The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer

The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer

Which one are you?

“One secret to a sweet and happy Christian life, is learning to live by the day… Any one can carry his burden, however heavy, till nightfall. Any one can do her work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all life ever means to us - just one little day. Do the days duty, fight the days temptations, and do not weaken or distract yourself by looking forward to things you cannot see, and cannot understand. God gives us night, to shut down our little days. We cannot see beyond. Short horizons make life easier, and give us one of the blessed secrets of brave holy living.”

-Fr. Lasance, My Prayer Book, p.51.

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The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer
  • The Grumpy Farmer and the Cheerful Farmer

    Which one are you?
    “One secret to a sweet and happy Christian life, is learning to live by the day…  Any one can carry his burden, however heavy, till nightfall.  Any one can do her work, however hard, for one day.  Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down...