Wednesday, June 16, 2010

the violet; humble and lowly ways

Let us to the violet turn,
Wisdom's lessons from it learn;
To lead a quiet, useful life,
In this world of sin and strife.

Let the modest violet be
An example unto thee;
Love all humble, lowly ways;
Strive not after human praise.

(~ Fr Lasance - "The Catholic Girl's Guide" )