I'm going to start this out with three (!) quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt.
'With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts'
“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't.”
gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by which you
really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself,
'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes
The Focus on Life subject for this week got me thinking about beginnings, which always have endless possible outcomes. Nearly every day I am faced with a table full of glass, a torch and a bunch of tools that I will use for that day's creative endeavor. Sometimes I have a good idea of where I think I'm going- and other times I just have to 'go with the flow'. It is not uncommon to be working on one idea when another (better?) idea comes to mind and I just want to toss that bead and start on the new thing. I resist, but try to hold onto the thought until I can write it down or begin to act on it.
My photo this week was meant to be a sunrise- a new day, a new beginning, a way I would like to look at each day I am gifted with! As it turns out, I had to use a sunset- I couldn't manage good sunrise photo. But a sunset is not only an end, but also another beginning! One other lovely thing I found on my ramblings that makes me think of possibilities and beginnings- a seed pod.
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