“Peace begins within….”
I was driving to work yesterday when this song by Primal Scream came on the radio. It reminded me of an early post I wrote called My Happiness.
There is a big difference between pleasure and happiness.
Pleasure is a short term emotion; happiness is a long term state of mind.
Pleasure can be gained from materialistic pursuits; happiness only comes from knowing we are doing the things that move us towards the purpose we set for our lives.
More pleasure is experienced by buying more stuff and doing more things; happiness comes from doing less and just being present.
So when you think about where you spend your time, the people you share your time with and the activities you do. Go within yourself and think my “peace begins with….?”