Digging in Rocky Ground…

Quotes and Notes #285, August 16

It requires patience and the proper tools to plant in rocky ground

It requires patience and the proper tools to plant in rocky ground

“The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can’t are both right. Which one are you?”—Henry Ford—

Sometimes things are not easy. Sometimes the ground is hard and rocky but with the proper tools we can chip away at it until we have a hole big enough to plant a nice plant. With the proper hole, we can add soil amendments and fertilizer. The plant will grow well and give us pleasure.

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.”—George Eliot—

Sometimes we have great worries on our minds. We can chip away at them, also, until they are take a form that we can better handle.

Share a smile with a working man
Everything is going to be all right.
John P. Schulz—“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

Need Help? Ask. Don’t Need Help? Give…

Quotes and Notes #281, August 12

Help each other. Live together well

Help each other. Live together well

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”—Henry Ford—

The lichen is a combination of algae for nourishment and fungus for structure. The residue of the lichen washes down to feed the flower which flew in as a wild seed on a breeze. They all live together. The flower is the philosopher of the group.

If your life is not going as well as you would like, if you are having a hard or otherwise unhappy time, find someone who will share with you and help you to work things out. This makes it easier.

If your life is going well, if you are happy and enjoying yourself, then find someone who needs your help and listen to them. Your listening will be like the nourishment washing down on the flower.

And don’t forget to share a smile
Everything is going to be all right.
John P. Schulz—“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

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