I have been watching the articles and the comments fly about the fact that President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize. There are many people who are skeptical about it and think he was awarded it undeservedly so. What I think many of the critics don’t understand is that this is actually one of the trademarks of the Nobel Peace Prize. That is, if you look over the Nobel Peace Prize and who it has been awarded to – it has a… Continue
I've just created PeaceArt video as a tribute to ALL you wonderful iPeace artists. Although the video feature mostly graphic art that was created by you and posted in iPeace, I cherish all of iPeace artists. Writers, poets, painters, movie people, musician and the rest, you are making every day the fabric of which iPeace is made of.
One of the best preserved copies of The Book of the Dead (known to the ancient Egyptians as prt m hrw 'Coming Forth by Day') comes from 'The Papyrus of Ani', written in 1240 BC. This The Papyrus of Ani version of the book is filled with beautiful pictures of Ani and his wife as they travel through the land of the dead, and to the Halls of Ma'ati and beyond.… Continue
DOVES OF PEACE.
One of the most recognised symbols of peace is the dove.
Its origins are from the story of Noah and the Ark.
When the rains that flooded the earth stopped pouring
down, Noah sent out various birds to see if they would
bring back any sign of land to his boat.
He was anxious to begin life again on dry pasturage.
One dove eventually returned carrying an olive branch.
Unfortunately, as stress accumulates our own health and fitness goals are often sidelined. We again place what we desire and want for ourselves back on the shelf, because our lives become over stimulated with other obligations. Beating stress is a difficult task, but we have the power and control to survive the holidays and the end of the year frenzy by making just a few changes in our own habits and ways of thinking.
Stress is defined as anything that stimulates you and increases… Continue
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called for a major international effort to improve the life of women and girls everywhere, focusing on education, health, economic opportunity, the elimination of sexual violence, and giving women and girls a voice.
Violence against women and girls has been long ignored by male historians, theologians, educators, the press, and political… Continue
This mosque is hard to be noticed since it is located next to one of the greatest and most influential mosques of Egypt, the Azhar Mosque. However, paying attention to its design, the Mosque of Abu El Dahab is a unique model of the Ottoman architecture. Moreover, the builder of the mosque has a rather exciting story.
The builder of the mosque is the Amir… Continue
have waited a while before presenting myself; wanted to take in the atmosphere on iPeace. It was a surprise, to land on these pages right in the middle of a fiery discussion on President Obama's Nobel Award.
Pro's and contra's battled passionately, it was… Continue
Well it's been an exciting year of travelling around the world, helping Fierce Light shine. The responses have been so tremendous, and moving. Every audience is different, but again and again people are deeply moved by the film. Last weekend I was in Charleston, at the Sophia Institute. On Friday night the packed screening at the American Theater offered up a standing ovation. The next day, the SHINE YOUR FIERCE LIGHT workshop was charged with energy and compassion. The insitute has been host… Continue
Dear Friend of Vicenza and Peace, loving citizen of the world,
There is one more chance left to stop the construction of the new Dal Molin military Base, 1.5 kms away from the throbbing heart of a town belonging to UNESCO Heritage Sites.
The way of International Right.
This chance, which we have… Continue
NOTE - Oct 2, 2009 The story group has gone through changes. They say that changes are positive. The best change I can imagine is that YOU write a story on the group! Why? Read below and then decide if you feel my initial reason for starting this group is valid.....I think you just may see that it is. Hope so!
Click on some of the previous pages at the bottom of the 15,000 Stories page. It will be worth the click! The…Continue
CHALK4PEACE is the global chalk art event/movement that is happening
in more than 400 locations on five continents...some 50+ sites worldwide will
chalking it up this weekend alone 19-21/09...please visit http://chalk4peace.blogspot.com
to find the CHALK4PEACE event nearest to you...
Join us... draw your own conclusions...
CHALK4PEACE, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non profit organization.
Contributions are tax… Continue
The Living Peace of Ojai held its amazing festival celebrating the International Day of Peace today and more than 500 people attended the event in Libbey Park where they made masks of All Creatures, worked with Flutes Across the World, experienced the practice of Council & the Tent of Reconciliation with a variety of world music, a reading of the Lorax, & dance. CHALK4PEACE covered the fountain plaza. It was a magnificent program and LivingPeaceofOjai.org is to be congratulated for… Continue
Added by John Aaron on September 20, 2009 at 10:10am —