Thursday, November 5, 2009

Dona Nobis Pacem:Grant Us Peace

November 5, 2009
Bloggers from all across the globe will blog for peace.
We will speak with one voice.
One subject.
One day.

I hope you will listen to the music and think about the words.
"Let there be peace on earth
And let it begin with me
Let there be peace on earth
The peace that was meant to be.
With God as our father
Brothers all are we
Let me walk with my brother
In perfect harmony.
Let peace begin with me
Let this be the moment now.
With every step I take
Let this be my solemn vow.
To take each moment
And live each moment
With peace eternally.
Let there be peace on earth,
And let it begin with me."

For Lily and Lucy - Grammy Loves You!

34 comments:

quilly said...

I love this song. And the only way there ever will be peace on earth is with God as our father.

Oh! The song switches to something else in the middle! Did you know?

Carletta said...

YES QUILLY, IT CUTS OFF THE LAST VERSE - SOMETHING BEYOND MY CONTROL. HOWEVER, THE NEXT SONG IS HYMN OF HOPE AND EQUALLY AS APPROPRIATE.
SORRY EVERYONE BUT I THINK AND HOPE THE MESSAGE I WANTED TO GIVE STILL COMES ACROSS.

Gattina said...

Peace and love ! I think no god of whatever religion wants war ! It's the man who pretends they fight for god !

Carver said...

Carletta what a beautiful globe with your beautiful grandchildren. The song is also perfect. Peace to you and yours, Carver

Nessa said...

Beautiful grandchildren.

Dona Nobis Pacem & Thursday Thirteen

secret agent woman said...

I remember singing this song in girl scouts. It still rings true. Peace to you.

ROSIDAH said...

Dona Nobis Pacem. Beautiful grandchildren, Carletta! I think it is one of the greatest reasons why peace should be spread all over the world. I love the lyrics of this song. I so agree to Gattina's comment. Have a peaceful week, my dear friend :)

Maggie May said...

Great post!
Peace, friend!

mark's tails said...

Beautiful Peace Globe!

Babs-beetle said...

I couldn't find a link to the music but the words are enough. Lovely peace globe.

JunieRose2005 said...

Beautiful song and message...and beautiful babies, too!

Hugs)


Junie

storyteller said...

Just perfect ;-)
This song is one of my all time favorites and it's message is 'right on' in my thinking. Peace begins within and extends itself as we interact lovingly with others! Thanks so much for visiting all 4 of my Peace Posts and here's wishing YOU and yours peace in each moment.
Hugs and blessings,
Happily Retired Gal

"Nothing is so strong as gentleness; nothing so gentle as real strength." St Francis de Sales

Anndi said...

It's taken me a long time to make my way back round the bend... and such beautiful faces and words were here waiting.

May His Peace be with you, and those you love... indeed, may it be with us all.

Bond said...

Thank you for participating in the BlogBlast For PEACE!

And it is for the children indeed

VinnyBond

Marilyn said...

Lovely globe and a lovely song.

Peace to you and yours.

kaye said...

I love that song, and I love your flag.

Akelamalu said...

Lovely post and beautiful Peace Globe!

Peace to you and yours and thankyou for visiting me on this special day. :)

Raven said...

I love this song. Lovely post. Your grandbabies are beautiful and deserve - as do we all - a world full of love and peace where we all work for the happiness of all. May it come to pass in their life times.

Robin said...

Yes, the very best reasons of all.

Let it begin with all of us, and let it be today.

Dianne said...

Lily and Lucy are beautiful

Peace Grammy

Adelle Laudan said...

A great song and a great dream for our children, our grandchildren and the next generations to come. Peace to you and yours.

jennifer said...

Your peace globe is precious! Those are the sweetest faces - yes, for them. Peace for them.

quilly said...

Peace for the children of the world would be a wonderful thing. That is what the children's ministries I participate in are all about.

I love the song and was singing along when the tune suddenly changed. It startled me. Your message does still come across loud and clear. I am sorry if my comment was inappropriate.

maryt/theteach said...

That is my favorite song - St. Francis's prayer for Peace put to music! Thanks for commenting at my peace post! Yes, For Lily and Lucy and everyone! :)

maryt/theteach said...

Ya know Carletta, That's not St. Francis's Prayer... but it's a lovely song even so.

George said...

What a beautiful post. The music and the words speak so much of what we need (especially as I write this after hearing about what happened at Fort Hood). Thank you.

Travis said...

For the children...if we teach them well and show them the example, they will carry us to peace.

Peace to you and yours.

Ralph said...

Yes, a peaceful world is what we seek. The beautiful children do not have hate from within, it becomes a learned feeling. We try to instill a more peaceful behavior in our progeny, but so many parents do not. We as parents (and you as a grandparent to the lovely Lilly and Lucy) try to instill a peaceful outlook to them. The world can change one heart at a time, and we continue to try,,,

Pat said...

What a beautiful post. Like my mother used to always say, "Why can't we all just get along?"

Karen Jo said...

Wonderful peace globe. Yes, we really need peace for the children. Peace to you and yours.

Arlene said...

wow carletta this is also the music i posted in my entry for the peace.

thank you for dropping by.

peace to us all!

Rambling Woods said...

Those are precious babies..Lovely post Carletta... Michelle

Finding Pam said...

Your globe is adorable with your grandchildren. Lovely thoughts on peace.

Peace and love,
Pam

Mimi Lenox said...

Beautiful babies. Beautiful globe.
Peace to all of you.

You are #1533 in the Official Peace Globe Gallery.

Thanks for participating!