When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
~ Helen Keller
Since I need to get back on the saddle, here's a post for everyone who needs some hope and encouragement too. // Tässä pieni teksti englanniksi, ehkä se koskettaa myös jotakuta muuta.
Never give up believing things will get better.
Never give up trying.
Never give up pursuing your goals.
Never give up on yourself.
Never give up…
No matter how many times you fall.
No matter how hard you get hit.
No matter what has happened in the past.
No matter how bad things might be.
No matter how discouraged you feel.
No matter how much you are tempted to doubt.....
because….there is HOPE.
Let hope strengthen you to get back up again.
Let hope be your anchor in the storm.
Let hope encourage you to never give up!
When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
When funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit--
Rest if you must, but don't you quit.
Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns;
And many a fellow turns about
When he might have won, had he stuck it out.
Don't give up though the pace seems slow--
You may succeed with another blow.
Often the goal is nearer than
It seems to a faint and faltering man;
Often the struggler has given up
When he might have captured the victor's cup;
And he learned too late when the night came down,
How close he was to the golden crown.
Success is failure turned inside out--
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems afar;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit;
It's when things seem worst that you mustn't quit.
~ Leo Piggott, 1931