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An inspirational poem for the day.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Don't Quit

When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill.
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh.
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest if you must, but don't you quit!!!
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    That is definitely life and almost every day. Smile and go on your way because you only can do what is possible and no more. Stay focused on your healthy life style and eat and exercise each day. God bless you and pray for the people in peril. Learn from Spark every day.

    3790 days ago
    Good thoughts. Who wrote that poem? Please give credit to the author.
    3793 days ago
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    Hmmm. Perhaps I needed that. : )
    3799 days ago
    Boy this one lifted me up today and I loved the second half of the poem cheri added. thanks Marilee. We are going to hang in there till the "FAT LADY SINGS" emoticon
    3800 days ago
    I tried to think of something that would be alright to say
    To tell you that I do agree with your new blog today
    But every time I try to write my thoughts go willy-nilly
    'Cause even though I'm serious, it always comes out silly

    So I just cannot fight it, it is who I seem to be
    And somehow when you post you always bring it out in me
    I guess my flippant attitude might tick some off a bit
    But as you have instructed, I will never, ever quit.
    3801 days ago
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    Go out kicking and screaming, I say! What was the joke about "Whoo hoo, what a ride?" or the devil gets scared when our feet hit the ground in the morning? Yeah, that's the ticket. Keep swinging! emoticon
    3801 days ago
    here's the rest of that poem for you.I don't know the author just that we learned it in school!
    Life is queer with its twists and turns,
    As every one of us sometimes learns,
    And many a failure turns about,
    When he might have won had he stuck it out;
    Don't give up though the pace seems slow--
    You may succeed with another blow.

    Often the goal is nearer than,
    It seems to a faint and faltering man,
    Often the struggler has given up,
    When he might have captured the victor's cup,
    And he learned too late when the night slipped down,
    How close he was to the golden crown.

    Success is failure turned inside out--
    The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
    And you never can tell how close you are,
    It may be near when it seems so far,
    So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit--
    It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.

    3802 days ago
    Nice encouragement Marilee, we all need a dose from time to time.
    3802 days ago
    It's the struggles that make us fully appreciate the successes.
    But, some days it would be nice if the struggles were smaller.

    3802 days ago
    If life bites, bite back!
    3802 days ago
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    3802 days ago
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