Inspiration struck today in the form of memories; stirred by the sight of a single engine plane accidentally crashing into a New York building and further cemented by yet another news story on North Korea's testing of nuclear weapons.
Reality has been harsh today, to say the least.
What can we do?
It started me thinking.
Imagine a day like this.......
You turn on your computer, crank up Blogger or Typepad or Wordpress and you realize that something is very strange.
Someone or something is playing a huge cosmic joke.
Wouldn't it be AWESOME if on one particular day......
All bloggers everywhere signed their blog name across a globe and all posted the SAME POST on the SAME DAY......
.....every person who clicked through the blogosphere saw hundreds -even thousands- of posts that said the SAME THING?
........every post on November 7, 2006 was simply titled "Dona Nobis Pacem" with a picture of our big beautiful world in the body of the post with each blogger's name screaming a great big GRANT US PEACE?
The Peace Globe.
-A world that Rhys from A World of Bloggers has already envisioned as intertwined
-A -A world that Lizza and Irene take the time to share with us through pictures and beautiful sentiments.
-A world that Frank saw as having grand artistic potential and merit by inviting people to swipe their blog souls in crayon on a wall
A world that so many of us have already begun to realize is smaller than we ever imagined.
When something catastrophic happens in your neighborhood, I, as your blogger friend and colleague, can draw your hurt a little closer to my own understanding.
Politics, religion, rhetoric and rant make no difference to me in the
We are comrades in community.
A mouse click away from visiting a friend, sharing a cup of coffee over a good read, debating, learning, growing.
Can we effect change by sending a silly graphic around the globe with childlike scribblings and paint-by-number glee?
Will it really matter?
If you'd like to help me get the word out, please email. Or simply link this post on your site, in your emails, mention it in your comments. Tell people to save the blank picture above (right-click, save, open in a photo editing program to write or draw on) and simply post it as their daily post on November 7, 2006.
(I'm more than a little excited about this. Can you tell?)
The literal translation of Dona Nobis Pacem from Latin to English is
**Go HERE for launch #7 of BlogBlast For Peace ~November 4, 2010**