Saturday, June 14, 2014

Do Good Anyway

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
IF you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world you best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway.

Mother Teresa and/or Dr. Kent Keith
(Some discrepancy on the exact quote and author!)


Geoffrey A. Landis said...

From "the Paradoxical Commandments," by Kent Keith.

Diane Vogel Ferri said...

The longer Facebook exists the less you can believe from it! Thanks for the info and thanks for reading. I'm going to try to get back to real blogging!

John Burroughs said...

Thank you, Diane!

james2285 said...

Thank you for still writing. I don't check in very often but when I do there is always something wonderful to read and speak to my soul.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

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Shadow said...

Came over from Jerry... And so glad I did. Love your thoughts here