Dana Mrkich – Peace Day – 21 September 2014

Dana Colour Pic NewHappy International Day of Peace all!I remember years ago first watching Jeremy Gilley’s documentary Peace One Day as he went about trying to get world leader support so that the UN could officially make Sep 21 an international day of global ceasefire and non-violence – which they finally did. His documentaries are very moving and emotional and worth viewing.

Today thousands of peace events are being held all around the world which is wonderful. Ultimately though peace isn’t an event, it’s a decision we can all choose to make moment by moment. It isn’t always easy for any of us. Life can be stressful, causing us to fly off the handle at any given moment be it toward our family, via road rage or throwing missiles into another country. 

So today, if not every day, let’s try to be a bit more mindful of peace when we feel ourselves having a moment. We are all a member of a 7billion plus society. Every one of us is a piece of the 7 billion plus jigsaw, so every one of us has a part to play in doing our bit for the global intention for peace. 

Have a lovely day x

 
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