The elixir of life, according to Wikimedia, is a mythical potion that was known to free one from aging or at least restore one to a more youthful life. Just saying the words “elixir of life” sounds mysterious and deep. So what is this elixir and where can one get it? China is the last place to pick up the elixir since historically their practice of consuming jade, cinnabar (mercury) or hematite (iron oxide) proved unsuccessful since many of these substances are known to be highly toxic to the body. These are the elixir of death, just so you know.
So, mysterious elixir,….where can you be found? I love the wisdom of novelist and poet Josiah Gilbert Holland and since he seems to have found the real elixir of life formula, I am having a party in my brain now with balloons, a few adult beverages and of course, all of you!
Check this out……
“The love that gushes for all is the real elixir of life — the fountain of bodily longevity. It is the lack of this that always produces the feeling of age.”
the secret to an ageless life and….
the Charming Tip for today is:
I enjoyed the party with you and until the next one….
Photos from Flickr; quote from Wikiquote; info of Josiah Gilbert Holland from Wikipedia; and inspiration for this post goes to Josiah Gilbert Holland. Thank-you!