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What we seek is within
The Owner of a coffee shop had been busy all day. Being Saturday, his shop was very crowded and the customers seemed unending.

He had been on his toes since morning. Towards the evening he felt a splitting headache surfacing.

As the clock ticked away, his headache worsened.

Unable to bear it, he stepped out of the shop leaving his staff to look after the sales.

He walked across the street to the Pharmacy to buy himself a painkiller to relieve his headache.

He swallowed the pill and felt relieved. He knew that in a few minutes he would feel better.

As he strolled out of the shop, he casually asked the salesgirl, Where is the Chemist? He's not at the cash counter today.

The girl replied, Sir, he was having a splitting headache and said he was going across to your coffee shop. He said a cup of hot coffee would relieve him of his headache.

The man's mouth went dry and he mumbled, Oh! I see.

This is a typical case of looking outside ourselves for something that we have with us.

How strange, but true.

The Chemist relieves his headache by drinking coffee and the coffee shop owner relieves his headache by taking a pill.

Similarly, many of us travel across the lengths and breadths of the earth and also visit various shrines and holy places to find peace.

Eventually, we come to realize that Peace is within us at all times in our own heart & mind.

Peace of mind comes from being content with ourselves & being grateful for what we have with us.

There is a peaceful way of going through life, but all depends on our willingness to change our attitude towards everything in life

The older I get the more I realize..... the ultimate luxury of life is
*Peace of the Mind*
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