When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.”
~ African Proverb
No Lions in my Garden but plenty of spider’s webs!
“Fear an ignorant man more than a lion”
"We need not think alike to love alike.”
~ Francis David (1510-1579), clergyman
Colin and I certainly love alike but when it comes to thinking alike we differ in some areas. Luckily they are small differences and they certainly make life interesting.
"Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much."
~ Walter J. Lippmann
“Take control of your destiny. Believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits. Don't give up and don't give in.”
~ Wanda Hope Carter; motivational speaker and writer
I like to think that when I need to face up to life’s obstacles I persevere until I have overcome them. My fellow 365’ers are certainly not negative people they are a source of great encouragement.
When the world says, "Give up,"Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."~Author Unknown
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'”
~ Mary Anne Radmacher; author
Life as occasionally put obstacles in my path and I have needed to call upon my courage to overcome them, this has made me the person I am today!
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
“Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.”
~ Zig Ziglar (b. 1926), motivational author, speaker
I am not sure how capable I am sometimes but once I am motivated into doing something I like to think I do it well. Abbie is just the same.
“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
~ Lou Holtz quotes
"What ever beauty may be, it has for its basis order, and for its essence unity.”
~ Father Andre
Since starting this project at the beginning of the year I often see beauty in things I would not have looked at previously. Even an old bike and milk churn!
“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it”
“Our happiness is completely and utterly intertwined with other people: family, friends, neighbours and the woman who you hardly notice who cleans your office.”
~ Eric Weiner; author, national public radio correspondent
On reading this prompt I immediately thought of the Butterfly effect, even if this theory is disproved I still believe that our lives are intertwined with each other to a greater extent than perhaps we realise.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. ~ Anne Frank