“Just One More Try……”

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to just try one more time.” ~Thomas Edison

How many times have you come close to giving up on something but then decided to give just one more try and then found yourself succeeding? I know I have🙋‍♀️.

I’ve also witnessed this first-hand with our 8 year old granddaughter, recently. She is a very good horse rider/whisperer. She excels at this beyond her years. But, one of her horses, a rescue horse, is very frisky and doesn’t really like to be ridden.

But, with the help of her father and a strong determination to gain the trust and confidence of the horse she set out to conquer both hers and the horse’s fears. She must have tried 3 – 4 times to get on the saddle. With each and every try and her father by her side, the horse and the rider began to bond and soon trusted each other.

The triumph really paid off the next week at horse camp when she was the only rider (and probably the youngest) who was able to control the one of the more mature (and larger) of the horses! ❤

What are you trying to succeed at? Don’t give up….keep giving it “just one more try.”

Cheers!

~Donna

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Be Happy to do the Work…..

“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.” ~Mother Teresa⁠

I know I would I have enjoyed meeting Mother Teresa. She did such important work in her life and left behind so many lessons about life, about helping others and the importance of having a happy attitude despite the work you are doing.⁠

How do you find ways to be happy to do your work even when the work is hard?⁠

~Donna

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Spend More Time With Nature…..

“The more time you spend with nature, the deeper your understanding of life will be.” ~Nitin Namdeo⁠


There really isn’t more I can add to this statement. How about you? Don’t you find the more time you are outside and with nature you understand aspects of your life better?⁠

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Don’t Be Normal…..

“If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~Maya Angelou

How many times do we try to live a “normal” life as defined by society or social media? What will you do today to take a bold step and show how amazing you are as an individual?

Maya Angelou Quote

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The Flower Doesn’t Dream of the Bee….

“The flower doesn’t dream of the bee, it blossoms and the bee comes to it!” ~Mark Nepo

I seem to be drawn to Spring themes and drawing from your inner self, lately. When I read this quote its says to me “don’t chase your dreams, relax and let your inner beauty blossom and you’ll attract goodness in your life.”

Are you letting your inner beauty blossom?

Flowers Blossom quote

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The Earth Laughs in the Flowers

“The earth laughs in the flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson⁠

I did a double take when I first read this quote. But when I thought about our neighbor’s overgrown Forsythia bushes bursting up high above the fence line it made perfect sense. I can now imagine the earth bursting with laughter through the flowers as it awakens from the deep freeze of winter.⁠

How about you? Are you bursting with laughter as the flowers begin to come to life?⁠
⁠I know I am!

~Donna

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