Month: September 2014

When your to-do list is freaking you out

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A labour is never work but a passion.

Writing in the House of Dreams: Creative Dreaming, Creative Writing

Five posts to publication, five dreams – here’s the second. It came when I’d made some decisions and started the ball rolling with self-publishing Writing in the House of Dreams, and was worried about the enormity of the task I was taking on.

Sat 8th Feb, 2014

I’m in a cafe with my grown-up son. It’s a formica tables and plastic chairs kind of place, and he looks completely incongruous in a wide-shouldered, pale-coloured overcoat which makes him look like a cross between a fat-cat businessman and a mafia godfather.

787px-Frank_Costello_-_Kefauver_Committee[1] Not funny in real life, but a very amusing look for my son in my dream I’m talking about Writing in the House of Dreams. ‘There have been times,’ I say, ‘when I would have loved to just give up and, if I hadn’t loved it so much, I would have done.’

He says, ‘What you need to do is pray!’ I see he’s also a…

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The most difficult thing

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.

Amelia Earhart

Who I am

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I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

Stephen Covey

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I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.

Florence Nightingale

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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. - Aristotle

We are masters of our fate

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Sure I am today, we are masters of our fate, that the task which has been set before us is not above our strength; that its pangs and toils are not beyond out endurance. As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.

Winston Churchill