Sunday, January 04, 2015

My Guideposts--Number104

To live content with small means; 
to seek elegance rather than luxury, 
and refinement rather than fashion; 
to be worthy, not respectable, 
and wealthy, not rich; 
to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, 
act frankly; 
to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; 
to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, 
await occasions, hurry never. 
In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony. 

~William Henry Channing
 Stay shiny,


  1. Oh, how I needed this today. Thank you!

    1. A good quote just helps the day go better! So glad you liked it!

  2. Blogging is the new poetry. I find it wonderful and amazing in many ways.