When You’re Tired…

When you're tired

“The test of a people is what they can do when they’re tired.”

– Winston Churchill


This is a quote that I’m needing right now and I thought you might enjoy some encouragement too!

It isn’t the great big pleasures that count the most

big pleasures quote

“It isn’t the great big pleasures that count the most;

it’s making a great deal out of the little ones.” – Jean Webster

This has always been one of my favorite quotes.  I love to slow down and take pleasure in the little things in life.  Having a one year old, who is amazed with the world, often helps put things in perspective.

Sitting Baby

She enjoys just sitting and watching Daddy mow the grass.

Baby Reading

She enjoys reading a good book and taking breaks to sing loudly.

She doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

Splashing Baby

She whole-heartedly loves splashing in water!

Smiling Baby

Pure, unadulterated, happiness!

I ran across this quote today and I found it to be a good reminder to slow down and enjoy the simple things in life.  If you will, Embrace the Beauty in life. : )  I hope it was a good reminder for  you too!

Forgiveness Quote


“Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.”
– Harriet Nelson

The test of a people…


“The test of a people is what they can do when they’re tired.”
― Winston Churchill

An early morning walk…

Morning Walk

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”

― Henry David Thoreau

One Kind Word


“One kind word can warm three winter months.”

― Japanese proverb

Learning Quote



“Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.”
― Greek proverb



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Be Someone Quote

Ireland Ship

“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”

― Coco Chanel

Control Quote

Ireland Coast

“The only thing you can control is your own effort.”

― Theodora van den Beld

Home Quote


“There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.”
― Jane Austen