A Splendid Torch

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A Splendid Torch

A Splendid Torch

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.

I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no “brief candle” for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

By | 2016-11-19T13:17:58+00:00 September 8th, 2016|calling, Intentional living|2 Comments

About the Author:

Namaste. I’ve been practicing and teaching Peace, Yoga, and Mindful living for many years. What comes out in class is from decades of going inwards. I love sharing what is rising in my practice and my day to day life of noticing more about this incredible world we live in. Peace -j


  1. Marilyn Anderson September 9, 2016 at 8:49 am

    I really enjoy your love for life and the wonderful classes you give.

  2. Pamela September 9, 2016 at 12:16 pm

    What a splendid image – shining our light throughout our life.

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