Thought for the Day: Celebrate Those Who Lead Humble Lives
In perhaps her greatest novel, Middlemarch, George Eliot celebrates those who lead humble lives:
“The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who live faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
“[T]he effect of her being on those around her,” says George Eliot,” was incalculably diffusive.”
To all family members, known and unknown – yours and mine. Their choices and actions have helped create who we are today.
For: Gram & Gramp Adsit, Grandpa Riley, & our parents Doris & Jim Riley. They each have had an immeasurable impact on my siblings and me.