Work, Play, Rest?
As you receive this month’s letter, Glenda and I are in the Dominican Republic teaching at UCE Dental School and hosting 42 volunteers from Crown Council for their November Expedition. The Crown Council group includes three of our grandchildren and two of our children. This type of family involvement in our work and play adds a special dimension to all we do. The days are long and hot, the beds are often hard, the people are precious and wonderful and this is what the joys of this part of our lives are all about.
A few weeks ago I was asked by a young woman whom I have known for many years, “Don’t you ever rest?” I didn’t have an immediate answer to that at the time, but when my son Chris mailed me this quote, my answer appeared. I share it with you in hopes that it will touch you in a positive way and broaden your view of your journey here on this earth.
A master in the art of living
draws no sharp distinction
between his work and his play;
his labor and his leisure;
his mind and his body;
his education and his recreation.
He hardly knows which is which.
He simply pursues his vision of excellence
through whatever he is doing,
and leaves others to determine
whether he is working or playing.
To himself, he always appears to be doing both.
Take good care of today. It’s the tomorrow you longed for yesterday.
I won’t clutter your mind with anything further this month. I pray you will approach the Thanksgiving Season with sincere gratitude for the blessing of each new day that comes your way. Thank you for blessing my ride through this life.
Now is the time to plan for your 2012 ride. We would love to ride with you next season. We will need to close our registration for the Alps of Europe Ride soon so if you are thinking of that once in a lifetime opportunity, contact Angel now. We are so grateful for the support you give us on any of our rides.
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