For Success, Plant the Seed and Wait…

Quotes and Notes #350, October 20

Till the soil, plant the seed, nurture the beginnings, and wait

Till the soil, plant the seed, nurture the beginnings, and wait

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.”—Helen Keller—

We must first till the ground and then plant the seeds. We must watch the results of our endeavors through the ravages of drought, disease, storm, flood, and time before we attain the ultimate goals.

In a world in which “instant gratification” seems to be too slow, it is best to look to patience for true goodness and value. The harvest will come

Don’t forget to share a smile
And that you are the only you in the world
Everything is going to be all right

John P. Schulz—“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Claudia Kennedy
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 09:01:16

    I love the cotton photograph. It is, or was, a very labor intensive crop. But the beauty in the early spring when the hibiscus-like blooms sprang overnight, and the softening bolls popped out like popcorn overnight, it seemed all worth it. Like life…


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