"But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you..." 1 Corin. 12:9

Saturday, September 10, 2011

"Never let a task become a drudge.

You are special.  You are unique.  No matter what your duty, no matter how distasteful you might find it, inside you can be whatever you decide to be.  Outside, your hands may be soiled with daily toil--inside, your soul and spirit can be refined and elegant.  You can be just as much a lady leaning over a tub of hot, sudsy water scrubbing dirty socks as you can sitting on a velvet cushion, fanning yourself with a silk and ivory fan."

Janette Oke~Roses for Mama

Friday, September 9, 2011

Who is a Success?

That man is a success who has lived well,
laughed often and loved much;
who has gained the respect of intelligent
men and the love of children;
who has filled his niche and
accomplished his task;
who leaves the world better than he
found it, whether by an improved poppy,
a perfect poem, or a rescued soul;
who never lacked appreciation of
earth's beauty or failed to express it;
who looked for the best in others
and gave the best he had.

Robert Louis Stevenson