"What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other."
We are reading through Daughters of Destiny, compiled and edited by Noelle Wheeler Goforth,
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and are truly enjoying it. Sometimes it is a lovely thing to be reminded of the beauty of womanhood. Here are some beautiful gems:
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"Women's entire existence, in order to be a source of happiness to others as well as to herself, must be one of self-sacrifice. The first step in this royal pathway to all goodness and greatness, is to forget self. Self, with its miserable little cares and affections, is the root of all the wretchedness we cause to others, and all the misery we endure ourselves. Every effort we make to forget self, to leave self behind us, and to devote ourselves to the labor of making every person with whom we live with, happy, is rewarded by inner satisfaction and joy. The first step to becoming unselfish is to forget one's own comfort in order to seek that of others; the next, is to forget one's own pains and suffering, in order to alleviate those of others."
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May it be this year that I am selfLESS and not selFISH to the glory of my Lord and the blessing of my family.
Warmly wishing you and yours a blessed new year,
Student of History