Wednesday, December 1, 2010

A womans life...the sustainable way...

" To be Queen Elizabeth within a definite area, deciding sales, banquets, labors, and holidays; to be Whitely within a certain area, providing toys, boots, cakes, and books; to be Aristotle within a certain area, teaching morals, manners, theology, and hygiene; I can understand how this might exhaust the mind, but I cannot imagine how it could narrow it. How can it be a large career to tell other people’s children about the Rule of Three, and a small career to tell one’s own children about the universe? How can it be broad to be the same thing to everyone and narrow to be everything to someone? No, a woman’s function is laborious, but because it is gigantic, not because it is minute.” G.K. Chesterton taken from “What’s wrong with the World.”.

A lovely quote via a comment on this inspiring post by farmama. A great blog of their sustainable way...have a look for yourself here she is an inspiration.

P.S. I do hope this post finds its way to my soul sista and local farm momma Jamie who is living the way.

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