Peace is not just a Word

No... it is action on different levels

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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 gunilla caisson on October 11, 2011 at 1:16pm


We do not remember days; we remember moments ~ M. F. Barber

- Those that we later added up, to a whole life *smile*

Comment by Nagaraja Magonahalli on June 26, 2011 at 6:55am
Let the World Peace start from Peace of Mind from every individual living on this Earth.
Comment by gunilla caisson on June 23, 2011 at 11:59pm

Welcome  MdShafiqM


Sorry that I cannot add a picture. Something is wrong.

But I hope you feel welcome anyway *smile* 

And Thanks for the comment

Comment by gunilla caisson on June 6, 2011 at 2:33pm


Welcome Abed Malhas and Sohiniben Shukla


Intresting thing you brought up here Abed.

 Yeah why shouldn't it be  a Nobel Prize for children. Since we all know that Peace starts from there. With a happy trustful childhood.

Wish you both a happy summer or whatever season you have where you live. I also send you some Swedish summerlight *smile*

Comment by ABED MALHAS on May 26, 2011 at 1:00am

Nobel Prize 4 Children;

The addition of children to Nobel; It will take a moment of your time but will impact for a lifetime; please send Emails to;; to include NOBEL PRIZE 4 CHILDREN; Imagine the great positive effect- to all World children-student-university-education- culture-innovation-education outlet-industry-media-etc.  & all humanity; let us all join to bring this beautiful concept to reality; CASA ( 9680  Member / 155 Country & growing ); Imagine a million child  from UR country or globally; 2 send  emails in one day ( they will be at Guinness World records; Please in any event U do try 2 have an internet corner 4 people 2 debate & send   emails 2 Nobel committee supporting the idea of - NOBEL PRIZE 4 CHILDREN;

Comment by gunilla caisson on May 20, 2011 at 12:47am


Welcome Estivalis

To join us in this group.

And I'm sorry my  Welcome came so late. Hope you forgive me*smile*

Comment by gunilla caisson on February 14, 2011 at 9:41pm


Thank You Jussara and Maria  for prayers and for greeting.


I wish you both a Happy Vallentine. In Sweden we call it "All Hearts' Day"

We do not really celebrate it, but  my daughter came with a flower to me today ;)

Comment by gunilla caisson on February 13, 2011 at 1:49pm


Welcome  Liz Vatcher

To join us in this group. Hope  you will find something that interest you. Around which you will share Your thoughts and opinions.

So glad to see some new faces in old groups ;)

Comment by gunilla caisson on February 13, 2011 at 1:08pm

Nice to see you Gopi. It was  a long time since I heard something from you.

Hope that 2011 will be a good year for you *smile*

Comment by gunilla caisson on February 13, 2011 at 1:05pm

Thank You  Jussara for your beautiful poem.


Hope that life is still good to you  my freind .*smile*


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