Thoughts on a Friday

Fall leaves

And while it takes courage to achieve greatness, it takes more courage to find fulfillment in being ordinary.  For the joys that last have little relationship to achievement, to standing one step higher on the victory platform.  What is the adventure in being ordinary?  It is daring to love just for the pleasure of giving it away.  It is venturing to give new life and to nurture it to maturity.  It is working hard for the pure joy of being tired at the end of the day.  It is caring and sharing and giving and loving.

-Marilyn Thomsen

I don’t know where I came across this quotation or who Marilyn Thomsen is or if I like anything else that she has said or if I totally agree with this one, but here it is for what it’s worth…


One Comment Add yours

  1. Lisa G. says:

    Sounds good – good to remember.

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