Living In Peace

Ever heard the phrase,’ strive to live in peace with everybody’. This is more a command than a view. One has to go all out and make a point to live in peace with everyone everywhere.

In pursuance of meaning of this I learnt that being at peace accords one a highest form of positive energy that transcends human love and this form neutralises all negativity. I walked in one government department one day just to drop a letter and the system maintains getting a number for any service request. My number was over a 1,000 and I kept peace. After 15minutes a lady called me and said, “I saw you yesterday. Why do they ask you to join the queue again? She took the letter and registered it. I smiled and thanked her. I was never there before. In another episode I got to a mall and parking lot was full. As I passed the security guard I greeted him and smiled. He ushered me in to a VIP parking, and this was not about the car but my attitude, for according to Mother Theresa, peace begins with a smile. Being at peace is good for our health. In peace we laugh more, and laughter is medicine for the heart.

 

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