Friday, October 21, 2011

Seen by God

A woman should not live for, or even desire, fame. This is yet more true of a Christian woman. If I had not steadily suppressed all such ambition, I might have become a sour, disappointed woman, seeing my best work unrecognized. But it has been my wish to

"Dare to be little and unknown,
Seen and loved by God alone."

~ From letter to Mr. Cady, written in 1878. Mrs. Prentiss died later that year.


  1. Yes. Beautiful and a most wonderful reminder.

    Blessings to you for posting this!

  2. I love this quote. I shared it on FB. Hope you are well!

  3. Oh good! Glad this was a blessing. It was to me!!