©2003 Susan Noyes Anderson
image by Anita Schiller from His Children
A merry heart will not be bound
by winter snow or frozen earth.
No weathered brow or soil-stained cheek
can quell the buoyant lines of mirth.
A merry heart is medicine;
it worketh good for all mankind.
Instinctively, we reach for joy:
Children of Light, and unresigned.
“A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22
“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – E. E. Cummings
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”
– Anne Frank