Quote, May 11, 2011

ejmoore510(7)May 11, 2011

Let me but live my life from year to year,

With forward face and unreluctant soul;

Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal;

Not mourning for the things that disappear

In the dim past, nor holding back in fear

From what the future veils; but with a whole

And happy heart, that pays its toll

To Youth and Age, and travels on with cheer.

So let the way wind up the hill or down,

O'er rough or smooth, the journey will be joy:

Still seeking what I sought when but a boy,

New friendship, high adventure, and a crown,

My heart will keep the courage of the quest,

And hope the road's last turn will be the best.

Life by Henry Van Dyke

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kathyjane(z6VA)

ej; you sure do-- A: get up EARLY, or --B: stay up LATE!
:o)

This poem is such a mirror for us all and so
thought-provoking.

It reminds me of my Mom, who was hit-or-miss as a Mom,
but a real champ as an amazing woman who could overcome
problems others would run from.
She had the mind of a scientist,
a thinker, a soothsayer
AND a romantic.

Thank you for this great offering today!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2011 at 9:10AM
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lilod(NoCal/8)

This is a guide through life as it not only should be lived, but as it is lived whether one is aware of it or not.
Thank you for this morning's "wake up" thought

    Bookmark   May 11, 2011 at 9:50AM
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don_socal

Henry Van Dyke wrote so many intuitive things about life, this hits home for the greater desires of living.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2011 at 10:05AM
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