images, poetry, and reflections too. Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that ‘Peace is in every step’ … a choice in every instant no matter what’s happening around or within us. As each of us blogs for peace today, we join our minds and hearts together to create this reality in our world.
Hugs and blessings,

April said...

Thank you for your wonderful peace images. Enjoy the day!

Ivanhoe said...

Love the saying on your globe!
Peace and love to you from Ohio :o)

Lux said...

What a lovely post & quote!

Peace wishes to you, my friend. :)

Luxie & family

FickleMinded said...

peace to you and to your whole family.
thanks for stopping by. :)

Travis said...

Peace to you and yours!

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Beautiful Blog Blast for Peace!
Sending *Peace*Love*Light* to ALL!!

Ralph said...

That is a beautiful globe. But not just in style, but in meaning. Hate abounds, peace needs to be nurtured to grow and affect those who need it most. Peace is in our hearts, and as you say, let's build on it every day. Many will appreciate it...

Napaboaniya said...

Peace is the weapon of mass construction. How true.
Wishing you peace :)

Raven said...

Lovely post. I like that "mass construction" idea. Well done. Peace.

Dianne said...

the images are all so serene and beautiful!

Mimi Lenox said...

I got goosebumps reading this post. The purplish image with the statue is incredible. I will definitely include it in the peace globe gallery.

We all lit a candle yesterday.
It burns brightly still today.

Peace to you and yours,
Mimi

Julie said...

So true....so very true

May the spirit of peace take over.

Julia Smith said...

It's a few days past the Blogblast, but there are so many peace globes still to see. Yours is a favorite!

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