Can You Have Peace Without Good Health?

peace-wreathThe efforts of those who serve are often so tightly focused on their work that they give little attention to their own needs. As a result, crucial areas of their lives often suffer.

Family and financial affairs are often high on that list of neglected aspects of their lives. At the top, though, is health.

For without good health, is it really possible to be at peace in your life, even when answering an inner call to make a contribution to the world?

Connasetaga, an Indian Chief and peacemaker in North America at the time of the American Revolution, said, “Without peace there is no health.”

In fact, his people tied the two concepts so tightly together that his people used a single word to describe them both.

“Skannoh,” was all they said.

It meant both peace and health, together working in unison.

What do you think? Can you have peace without health? Can you effectively serve without both?

And if you do, at the end of your life will you look back and wistfully say, “If only . . .”

Put your attention on the life you want to create for yourself. For if it doesn’t serve you, you will never be able to effectively serve the world.

 

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John Dennison

Editor-in-Chief at PeaceOptions.com
John is a recovering lawyer, spiritual teacher and sepsis survivor. He speaks for peace through knowing yourself and changing your world. His book, "Whispers in the Silence - Living by the Light of Your Soul," is a guide to listen to your inner voice.

John offers a free report, "5 Minutes That Can Change Your World," at http://bit.ly/1QwNenb, and provides coaching and guidance to awakening souls.
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John is a recovering lawyer, spiritual teacher and sepsis survivor. He speaks for peace through knowing yourself and changing your world. His book, "Whispers in the Silence - Living by the Light of Your Soul," is a guide to listen to your inner voice. John offers a free report, "5 Minutes That Can Change Your World," at http://bit.ly/1QwNenb, and provides coaching and guidance to awakening souls.