I have enjoyed and learned from a couple of good books and have been thinking about them lately as it relates to this question of peace. On was titled, Finding Peace in a Frantic World and the other was, Anti-Cancer- A new Way of Life.  The first was a scientific look at the benefits of mindfulness meditation and I think everyone could benefit from this kind of practice.  The second was about a doctor’s experience when he got cancer and his search for ways to find healing and health.  It was chocked full of the latest scientific things to do to prevent cancer and extend and improve your life even after cancer.  A common theme to both books was their agreement that managing stress was a major factor in both one’s mental and physical health.  They both recommended meditation and exercise and tried to give a fair and enlightened look at questions of life and death and the how one can approach the stressors with which we all must contend.  They gave conside ...