"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." ~Oscar Wilde
At the age of 67, Grandma Emma Gatewood hiked 2050 miles up the Appalachian Trail. She continued on even through a sprained ankle. She had survived over 30 years of a marriage to a brutal husband who beat her repeatedly. What courage and motivation. She inspires me to continue on my journey.
Thirteen Ways Toward Success: Embrace Change, Discuss Ideas, Accept Responsibility, Give credit to others, Root for others' success, Continuously learn, Help others, Ask for what you want, Take a chance, Understand self, Listen first, Be vulnerable and transparent, Positive attitude and Gratitude and acts of kindness.
When darkness surrounds us may we never forge to lean into the light.
Let your light shine. Light up the world! "Don't be a star because stars fall but be a moon and shine forever." Make a difference in someone's life.
Listening to Eva Cassidy rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Her voice and music adds a special flavor and meaning to the song. "If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow why, oh, why can't I?"
"The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn."
"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."_ Jim Rohn
With courage and strength, I made it across; ready for my next challenge.