~ Carly Shetland, resting from her labor ~"Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus." ~ Colossians 3:17 ~
"...offer God your heart from time to time in the course of the day..." ~ Brother, Lawrence, 17th century monk, author of The Practice of the Presence of God ~
"The good Brother found God everywhere...It was God, not the task, he had in view. He knew that the more the task was against his natural inclinations, the greater was his love in offering it to God."
~ said in eulogy of Brother Lawrence ~
"Anyone who can walk to the welfare office, can walk to work." ~ Al Capp ~
"Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure."
~ Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant, aka George Sand ~
"Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing." ~ Thomas Edison ~
"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
~ Theodore Roosevelt ~
"Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Life's Little Instruction Books ~
"Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?" ~ J. Paul Getty ~
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all." ~ Sam Ewing ~
"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction."
"Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you." ~ I Thessalonians 4:11 ~
Blessings ~ work ~ willing heart ~ tending our own business ~ a quiet life ~