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It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
-- John Andrew Holmes
 

 

Friday, January 10, 2014

Peace on the inside

You can choose to be active and involved on the outside while being fully at peace on the inside. It is a powerful way to live.

You can let all the changes and dramas, the comings and goings, and the ups and downs inspire and inform you. But you don’t have to let it all get to you.

There is a part of you that is whole and authentic and imperturbable. It is there that peace always lives.

Let the outer part of you be enthusiastically involved in the brilliant, exhilarating confusion and complexity of what’s going on. Let the inner part of you put it all in perspective.

It is authentic, deep-seated peace on the inside that enables you to be highly effective on the outside. Nothing can get to you or bring you down if you’re already filled with the best there is.

Choose to let a peaceful presence fill the deepest part of you. Allow that peace to give great power to all you do.

— Ralph Marston

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