Friday, October 3, 2014


C&O Canal Barge at Cumberland, MD
Photo by Mr. Dickie

Self-pity is one of the most unhappy and consuming defects that we know. It is a bar to all spiritual progress and can cut off all effective communication with our fellows because of its inordinate demands for attention and sympathy. It is a maudlin form of martyrdom, which we can ill afford.
(From "As Bill Sees It," p.288 found in Daily Reflections, 13 April)
3 October 2014

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