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To Treasure Our Days: A Celebration of Woman's Role as Wife, Mother and Friend
To Treasure Our Days A Celebration of Woman's Role as Wife Mother and Friend Author:Marjorie Holmes Marjorie Holmes' point of view can be summed up in two words: fresh and lively! Mrs. Holmes writes about everyday living with a warmth and wisdom earned from an active life as a wife, mother, grandmother, author and veteran newspaper columnist. Her writing is more than a reporting -- it is a celebration of woman's role as wife and mother. — In Mr... more »s. Holmes' skillful hands, the things women do to care for their families and the things women think about the world around them take on a new perspective.
"We homemakers take for granted so many of the homely little perfumes of living," she writes in one of her essays. "Yet the nose continually offers us small delights all day long."
In To Treasure Our Days, Mrs. Holmes writes about the world of nature around us. She discusses the joys and the troubles of family life. She offers practical advice on subjects ranging from how to face life's occasional defeats to how to make a house a home.
Filled with the strength, excitement and beauty of life, To Treasure Our Days is above all a book of hope. Mrs. Holmes' optimism is contagious. Here is a book for all who seek meaning and beauty in the ordinary events of every day.
"What are the elements of joy? Love. Laughters. And things that are agreeable to the senses. All five of them, sight, smell, touch, taste, sound. We might add too something that stirs the intellect, the aesthetically satisfying. Many moments of life are enhanced by some of these. And there are times when all come to us in a package. One shining fusion of the many aspects of delight. And how good to be aware of it..."