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>> Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Main Entry: 1peace

Pronunciation: \ˈpēs\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English pees, from Anglo-French pes, pees, from Latin pac-, pax; akin to Latin pacisci to agree — more at pact
Date: 12th century
1: a state of tranquility or quiet: as freedom, from civil disturbance b : a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom
2: freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions
3: harmony in personal relations
4a: a state or period of mutual concord between governments b: a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity


"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." Buddha

"Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away." Robert Fulghum

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." Jimi Hendrix

"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children." Mahatma Gandhi

"Man's greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors." Elbert Hubbard

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other." Mother Theresa

Sources for photos above:
Peace Out on Alternative Apparel Women's Basic Burnout tshirt by rctees
Sterling silver international Peace necklace by JustJaynes

clockwise from top left:

Peace Om necklace by dharmacharms

Buddha- 5x5 Fine Art Sepia Photographic Print by ImageNationphotos

WORLD PEACE by youandmegogreen

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE 2-John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band TABLETOP CANDLEHOLDER by RetroRecordArt

2 comments:

rctees July 28, 2010 at 11:19 AM  

Oh Jen I LOVE your message!! and appreciate so much you featuring our Peace Out tee.

Cheers!
♥toni

Julie July 28, 2010 at 2:31 PM  

What a lovely blog post to wake up to today! Thank you for including my photograph! I'm honored!

Cheers,
Julie

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