The ideal doesn't exist. The personal equilibrium and the harmony people dream of come only after years and years of struggle, and then only as flashes of grace and peace. Peace is the fruit of love and service to others. I'd like to tell the people in communities, "Stop looking for peace. Give yourselves where you are. Stop looking at yourselves, look instead at your brothers and sisters in need. Ask how you can better love your brothers and sisters. Then you will find peace."

- Jean Vanier

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Comment by Duke of Friendland on December 2, 2011 at 1:18pm

MMMmmmm may be in some situaitons one may have to look for peace ...........


Comment by Aline Shinder on June 9, 2009 at 8:52am
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama

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