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Posts Tagged ‘B4peace


July 14, 2013

After hearing the verdict in the George Zimmerman case I feel disappointed.  I have a teenage grandson that my daughter and I worry about each and everyday.  He is a fine young man, honor student and athlete.  Loved and respected by everyone.  Labeled as a model for his peers.  Yet any day he can be […]


June 28, 2013

PEACEFUL RELATIONSHIPS   For your enjoyment, here is a checklist of ten things you can do to create peaceful relationships: 1.  Be a cause of your reality, not a victim! 2. Have self-love and self-worth within self and with God! The only way to have peaceful relationships is first to be right with yourself. 3. […]


June 9, 2013

PRAYING PEACE LIKE A RIVER  FALLS FRESH ON YOU TODAY, TOMORROW AND ALWAYS Praying peace like a flowing river runs through your life and falls fresh on your everyday activities. Photos taken at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See Where’s my backpack? for more peaceful entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!


May 13, 2013

When I think of the art of peace, I immediately think of the peace that comes in the glowing sunrise or the dimming of the light at sunset.  They bring me excitement for the approaching day and contentment and satisfaction at the end of it.  What brings me the most peace, is time I spend each […]


April 8, 2013

This is my first travel adventure of 2013 with my favorite tour company, Lenzner Tour and Travel. It is also Series One of the War Memorials in Washington, D.C.  Tomorrow  I will post a visit to The Marine Corps War Memorial. There is continued talk on television news stations and written reports in newspapers and on […]


April 1, 2013

This month’s bloggers for peace challenge will focus on children.  How do we raise children to be peaceful? What do children need to know about peace? How do we teach them what peace means? I found these “Ten Commandments for Parents”, excellent for creating peace in the family. “Train up a child in the way […]


March 9, 2013

I commit myself to the power of forgiveness. It releases me from bitterness shame hurt and guilt. I am no longer under the bondage of others, who held me captive by their hurtful words and actions. I acknowledge the truth that I am fearfully and wonderfully made. I am the son/daughter of a King. My […]


February 26, 2013

Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury,pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not […]


February 23, 2013

KEY TO PEACE      Who is the best cared for in every household?  Is it not the little children?  And does not the least of all, the helpless baby, receive the largest share?  We all know that the baby toils not, neither does it spin; and yet it is fed, and clothed, and loved, […]

tagged “D” for DOORS

January 22, 2013

OPEN WIDE AND LET US IN   When we open all the doors that divide us by Culture Religion Sex And race We will truly find Peace and security Joy and happiness In its’ place.   When we are open And fully care We receive the best There is to share.   Growing up in […]