Re: [MOL] The Meaning of Serenity [02476] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] The Meaning of Serenity



This is so true.Am printing it out for future reference (and reminder).
Thanks.
Christine

At 07:16 AM 26/08/98 -0700, you wrote:
>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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