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Old 02-10-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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Default Learning patience from a diamond

This came my way today - I thought you might like to read this...

What we can learn about patience from a diamond

Trying and persevering--but failing--to see your goals realized can be frustrating. Margaret Thatcher once said "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it," and she was absolutely right. You''ve got to believe that you will succeed! Never admit defeat as long as time and effort remain. Our greatest asset is patience; our greatest weakness is throwing in the towel. Banish discouragement and feelings of impossibility by working hard, doing more, and not giving in! A diamond was only made beautiful after many years as a lump of coal.

"Even if our efforts of attention seem for years to be producing no result, one day a light that is in exact proportion to them will flood the soul."

- Simone Weil

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"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." - Margaret Thatcher

I can't lose 100 pounds....but, just maybe I can lose five pounds twenty times.

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Old 02-10-2008, 01:07 PM   #2
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I really needed to read that, thanks for posting it.
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Old 02-10-2008, 03:00 PM   #3
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Thanks Beverly.
You really bring a lot of positive energy to this forum!
Life's a journey, not a destination.
It's easier to stay on plan than to get back on plan.
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Old 02-10-2008, 03:30 PM   #4
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Girl, that PMA of yours always manages to brighten my day!

Thank you so much for sharing that! I definitely needed that today.

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