“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. ” ~ John Ruskin
Ok, for those of you who googled good ol’ John, he did have some odd ideas. But this one quote is pretty spot on. Just like me, and a broken clock, he can be right at least twice a day. Or, as one of my favorite sayings states, even a blind man can tell you that the sky is blue. So, though the quote above can be seen through the veil of an overlord cheering on the mindless toil of his slaves, it can also be seen through the eyes of a lone, struggling artist trying to find one’s place, and one’s life, in meaningful and artistic labor.
Here’s a Brazilian raintree. I got it from Gail, less than a year ago (I wrote about it…
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