“Chant the Beauty of the Good”

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Emerson is over-quoted and often mis-quoted.

Yet, after 150-odd years, the old Sage of Concord continues to offer some wisdom for both seculars and spirituals.

I found this little gem while preparing to teach a college course that begins next week.  I actually needed to read and reflect on this.

“Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson (Journals, July 1841)

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