Peace is not just a Word

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Peace is not a word but an action

That doesn’t mean that we all have to fight on the barricades or that we all have to be involved in the Middle East conflict. Not at all

But first we have to sort out. which for a Swede is a confusing concept. Namely the word Peace. In English it means both;

1. Peace within (Swedish Frid)

2. Peace = absence of war (Swedish Fred)

(In Swedish it is just one vocal that differ those two. Very interesting , linguistically)

Here on iPeace it is most about peace within. But is that so wrong? No of course not since that peace is a big part of the source of Peace = absence of war.

These two concepts are very connected but it is a bit confusing with the same name. For two different things. no matter how associated they are psychologically.

Many misunderstandings comes from this confusion

When I say that Peace is not a word but an action I first of all think about Peace=absence of war. Peace within is a bit on the contrary. Here it is very much about words. To talk, to listen, to comfort, to support and to try to help with heeling in different ways. That can be done even on the Net. But even here you have to be active in your listening and in your caring

That is much what this network have been doing. That is great.

Peace = absence of war, you can not create in front of a computer, no matter how many blog-posts, groups or even whole networks you write about the Middle East conflict, Dalia Lama, Gandhi etc.
We say “Amen” to it all. That’s all that happens. We all think the same here. Who are you trying to convince

For this Peace, you have to be on the barricades , as politicians or as a peace workers on place, helping people. Changing attitudes is a really great instrument too , but no use in a forum where everyone thinks the same. Then you have to go out and meet people in the reality. Those whose lives have given them a totally different opinion, about right and wrong.
They are not here. It demands much actions to reach those

So what is there concretely to do with a peace network.?

First of all stop believing in your mantra; Love, Blessings and Peace. Those words have nowhere created peace and never will. Not peace within and not peace=absence of war . These words are just to make you feel good yourselves

But it is so much we can do. Keep an open attitude, so not only those who have found salvation,can come here and dare to stay. Listen to those who do not feel so good and do not use; Be happy, that‘s a slap in the face for those with an acing soul.

So “really” being here for each other make us in a way to peacemakers. Even if we all have to leave the computer to really contribute: We have to do something concrete in our society. Everyone, who has contributed to a happy childhood, for someone, for example, is a true peacemaker in my eyes

So Peace is not a word , but an action. That goes for both meanings of the word Peace.

So much more to say, but I’m looking forward to a discussion and I can say it there.
But that‘s the problem. There are no discussions nowhere on the net.
There are just Blessings, Wishes, Greetings and the outworn word Love.

How will we ever be capable to change anything?


Two days later.


It may seem as if I’m a pragmatic social worker, who sees life in just black or white , whiteout any more dimensions :)

Nothing is more wrong.

I believe in the power of thoughts

I‘m sure that we are all One. All twisted together in the web of universe

I believe that new discoveries are just rediscoveries of old wisdom

I believe we have a common collective unconscious, the roots of our beings

I believe their is a meaning behind it all

I believe in a cosmic intelligence ,where nothing was created by chance, where we all were meant to be and where we all had a purpose


But I also believe that I came to this earth to do something concrete with the life I was given. To make a different in someone’s reality, since after all it is here we live and work. No matter what my philosophical, new physics, mysticism and all the other interesting theories tells me.

I will develop these thoughts in another discussion…

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Comment by Leah D (Pixie) on December 10, 2011 at 7:35pm

Comment by gilbert defruyt on December 9, 2011 at 10:50pm

13 families(royalties!!) and the supperrich peopel are ALL  members of free-mas-sons groups

they plan ALL wars crissis and ciberwars

Next neutrone bomb war in Iran and a new ciberwar(destoy all chips)is planned

70% of all multinational,banks,presidents,news and films are in the clauws of a secred gouverment

only by nonviolence ,but ALL TOGETHER  we can winn

We must tell these truth everyday to everyone;TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAINS

pray for ower biggest ennemies::Forgive them my Lord,they don"t know what they do



Comment by Leah D (Pixie) on December 9, 2011 at 3:45pm

Oh I just saw your comment about doc say have to stop smoking..I so understand! I have not quit totally but for almost 2 years now I only smoke about 5 ciggies a day,by not smoking in the house. I do smoke a little more in warm weather,but still only about 7 at stressful times & during warmer weather. Fingers crossed for you to quit,start by cutting back,if you can as I did. Hardest time for me is when I talk on phone & out around other smokers..since your comment was from October,perhaps you already have either slowed down on how many u smoke? or even quit by now? Your health is more  important than those ciggies are!!!

Hugs ya'

Comment by Leah D (Pixie) on December 9, 2011 at 3:39pm I know where to find you my dear friend Gunilla! have missed you & your words very much!

Big hugs,smiles and ..

Happy Holidays to you too..and Everyone else also..

Comment by gunilla caisson on December 8, 2011 at 11:29pm

Hallo my friends *smile* If you wonder where I am I have my blog here

And I myself you find on Twitter @guncai ;) Hope to see you there next year. Till then big hug and Merry Christmas *smile*

Comment by Rev. Joseph Verrett (EagleBear) on October 15, 2011 at 10:46pm
Just awesome....ty EagleBear
Comment by gunilla caisson on October 15, 2011 at 10:17pm
Hallo Leah ang Gopi. The doctor told me today that i have to leave my oldest friend "my cigarett" to avoid an oxigen mask, Plese keep your finger crossed my friends *smile' Will I ever succesd to stop smoking?
Comment by Leah D (Pixie) on October 11, 2011 at 8:30pm

Is  so lovely see /read your words again Dear Gunilla, oh how I have missed YOU *smiles* my friend with hugs..


Comment by GOPI KANTA GHOSH on October 11, 2011 at 2:10pm
Comment by gunilla caisson on October 11, 2011 at 1:33pm


Welcome  new members to this group *smile*

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. (Peace Pilgrims quotes)


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