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Friday, October 9, 2009



I was just flipping through my journals and came across this quote by Marcus Aurelius. I think it embodies the spirit of everyone who participates at readergirlz:

"Some people when they do a favor are always looking for a chance to call it in. And some aren't, but they're still aware of it-still regard it as a debt. But others don't even do that. They're like a vine that produces grapes without looking for anything in return.
A horse at the end of a race.
A dog when the hunt is over.
A bee with it's honey stored.
And a human being after helping others."

Read, reflect, and reach out.

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Erin said...

Love it.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

Thanks, Miss Erin!

Kim said...

I must say this is really very nice post and I like it very much.Thank you very much for sharing this with us.Keep doing good work.


holly cupala said...

Very nice quote!

Little Willow said...

Very nice!

Josh said...

I like it very much.Thank you very much for sharing this with us.

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