"Perhaps the best of all, for all weathers and for every business, is the following of Fenelon's, which I have kept for my preface:—
'Do everything without excitement, simply in the spirit"You will find yourself infinitely more quiet, your words will be fewer and more effectual, and, while doing less, what you do will be more profitable. It is not a question of a hopeless mental activity, but a question of acquiring a quietude and peace in which you readily advise with your beloved as to all you have to do."--Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Preface to The Pilgrims' Way
of grace. So soon as you perceive natural activity gliding in, recall yourself quietly into the presence of God...'