Friday, December 17, 2010

Contented Living

Nine Requisites for Contented Living

*Health enough to make work a pleasure.

*Wealth enough to support your needs.

*Strength to battle with difficulties and overcome them.

*Grace enough to confess your sins and forsake them.

*Patience enough to toil until some good is accomplished.

*Charity enough to see some good in your neighbour.

*Love enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others.

*Faith enough to make real the things of God.

*Hope enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.

------- Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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