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Dona Nobis Pacem – BlogBlast For Peace

Posted by cotojo on November 6, 2007

Have you joined the Global BlogBlast for Peace?  It’s on Wednesday November 7th so you still have time to join in.

Head on over to Mimi Lennox at Mimi Writes, pick up a globe and decorate it in any way you like and then email it to her.

All instructions can be found on the site.

There is a very troubled world again, with so many lives being lost…..in the name of peace? 

This Sunday in the UK at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we remember not only those who made the ultimate sacrifice during WWI and WWII, but also the many servicemen, servicewomen and many others who have lost their lives since in the name of peace.

Have the world leaders learnt nothing from the past?  Acts of terrorism and acts of aggression have gained nothing and only lead to greater loss of life.  Many families are affected globally by these acts, for each casualty is a son, daughter, brother, sister, father, mother and the loss to their family is immense and leaves a wound that can never heal.

When will our leaders learn that aggression has gained nothing since 1945?  They still continue to abuse their positions and send many people to war in the knowledge that casualties will be high…..but they don’t care, for these people are but numbers and soon become forgotten, but their families and friends can never forget.

Join the BlogBlast for Peace and let YOUR voice be heard.

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22 Responses to “Dona Nobis Pacem – BlogBlast For Peace”

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  3. […] Thank you to Colin for reminding me about this via his post at Dona Nobis Pacem – BlogBlast For Peace […]

  4. cotojo said

    Annelisa – Thank you so much for your visit and comment 🙂

    Have a good weekend.

    Colin

  5. Annelisa said

    So true – good post!

  6. cotojo said

    Billy – Thanks for dropping by it’s always a pleasure to see you here 🙂

    Catch you later

    Colin

  7. Excellent Post Colin*

    thx fer poppin’ by Brother*

    ;))

    Peace*

  8. cotojo said

    Jos – Thank you so much for your kind comment 🙂

    I only learnt about it late on Monday so it was a rush Tuesday to get it posted!!

    Hopefully, it will be a big hit in the blogosphere, and the politicians could learn a few things about what the people really think on a global basis.

    Peace to all

    Colin

  9. Jos said

    Fantastic post, Colin! Really well done!
    I didn’t have a globe, but I did write a post about it.
    Peace – “war is over if you want it!”

  10. cotojo said

    Mimi – Thank you for your visit and comment.

    It should be a wonderful day in the blogosphere and I’m very happy to participate in such a wonderful thing 🙂

    Peace to all

    Colin

  11. cotojo said

    Kim – As you say, the sacrifices were insurmountable and still are.

    My parents families were relatively lucky, although many of them served during WWII and some were wounded, they all returned. For myself, I shall be remembering friends that I served with in the 70’s who were victims of conflict.

    I was late catching the pease globe, I learnt of it on Monday night and posted it Tuesday, hope you catch it too 🙂

    Colin

  12. Mimi Lenox said

    Wonderful post. Thanks for joining with us. It’s going to be a beautiful day in the blogosphere. Your globe is really beautiful! Peace to you and yours.

    Mimi Lenox

  13. laketrees said

    ps it’s the 7th November here already Colin…but I ‘ll see if I can catch the peace globe….

  14. laketrees said

    ah yes we have Remembrance Day over here too…..my Great Grandmother on my Father’s side lost her husband and 3 sons….my Grandfather (the second youngest son) was brought home at her request on compassionate leave….the sacrifices were insurmountable and still are !!!!

  15. cotojo said

    Jess – Thanks for dropping by and commenting, always good to see you 🙂

    I’ll pop over and check out tag, should be fun 🙂

    Colin

  16. Jess said

    Good cause Colin. By the way, I tagged you to a meme and you can read about it in my blog. Hope you participate.

  17. cotojo said

    Sandy – Thank you so much 🙂

    I’m sure this will have quite a following of bloggers 🙂

    Colin

  18. Sounds like a good plan! I’ll give it a go!

  19. cotojo said

    Sandee – The more the merrier 🙂

    Peace to you too

    Colin

  20. comedyplus said

    I’ll be there. Peace. 🙂

  21. cotojo said

    Lisa – Thank you 🙂

    It is a good cause and one which I chanced upon late on Monday so posted it up today 🙂

    Colin

  22. Sophiagurl said

    Very thought-provoking post my friend. This is a good cause. =)Will join.

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