“And after all, romance is really in everything that we do lovingly, and intelligently. I find it in planning and cooking the best and most economical meals that I can, and in getting the mending done on time, and in keeping the house clean and beautiful.”—Louise Bennett Weaver, A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband (1917) via Pleasant View Schoolhouse
“5 PRINCIPLES OF CONTENTMENT
* Never allow yourself to compain about anything — not even the weather.
* Never picture yourself in any other circumstance or someplace else.
* Never compare your lot with another’s.
* Never allow yourself to wish this or that had been otherwise.
* Never dwell on tomorrow — remember that tomorrow is God’s, not ours.”—Linda Dillow via simplenest
“Life becomes art when we attend to the colors of now. So, you too, my exuberant writing friend, pick up your moments. They’re all frameable! God only paints exquisite brushstrokes.”—Ann Voskamp (via michelleums)
“Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly. ”— Helen Keller(1880-1968) (via justbesplendid)