Preface

Share SO universal is the habit of blaming circumstances or other people for the troubles of our own lives that I know a strong assertion of the fact that the source of all trouble lies entirely within ourselves will meet…

Peace, In General

Share “PEACE! Peace! Anything for Peace!” How often we hear that, — or, again, the exclamation, “Let us have peace at any price — peace at any price!” How little we seem to know that there is only one price…

Family Peace

Share 0NCE I had the interesting and pleasant experience of visiting in a large family consisting of father, mother and several grown-up children. The house was very attractive and the household machinery seemed perfectly oiled. Every one in the family…

Peace with the Children

Share “0h that child wears on me so, — he is making me sick, and I know I shall break down altogether!” This was the exclamation of a tired young mother, — young, fortunately, for she learned her lesson in…

Peace Among Friends

Share “YES, he used to be my friend some years ago, but we had a misunderstanding and it has never been the same with us since. Indeed, now we seldom are together — I have not seen him for months.”…

Peace in Social Life

Share IF an East Indian gentleman should be suddenly and unexpectedly placed at table in a dinner party in New York, the first impression he would get would be that of a general unrest. “General flutter” is, I know, a…

Peace in One’s Work

Share I KNOW a man who was at the head of a large and thriving wholesale dry goods business. The business had grown more from this one man’s innate power for making money than from anything else, and not at…

Peace in Religion

Share WHEN one thinks of peace in religion, one’s mind naturally turns first of all to the so-called heads of religion, — the clergymen. There may be many clergymen who distinguish between spurious peace and real peace, and who have…

Peace in One’s Self

Share PEACE in one’s self — peace well-founded and making a strong background which is always there, quiet and steady, behind the disturbances of the surface — is most difficult to find. How many times have we seen men and…

What Is Peace?

Share PEACE is the health of the spirit. When the body is healthy, every organ, every function in it, is obeying orders. Every part of the body is attending to its own business and doing its own work as well…