"the nicest and the sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens, but just those that bring simple pleasure, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string."
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Friday, January 16, 2009

Heartfelt Friday...

"nothing can be done
without hope."
Helen Keller


  1. Beautiful and so true! I'm so behind on blogs! I hope you are doing well.

  2. Well, at least this time you got your day of the week right!

  3. So true Jojo, we just need to remember it. Oh that flower looks so pretty. It is -13 today. Windchills way low, so it's nice to see and HOPE for summer!! Thanks, I needed that!!!


    God Bless~

  4. What a beautiful rose! Have a great weekend!

  5. I LOVE yellow roses! The photo is beautiful as well as the quote-I hope you are doing ok-trying to stay warm here in Kansas been under 20 degrees for days now-and snow today-YUCK!
    Have a FAB weekend!

  6. Beautiful! Helen Keller was such a wise lady!

  7. I needed this thought today. Thanks!

  8. I love the yellow rose AND the quote. How fortunate for the world that Annie Sullivan was able to unlock the door to that beautiful mind and give voice to her words and thoughts.

    That is amazing.

  9. Jojo,

    This is an awesome post. The rose if beautiful and so is the sentiment.

    Thank you for your comments on my post tonight.

    It is still frigid here, but warming tomorrow, possibly to single minus digits. Still cold, but not as bad. There is a wind tonight that bites to the bone.


  10. You nailed it on the honey mustard skin with pepper freckles!

    We had a really rough evening (two sick kids). Thanks for giving me a laugh to make it through to the morning.

  11. Not always easy, not always possible, and parts of us could never be changed, but the path we are on can be altered but only if we want it to.

    Enjoy your weekend jojo!

  12. giggles I was a bit concerned too when I thought I was out of freezer sized baggies ... but I had a full box :) so all is good!

  13. So true. In the absence of hope, all we have is fear really.


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