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A Stroll in the Garden

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

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Cornflower/Batchelor Button

“Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up.” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent

Peony

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Marguerite Daisy

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Jupiter's Beard

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” ― Plato

Coral Bells

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” ― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Coral Bells

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ― Nelson Mandela

Columbine

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Rose

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Keep smiling.

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A Stroll in the Garden

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Phlox

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
– Khalil Gibran

Daisy

“And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.”– Paulo Coelho

Daisy

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
– Christopher Reeve

Daisy

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.”– Chris Bradford

Lily

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”
– Walt Disney

Lily

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

Snapdragon

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”– J.K. Rowling

Lily

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”– Vincent Van Gogh

Poppy

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.”
– Psalm 28:7

Larkspur

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

One rose is enough for the dawn. -Edmond Jabes

 

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. -Ziggy

 

The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change: Yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is. -Paulo Coelho

 

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I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.  -Miranda Kerr