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A Quote for People who Perform Service for Others

Sunday, February 10, 2013

I am a caregiver for my wife. Her care became more important to me a couple of years ago as her condition progressed, and I retired to stay home. Tonight, as I was reading a through book on mindfulness that I received in the mail, I hit upon the following quote. It has become more and more true for me as time has passed, and I thought I might share it with others. Glenn

I slept and dreamt
that life was joy,
I woke and found
that life was service,
I acted and behold
service was joy.

Rabindranath Tagore

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  • BRENDA_G50
    I know it makes me feel good when I can make someone else feel good. Thanks for posting....I liked the quote. emoticon
    1349 days ago
    Beautiful! Thank you for sharing!
    1352 days ago
    What a lovely quote - my stepmother said the same about caring for my father during his nearly 2 years bedridden leading up to his death.
    1352 days ago
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