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"it is ... only that gives everything its value (Thomas Paine quote)

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value” 80 more words


The beauty that comes from perseverance

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

– Martin Luther

Painting by Katsushika Hokusai


My son, the triathlete...

You may know my son’s story. For once, I have no problem repeating it for those who do not. I have a very good reason for it that I have been bursting to share! 759 more words

Surviving Brain Injury

Éilis Niamh reblogged this on The Sound of What Happens and commented:

An incredible, inspiring post from Sue Vincent about her son, indomitable and amazing as ever. He's biking in a triatholon to raise money for people with acquired brain injuries, please support him and the cause!

Stop Waving the White Flag of Surrender!

Beginnings are exhilarating. Possibilities, novelty, the unknown makes one’s blood race. The promise of change and ultimately victory is intoxicating.

Sadly, many begin great but fail to finish. 258 more words



Faith. It’s all going to come down to faith, isn’t it? Establishing belief that if I work hard on the things that matter I will see improvement. 336 more words


Get Real With This, Part II

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Ephesians 6:18 NKJV
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints… 883 more words

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5 Ways To Stay Motivated Even When You've Really Really Lost Enthusiasm

You know you’re capable of great work. What gives?

Motivation burns hot at some points during a career, and runs like molasses uphill at others. 561 more words