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The Vineyard

Written by Susan Noyes Anderson on . Posted in Life Lessons Poems, Spiritual Poems

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Photograph by Anita Schiller, His Children, Vantage Point Press

Thrust in the sickle, the land is rich,
and the fruit thereof is sweet.
The labor of love has been performed;
the cycle is complete.

Thrust in the sickle, though youth has gone
and strength is on the wane.
The vineyard calls; its master knows
the joy
that hides in pain.

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“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what [he] gets from it, but what [he] becomes from it.” – John Ruskin

“Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe.” – St. Theresa of Lisieux

“Work is love made visible.” – Khalil Gibran

“He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread.” – Proverbs 12:11

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