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World Peace Day September 21st

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In honor of World Peace Day, here’s a post from Annette Rochelle Aben with a sweet poem about growing peace and great quotes. Peace can save us.

Annette Rochelle Aben

Established by the United Nations General Assembly, in 1981 The International Day of Peace or as we now know it, World Peace Day, is celebrated each year on September 21st.  Twenty years later, it was designated as “a period of non-violence and cease fire”

Here in 2016, the theme of World Peace Day is: “The Sustainable Development Goals, Building Blocks for Peace”

I am honored to be part of the Poets for Peace project https://thepoetrychannel.wordpress.com/2016/09/18/poets-for-peace-the-finished-collaboration/

The above link will take you to the finished collaboration and some pretty amazing content!  Also, that collaboration is being published in Praxis Magazine online AND it is being archived at Stanford University in their 100,000 Poets for Change collection!.

Here is my contribution to that collection:

Caretaker

The world’s a garden

Plant seeds you wish to see grow

Only peace, grows peace

(c) 2016 Annette Rochelle Aben 

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Christian, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again, available at amazon.com.

14 thoughts on “World Peace Day September 21st

  1. Thank you for sharing the post! Peace be with you! 🙂

  2. We can dream! What i would like to see,

    is one world government…

    hugs & kisses chris

  3. Yes, we can always dream. It’s good to hear from you, Chris. Glad you’re still around. I like your poetry.

  4. I also Embrace PEACE.
    To Live your Life in Peace is one of the Biggest Gifts, we can have in our Lives.

  5. Thank you for sharing this post JoAnn, I had forgotten it was this day today.. Wonderful reblog.. Thank you and Peace and Love to you xx

  6. We are celebrating it at work today. Ironically, it ended up in a brawl with a client *sighs*

  7. We can only do our part to grow peace in our hearts and offer it with a side of love. If some people don’t accept, maybe we plant a seed and move on.

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