Monday, November 15, 2010

Inspiration: *This Is To Have Succeeded*

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded."~~Ralph Waldo Emerson~~

Have a beautiful and blessed day!



  1. Thank you, FFM. Great way to start a Monday :)

  2. Huge Fan of Emerson. Thanks for this post. Feeling very down today and I need to read and reread this a few times. (and definitely pass on the JCrew sales!)

  3. Thanks for stopping by ladies! I'm so glad you enjoyed this one, too! :)

    Anon@9:20am: I am so sorry to hear that you're feeling down today! Have you ever listened to the song Beautiful by Mercy Me? It always seems to help me when I'm feeling down. Click here to listen. I truly hope your day gets are in my thoughts and prayers. :)