the next level of success

25_next level of success

The next level of success comes from thinking the thoughts you haven’t thought before.

-Robert Holden

 

* I took this photo of the Temple of Athena in Assos, Turkey.

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plant the seed

24_plant seeds

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. 

Napolean Hill

 

* I took this photo of goldenrod and apple trees during an early morning run along a country road near the Double J Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan.

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to be yourself

23_be yourself

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

* I took this photo in San Agustinillo, Mexico. This fun-loving pup joined me for a morning walk on the beach one day.

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follow your bliss

22_find your bliss

Follow your bliss.

-Joseph Campbell

 

* I took this photo of a peony in my backyard in Iowa.

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the hand that does not grasp

21_bird of paradise

The bird of paradise alights only on the hand that does not grasp. 

-John Berry

 

* I took this photo in San Agustinillo in the morning light with the zoom maxed out on my little Canon powershot. A lucky catch!

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imagination is the beginning

20_imagination is the beginning

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. 

-George Bernard Shaw

 

* I took this photo in Florence, Italy on the Piazza del Duomo.

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a unique role to fill

19_unique role

Everyone has a unique role to fill in the world. Everyone, including and perhaps especially you, is indispensible.

-Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

* I took this photo in my backyard in Iowa of a common sparrow guarding a house from a determined wren.

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