A few years ago I posted 100 reasons why I blog for peace and I am re-posting those reasons this year (and probably every year)...
Reason #99 - To stop the hatred
Reason #98 - To be free from pain
Reason #97 – Because peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you do , something you are and something you give away (Robert Fulghum)
Reason #96 – Peace helps eliminate stress, worries and anxieties
Reason #95 – To help us develop patience
Reason #94 – To help us develop tolerance
Reason #93 – To help us feel stable
Reason #92 – Because every life is precious
Reason #91 – To make life look brighter
Reason #90 – Peace is its own reward. (Gandhi)
Reason #88 – To prevent things like "Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan"
Reason #87 – So we can sing loud and proud!
Reason #86 - So people can travel the world and enjoy all the wonders.
Reason #85 - So some people have a good reason to get up in the mornings.
Reason #84 - To help prevent hunger
Reason #83 - To eliminate hate crimes
Reason #82 - To help eliminate poverty
Reason #81 - To promote better health
Reason #80 - So we can leave our doors unlocked at night
Reason #78 - To share the love
Reason #77 - To rid the world of demons
Reason #76 - To show the world there is nothing wrong with getting along
Reason #75 - To end the suffering of millions of people
Reason #74 - Because there is nothing wrong with getting along
Reason #73 - So my son can sleep in his own bed each night.
Reason #72 - To end child abuse
Reason #71 - To end animal abuse
Reason #70 - To promote understanding
Reason #68 - So dreams can come true
Reason #67 - To fill the world with love
Reason #66 - To fill the world with happiness
Reason #65 - To prevent abuse of the elderly
Reason #64 - To work together to find a cure for cancer
Reason #63 - So that people slow down to smell the roses
Reason #62 - So there are no more protest at military funerals
Reason #61 - To protect the world from stupidity
Reason #60 - So that everyone's opinion is truly valued
Reason #59 - To prevent "flash mobs"
Reason #58 - So that people have a real reason to want to change
Reason #57 - “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” ~Buddha
Reason #56 - So we may enjoy moments of silence
Reason #55 - So that people are not afraid to stop and help someone that is broke down on
the side of the road.
Reason #54 - So that things like 9-11 never happen again
Reason #53 - To help prevent drive by shooting.
Reason #52 - So we can dance in the streets
Reason #51 - To celebrate life
Reason #50 - To enjoy love
Reason #48 - So people of all races can share a meal together
Reason #47 - So our loved ones always feel safe.
Reason #46 - So everyone can enjoy a good game of Football.
Reason #45 - Why not blog for peace?
Reason #44 - So we can all take long walks in the woods.
Reason #43 - To be able to stroll down the beach hand in hand.
Reason #42 - To beat the devils at their own games.
Reason #41 - To work together to cure the common cold
Reason #40 - So that everyone has a friend they can lean on
Reason #38 - So children dont have to hide under their beds.
Reason #37 - So that everyone can tell the truth and not be punished.
Reason #36 - To prevent the annihilation of the human race
Reason #35 - Because we all need a little love in our life.
Reason #34 - So we can all sit on our front porch and enjoy the fresh air.
Reason #33 - For freedom
Reason #32 - To preserve our planet
Reason #31 - To save our values
Reason #30 - To uphold our morals
Reason #28 - To fill the world with harmony
Reason #27 - So laughter can fill the streets
Reason #26 - So that even the weary can rest
Reason #25 - To help prevent child abuse around the world
Reason #24 - To help prevent animal abuse around the world
Reason #23 - So we can stop chasing our dreams and begin to live those dreams
Reason #22 - To prevent senseless deaths
Reason #21 - To prevent senseless destruction
Reason #20 - Because I see no reason why we should not Blog For Peace
Reason #18 - Because we NEED peace
Reason #17 - Because sometimes we do crazy things
Reason #16 - Because Peace is something we have to work hard for
Reason #15 - Because peace is something that takes a united group
Reason #14 - So everyone can enjoy a good baseball game (or whatever sport they like) in comfort.
Reason #13 - So everyone can love their country.
Reason #12 - So we can live longer
Reason #11 - So we can live healthier
Reason #10 - To be heard as one very loud voice
Reason #08 - So that tears of sorrow can be tears of joy.
Reason #07 - So that the dreams of tomorrow can become realities of today.
Reason #06 - So we can stop imaging peace and begin living in peace.
Reason #05 - Because a dream you dream alone is only a dream, A dream you dream together is reality (Yoko Ono)
Reason #04 - So we can have a presence of cultural and economic understanding.
Reason #03 - So we can all have a place to learn, motivate, inspire, and love.
Reason #02 - So that problems are less complex and entwined, and we can find a way to co-exist.
Reason #01 - I blog for peace because I see no reason not to. I think peace is something every one in this world wishes and dreams for.