BlogBlast for Peace

For me peace is not an absence of strife…it is finding a place inside of you where there is calm in the midst of the storm.

I live in a place where I’ve had to live with the sound of gunfire. Where the slightest rumble (even if it was thunder) was enough to send one scampering under a bed or table for shelter.

I wish we lived in a world where people will not have to suffer injustice; where angry youths and children will not have to take to the streets with arms to fight for what should rightfully have been theirs.

A world without guns and violence seems Utopian, but we need to strive for an ideal regardless of how unattainable it seems. To the Wright Brothers, ‘unattainable’ was the only ideal worth striving for.

When will this picture be nothing more than a costume and not the symbol of fear and terror that is has become?

15 thoughts on “BlogBlast for Peace

  1. Powerful post. I hope that the days when gunfire is part of your life are soon a distant memory and that the world finds a way to love peace more than we dread war, that we find a way to love each other. I don’t understand why we aren’t there already. Peace.

  2. Hi Sharon,

    Yes; we must always keep some hope for Peace.Each of us can at least do a little tiny effort towards this goal.

    Peace to you and all who come to your blog.

  3. Very good entry for a very special day, Sharon.

    Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Ps. 34:14

    ~Thanks. God bless you~

  4. Powerful post.
    Thank you.

    ~Thank you Mimi for giving us the opportunity to blog about this. May you experience peace in every aspect of your life.~

  5. I wish that there were no more places where some felt that the answer to all things was violence.

    Peace to you and yours.

    ~I sincerely believe that we will achieve peace someday. Thanks for the Visit.~

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