Monday, September 21, 2020

Monday Musing: World Peace Day

"Angel" by Roger Young

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, 
we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

                                      – Anton Chekhov

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 21 September to be the International Day of Peace—"a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire." This year's theme is "Shaping Peace Together." We are invited to "celebrate the day by spreading compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the pandemic. Stand together with the UN against attempts to use the virus to promote discrimination or hatred. Join us so that we can shape peace together."


  1. I love the idea of Monday Musings.

  2. Going out to look for those sparkling diamonds--nature is where I find peace most often these days.
    Glad to see you back on your blog!

  3. Spreading compassion and hope...yes!
    (Ben is listening to an audiobook of Chekhov's short stories. He says they are good, but dark.)

  4. You're back! Are you back? Hello! Let us grasp justice to shape peace, loudly or quietly.