05 March 2015

rise.




"... All the fine-sounding theories of Mrs. Carr-Boldt and her friends crumbled to dust. What would they leave when they were gone? All of their high accomplishments and all of the public's applause would die with them. But Margaret could do what Mother did - just take the nearest duty and fulfill it for posterity and eternity, sleep well, and then rise joyfully to fresh effort ..."

1911~ Kathleen Norris




8 comments:

Jeanne said...

I love all your beautiful blog postings

Jeanne

jAne said...

jeanne .. i'll be visiting your own blog later today. :)

Miss Michelle said...

Makes me think of the old Sunday School song: "Rise & shine! & give God the glory!" ^_^

Mrs.Rabe said...

I love that book and the vision for beauty in daily work that is cast.

Have a lovely day, friend!

Deanna

jAne said...

MissMichelle .. yes :) humming it in my noggin while reading those words.

jAne said...

deanna .. there's beauty in many things .. even the dailies .. if we take time to see beyond and deep.

Adrienne said...

Just now saw this. Love your quotes and the simple thoughts you share.
~Adrienne~

jAne said...

adrienne .. {{hug}}