Monday, 29 September 2008

29th September
When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.”
~ African Proverb


No Lions in my Garden but plenty of spider’s webs!
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“Fear an ignorant man more than a lion”
~Turkish Proverb
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28th September
"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.
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"Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much."
~ Walter J. Lippmann
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27th September
“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.
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When the world says, "Give up,"Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."~Author Unknown
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26th September
"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!
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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.
~Dale Carnegie
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25th September
“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.
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“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
~ Lou Holtz quotes
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24th September
"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!
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“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it”
~ Confucius
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23rd September
“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.
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We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. ~ Anne Frank
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12 comments:

knitkath said...

Wow, more fantastic photos, all are great but really like the old bike! You are a special person!

Kay said...

Another great set of prompts Shirley, that pic of Colin is superb I'd have to put that one in a frame.

Minty Magic said...

Great photos Shirley. Your bike could do with a bit of a polish up though!!!!

Inspiration Alley said...

I have missed reading your blog. I really must find time to read your last few pots. As usual your photography is stunning and your choice of quotes inspiring. I always come away from your blog uplifted and motivated.

Linda Elbourne said...

Outstanding photography as always Shirley - and thank you for my new mantra ... Don't give up and don't give in!!!

Lynne aka retired nana said...

Wonderful photos and quoted again, well done xx

Mary B said...

Gorgeous photos as usual and the SP of you is lovely. I like the bicycle and the milk churn too and have a very similar photo in my collection.

Yorkshire Tea Jenny said...

More inspiring photos and quotes - I love your updates Shirley!!
Donna x

voodoo vixen said...

Love all your quotes Shirley and your photos are gorgeous... great one of you!!

Steph said...

Great photos! Love the one of colin and the lion

Beejay said...

Lovely photos Shirley. Love Dick whittingtons Cat!!

mandijane said...

I love reading your blog...it lifts me....