Friday, July 29, 2011

Four Rules

Four Rules for Living a Life of Mindfulness and Peace

With thanks to Micki Fine at Mindful Living.
  1. Show up
  2. Pay attention
  3. Tell the truth without blame or judgment
  4. Be open to outcome not attached to outcome

100 Reasons Why I Blog for Peace

You can blog for peace too by visiting Mimi Lenox's BlogBlast  For Peace. Use one of her beautiful templates to create your very own Avatar of Peace - or design one of your own! Then join our worldwide collective of Peace Bloggers on November 4, 2011 and blog your thoughts on peace. But, why wait? Start blogging now, and make the world a little more peaceful each and every day, one reason at a time.

100 Reasons to Blog4Peace

Reason #100 - because someone must stand in the face of unreasoning hatred and say "stop".

Reason #99 - so that my time on our planet matters.

Reason #98 - for my children and for children all over the world.

Reason #97 - to find a small quiet place within myself where I can find healing.

Reason #96 - because it's the right thing to do.

Reason #95 - to send out a ripple of hope.

Reason #94 - for the benefit high blood pressure everywhere.

Reason #93 - because force is the tool of violence and words are the tool of peace.

Reason #92 - because my podium is my blog and it does no good if I am quiet.

Reason #91 - so that soldiers may one day live in peace at home.

Reason #90 - because life is too short to spend a moment on hate.

Reason #89 - to give encouragement to others.

Reason #88 - to cool off a world on fire with rage.

Reason #87 - to become more mindful of the presence of peace.

Reason #86 - because a single voice matters.

Reason #85 - because someone must simply declare world peace.

Reason #84 - to help put a shattered world back together.

Reason #83 - so that children can grow up in peace.

Reason #82 - for my sanity and the sanity of the world.

Reason #81 - to make a difference.

Reason #80 - because hurting others is wrong.

Reason #79 - one person at a time really works.

Reason #78 - to collect my peaceful thoughts and learn to verbalize them more effectively.

Reason #77 - to collect all the pieces and use them to create peace.

Reason #76 - to remind me that anger does not bring peace.

Reason #75 - because when I stand for peace, I am part of the solution.

Reason #74 - because it makes me confront my fears for our world.

Reason #73 - to right wrongs.

Reason #72 - because if violence perpetuates itself, so can peace.

Reason #71 - to extend a hand in friendship.

Reason #70 - because the seriousness nature of the world's problems should not be ignored.

Reason #69 - because it really does give me a way to feel as if I matter.

Reason #68 - the planet is worth it.

Reason #67 - so I can unclench my brow.

Reason #66 - to fight hate.

Reason #65 - to give hope.
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