A Biographical Memoir of Mack Carpenter compiled and edited by RaNae S. Vaughn
'Victory Makes the Struggle Worth it All!'
...There is no sweeter memory than the memory of victory in the midst of trials or the memory of success at the end of a long struggle, but sweeter still is the unwavering knowledge of how this victory and success was achieved.
I rejoice today because early in life I learned a very valuable lesson, 'Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it; except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.' Psalm 127:1