Wednesday, 13 April 2011

perspective (finding it from little things)

Every so often I find something that puts things into perspective---that makes me re-evaluate, then appreciate, my standpoint today. Sometimes, that 'something' is because I have seen the world in a more beautiful way---sometimes it is from a phrase that perfects an emotion more readily than I ever could.

But today it was this.

Teddy Roosevelt's diary entry, on February 14th, 1884. The day his wife, Alice Hathaway (Lee Roosevelt) passed away from Bright's Disease.

I cannot think of a more heartbreaking thing to pen in a diary.

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