I have something else I was going to post, but just saw this. It reminds me of the WWI Christmas truce. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce

There is a deep lesson and inspiration here. I think we would learn so much by fully understanding why the fighting starts again after these moments of intense peace and fellowship.


Damascus Snowball Truce Brings Fleeting Joy To War-Torn Country
By Erika Solomon

BEIRUT, Jan 10 (Reuters) – For a few fleeting hours, residents of Syria’s capital dropped their guns for snowballs and traded hatred for laughter….

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