I had this book given to me a few years ago and my mother found it and so I read it (it's a devotional) here is December 29th:
WORK AND PRAYER
Work and prayer represent the two forces that will ensure you success. Go forward gladly and unafraid. I am with you. With men your task my be impossible, but with God all things are possible.
"I did not write this book. I wish that I had done so.
Had I written it I should have been immeasurably proud. Too proud for spiritual health.
My simple task has been to prepare it for publication and to present it to the public. But that has not really been a task - only a privilege; an undeserved honour.
There is a legend that the praise for building the Cathedral of St. Sofia was not given to the Emperor Constantine but to Euphrasia, a poor widow who drew from her mattress "a wisp of straw and gave it to the oxen" that draw the marble from the ships. That was all, she did nothing more." Click the paragraph for more on the book. Read More!