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Sunday, September 1, 2013

WHY IS HARD WORK PITIABLE?

RUMER GODDEN
I have never understood why 'hard work' is supposed to be pitiable.

True, some work is soul destroying when it is done against the grain, but when it is part of 'making' how can you grudge it?

You get tired, of course, but the struggle, the challenge, the feeling of being extended as you never thought you could be is fulfilling and deeply, deeply satisfying.

~ RUMER GODDEN, English author of more than 60 fiction and non-fiction books