I’m reading a wonderful book, thanks to my blogging buddy, Claire, at Word by Word. It’s called The Hidden Lamp and it’s comprised of “stories from twenty-five centuries of awakened women.” I’ve had it for a couple of weeks, but only really started to read it seriously last night. And am I glad I did.
No sooner did I start the first chapter, than I was greeted by this poem, by Rabindranath Tagore:
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and found that life was duty.
I acted and behold, duty was joy.”
Magnificent, yes?? And oh-so-inspiring. At least I think so.
The author of the particular story, the first in the book, tells of how she came across the poem and what it meant to her. She said: “They captured a Continue reading