Welcome to BlogBlast For Peace - The Fifth Launch! Dona Nobis Pacem in the blogosphere is upon us again. These three Latin words which literally translate "Grant Us Peace" have become a mantra for an incredible dialogue and exchange of ideas that happens twice a year. It has also become my hope that the simple words we find scrawled on the face of our peace globes and blogs sink heavily into our hearts and collective consciousness to infuse and ignite us, as a people with a voice for change and a vision for peace. And then, one day soon, they will spill over into new territories, stepping off the blog page alone and inspire us to action in our homes and communities. It's already happening.
Dona nobis pacem is not just for the blog galaxy - it's for my everyday life - and an ever present part of the evolution of change I hear in my own personal mantra of choices and beliefs.
In November 2008 let's continue the revolution and begin an evolution....
one in which the power of our words manifests intrinsic change and expands our compassion for and understanding of people everywhere,
dictates a respect for diversity,
and calls me - and my neighbors -
to a place of peace.
If words are powerful....then this matters.
The History: The Peace Globe project began in the fall of 2006 with a simple post from this blog. The post ignited a flame in the blogosphere. The flame became a passion. The passion became a movement. It amazingly traveled from blog to blog across the globe until it has now reached 38 countries nearly every state.
BlogBlast For Peace #2 June 2007
It happened on my blog. It happened on your blog. It happened all over the world. It is positively inspiring to watch. The simplicity of three Latin words on a globe and bloggers writing amazing articles on what peace means to them.
Simple. And powerful.
will blog for peace.
We will speak with one voice. One subject. One day.
Here's how to do it in 4 easy steps!
- Choose one of the four Peace Globe designs shown below. Right CLICK and SAVE in JPG format.
- Sign the globe using Paint, Photoshop or a similar graphics tool. Decorate the globe anyway you wish. You can even include the name of your blog. Click here for hundreds of inspiring examples from previous BlogBlasts.
- Return the peace globe to me via email ~ mimiwrites2005 at yahoo.com and sign the Mr. Linky below. Let me know your blog's name and url by leaving a comment here. Your submission will be numbered and dated in the official gallery . Your globe and post will be listed on the Official BlogBlast For Peace website and The Peace Globe Posts page.
- On November 6, 2008 DISPLAY YOUR GLOBE IN A POST. Title your post "Dona Nobis Pacem" - Latin for "Grant Us Peace". This is important. The goal is for all blog post titles to say the same thing on the same day. Write about peace that day or simply fly your globe. Click here for examples of peace globe posts from previous BlogBlasts.
If I believe that words are powerful......then this matters.
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