Finding peace

"The Crown of Peace", by Sir William Blake Richmond - according to Wikipedia he was named for the poet and artist William Blake, who was a friend of his father's.

“The Crown of Peace” by Sir William Blake Richmond – according to Wikipedia he was named for the poet and artist William Blake, a friend of his father’s.

“You will nevah – evah – make everybohdy happy. There is only one whose opinion you should worry about, and that one is God.”

I appreciate very much this advice from an African priest, which he delivered with an emphasis that made me think it must have been a lesson he learned well, probably painfully, through personal experience. It is important for me to remember, as I am easily affected by the opinions of others; and remembering it often helps me to find peace.

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