Sign For Peace 2009

Light A Candle For Peace Lyrics Light a candle for peace Light a candle for love Light a candle that shines all away around the world Light a candle for me Light a candle for you That our wish for world peace Will one day come true Light a candle for peace Light a candle for love Light a candle that shines all away around the world Light a candle for me Light a candle for you That our wish for world peace Will one day come true Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world ©2009 Shelley Murley On September 21, 2009, at 11 a.m., children from The Children’s Garden will sing “Light a Candle for Peace” in celebration of the United Nations’ annual International Day of Peace. Beginning in New Zealand and finishing in the Hawaiian Islands, the song “Light a Candle for Peace” will be sung continuously for 24 hours by Montessori schoolchildren around the world. “Our school is excited about joining the many other Montessori schools to “Sing Peace Around the World,” stated Directress Jean Passantino. “It is a chance to connect our regular lessons of encouraging the children to treat each other with respect and dignity. To show compassion, patience, and kindness to others are values nurtured in the Montessori environment as the children work together each day for a peaceful classroom. In the words of Maria Montessori, ‘The child is both the hope and promise for mankind.’” Every year on the International Day of Peace, people throughout the world gather to...