Some time back I refused two awards.
One by D.G. KAYE and the other by DREW DELANEY. My excuse was a question of time and the unforgiving task of having to nominate bloggers. Who would I choose? Would I offend someone?
I still don’t have any more time than I did then and I still find the task impossible of nominating only seven beautiful bloggers from the hundreds I follow.
The Beautiful Blogger Award is an honor bestowed by fellow bloggers to show how much they love reading your blog and appreciate the beauty in your words.
All the blogs I follow deserve this award. They are all beautiful.
In accepting this honor I am required to nominate 7 people for this award.
ALL THE BLOGGERS I FOLLOW
I nominate all of you for this Beautiful Blog Award. Through your blogs I learn the craft of writing, I read amazing book reviews and wonderful short stories , you take me to incredibly beautiful places, you make me discover new music, shine my days with your photography, make me more aware of politics, make me laugh with your jokes, I follow your dating experiences and learn from them, you invite me into your world and soul, expose me to novels I wouldn’t otherwise know about (including your own) and movies to watch on a rainy Saturday afternoon. You take me to adventures, be awed by amazing architecture and art and poetry. I travel with you on your journey around the world. You give me ideas for supper and inspire me by your prayers and inspirational quotes and yes…there are cats.
So, feel free to copy and paste this award on your blog. But if you do so, please follow these rules:
1. Copy the Beautiful Blogger Award logo.
2. Thank the person who nominated you and create a link back.
3. Nominate 7 (yes only seven) other bloggers and say a little something about them.
I want to thank Marlyn at Kintal for nominating me for the Peace & Justice Award. No one deserves it more than she does.
Also warm thanks to Karen at mytrainofthoughtson for nominating me for the Beautiful Blogger Award. She is certainly one of them.
Now, for the remaining six and not in any order.
If you don’t already know these bloggers have a look at their amazing sites.
I have a thing for grape pictures.
KERI (Keri’s Journal)
My heart has many cracks now, though I brought it to you whole.
I want to awaken listeners around the world to the powers of jazz and literary arts that will heal and transform individuals and communities.
Through my writings, I choose to be part of the mass movement aimed at advancing this world in a positive way and aimed at helping humanity truly embrace “all that is good, noble, pure, and right.”
Ojima was one of the first blogs I followed. I love the freshness of her writing and the innocence of her graphic characters. It’s a fun blog with great African music to discover.
This blog is part of a project to document and celebrate the amazing amount of high-quality crime fiction
coming from the Scandinavian countries and being translated into English.
The Peace & Justice Award
According to idealisticrebel, founder of this award:
“I am creating this award to honor WordPress bloggers who support Peace and Justice throughout the world and who are against Racism, Bigotry, Anger and Hatred. It is for the Heroes and the Sheroes who believe in One World and All People of all Races, Sexes, Religions, Creeds and Cultures Living in Harmony.”
here are the given rules for the award:
Recipients should frequently write about Peace, Justice, Love — the goodness in the world, or putting goodness in the world.
Recipients may also frequently call attention to the bigotry or racism that happens in the world.
Link back to whomever nominated you and, since this is about goodness, politely thank them.
Spread the love to whomever and however many you believe deserve it!
So if the hat fits go for it and post this award on your blog.