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Re: [MOL] The Meaning of Serenity



Gee Marty,
That's exactly how I feel: Sometimes I am a raging torrent and other times
I am that little mother bird. Thank you
Marianne

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> From: Martin Auslander <fitecancer@earthlink.net>
> To: Medical On Line Forum <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Subject: [MOL] The Meaning of Serenity
> Date: Thursday, August 27, 1998 12:16 AM
> 
> Good Morning My Friends,
> 
> My your day be a day of serenity and peace and calm and may all your
> days and dreams be filled with the blessings of serenity. Hope you enjoy
> the following.
> 
> God Bless
> marty auslander
> 
> 
> 
> The Meaning of Serenity
>  -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
>  There once was a King who offered a prize to the artist who would
>  paint the best picture of serenity.  Many artists tried.  The King
> looked at all the pictures, but there were only two he really liked and
> he had to choose between them.
>  One picture was of a calm lake.  The lake was a perfect mirror for the
> peaceful towering mountains that were all around it.  Overhead was a
> blue sky with fluffy white clouds.  All who saw this picture thought
> that it was a perfect picture of serenity.
>  The other picture had mountains too.  But these were rugged and bare.
> Above was an angry sky from which rain fell, and in which lightening
> played. Down the side of the mountain tumbled a foaming  waterfall.
> This did not look peaceful at all. But when the King looked, he saw
> behind the waterfall a tiny bush growing in a crack in the rock.  In the
> bush a mother bird had built her nest. There, in the midst of the rush
> of angry water, sat the mother bird on her nest ........... perfect
> serenity. Which picture do you think won the prize? The King chose the
> second picture.  Do you know why? "Because,"  explained the King,
> "serenity does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise,
> trouble, or hard work.  serenity means to be in the midst of all those
> things and still be calm in your heart.  That is the real meaning of
> serenity." 
>                          Robert J. Chapman, Ph.D.
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