On a Summer's Day

August 05, 2015

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
—John Lubbock, The Use of Life

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  1. Well, I for one have a hard time with this. I always feel like I'm supposed to be doing something, even when I am not doing a thing! So, as always, thank you for the reminder that this attitude is possible.

  2. Rita--I have trouble with it, too. I often choose quotes for the blog based on what I need to hear, so I'm glad that they resonate with others, too.