One ship drives east and another drives west
With the selfsame winds that blow.
‘Tis the set of the sails,
And Not the gales,
That tell us the way to go.
Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate;
As we voyage along through life,
‘Tis the set of a soul
That decides its goal,
And not the calm or the strife.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

2 responses to Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  1. I am not familiar with the author but I like it! Been thinking very similar thoughts as I wrote my blog this week.

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