Sunday, October 17, 2010

My Guideposts - Week 39

There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.

~Robert Louis Stevenson

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose by John Singer Sargent (instead of his portrait of RLS) has always seemed to me to be the visual definition of simple happiness...a friend, a garden, white cotton, a balmy night.

Anonymously yours, 


  1. Ooooh, I love this quote and the sweet picture! Thanks for sharing!

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