Teach peace

 

 

September 21 is the International Day of Peaceand this marks the second year I have the privilege of joining with two Australian artists in sending pieces of peace out into the world …
Weather-grams by Fiona Dempster and …
silver-plate peace tags by Barry Smith

 

As I considered how best to participate this time around, teachers became the focus of my intention …

 

It was a challenge with so many teachers who have been, and remain, a part of my life. In the end I decided to choose two new teachers, two art teachers, two writing teachers, and the one person who, more than any other, inspired my own journey into teaching.
To each of them I am sending …
In the spirit of Tibetan prayer flags, any or all of these pieces of peace may be placed outside. According to Wikipedia, ‘”prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. The flags do not carry prayers to gods, which is a common misconception; rather, the Tibetans believe the prayers and mantras will be blown by the wind to spread the good will and compassion … to all

 

Note: You can read about last year’s International Day of Peace here: http://imgoingtotexas.blogspot.com/2017/09/ripples-of-peace.html
And for those of you who recall last year’s Peace Pin Project, there is more to come.