By Patricia Becker
This is one of my articles I wrote for the Harbin Hots Springs Quarterly Magazine in about 1987 during my 5 years as a resident chef, cooking class teacher and diet coach. I dusted it off the article, freshened it up. It also is at Peace Quarters.
Welcome to autumn! I would like to begin with a thought from Lao Tzu:
Nature alternates dynamically when it completes what it is doing, then it starts over again. All that is springs from such alternation. As we observe Read more...
Symptoms of Inner Peace
Be on the lookout out for symptoms of inner peace. The hearts of a great many have already been exposed. It is possible that it could reach epidemic proportions. This could be a threat to the conflicts locally and around the globe.
Signs and symptoms to be aware of:
The tendency to think and act spontaneously based on trust rather than on fears from past experiences.
An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment.
A loss of interest in judging others.
Life is a choice. It is YOUR life. Choose consciously, choose wisely, choose honestly. Choose happiness.
When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again.
Here are the most common five:
1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
This was the most common regret of all. When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how Read more...