“They saw their injured country's woe;
The flaming town, the wasted field;
Then rushed to meet the insulting foe;
They took the spear, - but left the shield.”
Once again we are eloquently reminded, "The great are rarely famous, the famous rarely great."I can't say it's inspiring; instead, it's humbling, but Paul Smith provides a wonderfully clear illustration of where Salvation is most apt to be found -- by finding, channeling and then focusing intently on something that fascinates you so much that you'll lose yourself in finding ways to fulfill your fondest dream of getting close to it.This man is truly much richer than any Oil Sheikh, Corporate Magnate, or International Financier capable of destabilizing the currency of targeted nations with a few keystrokes.FORTY-EIGHT YEARS in a NURSING HOME and LOOK at HIM -- radiant, joyful, friendly and grateful.It really doesn't get any better than that.Thank you for this, FJ.
Wonderful story, FJ!
Nabbed for posting next week -- with a hat tip, of course.
IMO, a very refined gentleman, if you asked me.
wow what an inspiration beyond words FJ..............Happy Valentines Day!! xoxox
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