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Mindful Monday: On Overcoming Adversity

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“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” –Epictetus

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” –Robert Schuller

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” –Chinese proverb

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” –Nelson Mandela

“I have not failed 10,000 times. I found 10,000 ways that won’t work”–Thomas Edison.

“I have learned that failure is really God’s way of saying, ‘Excuse me, you’re moving in the wrong direction.’” –Oprah Winfrey

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” ?~Jean De La Bruyere

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” –Seneca

Artwork by the talented Anya Getter



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Jean

posted November 22, 2011 at 8:32 am


Very inspirational!



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Margaret

posted November 22, 2011 at 12:22 pm


Good one to read during this gloomy weather. Been looking at my light box a lot these past few days.

As hard as it is for us, we need to look at the tough times as lessons for life. I think God is always teaching us to Trust Him



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