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DREAM AGAIN ...

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I’m in the middle of many sorting/shredding tasks …
… but trying hard to keep up with GoY in between !

Throwing items away isn’t easy for me …
… I’m too sentimental … I want to keep everything …
… but I’m giving it my best effort …
… recycling wherever possible !

During my tidying, I came across the poem below …

…‘Dream Again’ …

I’ve chosen just a few of my springtime garden pics to mingle with the text …

Author unknown, but I find the words inspirational …

whether referring to gardening, where we try again after failures, with new and different planting ideas …

… or whether referring to life in general …
… we take knocks, but somehow find the optimism and strength to bounce back and carry on …

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When your dreams have failed you …
… dream again …

When you think you’re beaten …
… dream again …

Failure cannot break your heart …
Life’s a game so play your part …

Dare to make another start …
… dream again …

Next time you’ll be stronger … wiser, too …
Think of all the things you meant to do …

Keep the glory of the goal in view …
and dream again …

Do not heed the world, its taunts and jeers …
Lift your eyes and face the coming years …

Most great things are bought with human tears …
… so dream again …

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Oh how I missed keeping up with your wonderful blogs Terra! To see so much colour in the promise of Spring, when all we have here are grey cloudy skies and yet more rain, is inspirational, as is that lovely poem.. As always, a joy to read and see dear friend..\0/x

27 Jan, 2014

 

Hi Tt, so very true, Derek

27 Jan, 2014

 

Bliss! your *Garden* photos always have a dream like quality about them.....go so well with poem.

27 Jan, 2014

 

What a lovely blog Terra. and your garden....Wow!! Whats pictured in 3 &4, would love some of these !:-))

27 Jan, 2014

 

Your photos are beautiful TT ... and I always smile when I see Conker and Truffle :o))))

That poem is wonderful - just what I needed to read today !!
Added to my favs :o)

27 Jan, 2014

 

A wonderful blog and pictures...as usual TT. I've saved this one into my favourites.
I've never come across this poem before, but I love it and your way of depicting it.

27 Jan, 2014

 

A lovely poem - my mum always says, there is no limit on the amount of dreams we can have. Thank you :)

27 Jan, 2014

 

What a lovely way to brighten up a dreary January evening. Thankyou

27 Jan, 2014

 

I agree such lovely poem TT thankyou.
Hope this finds you well.

27 Jan, 2014

 

Beautiful garden even Conker & Truffles are smiling

27 Jan, 2014

 

What a beautiful, uplifting and encouraging poem....and equalled in it's effect on me by your wonderful photos! Thank you Terra! :)))

27 Jan, 2014

 

Absolutely beautiful, totally agree! Beautiful pictures of your garden too, a good reminder of what is to come...:)))

27 Jan, 2014

 

Beautiful pictures of your garden and Conker and Truffles, and a lovely poem too, just what I needed on a dreary cold day.

27 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks everyone for your lovely comments ..
and thank you to those who clicked the blog onto their favourites ... very kind ..

I enjoyed looking back at last year's photos to choose some springtime ones ...
Gralew asked about pics. 3 and 4 ...
those are Exochorda macrantha The Bride,
and Akebia quinata ... aka the Chocolate Vine.

27 Jan, 2014

 

lovely poem and great photos, so colourful.

27 Jan, 2014

 

That was so lovely Terra and just had to put it in my favourites ! Your garden looked amazing and I love those tulips ! Can't wait to see all my bulbs come up in my new garden ! I hope I can make mine look as good as yours this year ! xx

27 Jan, 2014

 

Smashing uplifting photos Tt and the poem! Added to my faves too.......so reassuring......

27 Jan, 2014

 

made the end of a rather duff day bearable.
I will go and 'dream again' so pertinent.

27 Jan, 2014

 

Just what was needed Terra, don't recognize the poem but you have chosen well with your choice of photo's and certainly set me dreaming of the promise of a colourful springtime.....

27 Jan, 2014

 

So beautiful TT a blog for my favourites, the poem is just lovely, your garden pictures always a joy and a bonus with Conker and Truffle smiling away! thank you for finding the poem and sharing with us :o)

27 Jan, 2014

 

As always, a blog filled with joy and warmth and wisdom plus some truly beautiful glimpses of your lovely garden on wonderful sunny days......I like those you know :-)

27 Jan, 2014

 

Into my favourites too. I think lots of us have been in need of the message in this poem at one time or another, and your garden pictures are a joy as usual. Thank you!

27 Jan, 2014

 

The poem reflects all the feelings that most of us have experienced,or are experiencing still..at one time or another..and something to take to heart..lovely..great photo's too,Terra .. thanks xx

28 Jan, 2014

 

In my favorites too Terra its quite an emotional read xxx

lovely to see your beautiful spring garden and the boys looking happy ♥

28 Jan, 2014

 

That was lovely TT. Not long now till your garden will look like the photos again xx

28 Jan, 2014

 

10/10 AND *****, all gold!

28 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks folks for writing the lovely comments ...

and thank you Mouldy for so many gold stars ;o)

I hope 'dreaming again' is happening well for those who are finding it necessary to adjust their lives ... whatever the challenges might be. xxx

28 Jan, 2014

amy
Amy
 

A beautiful poem TT and such lovely photos to accompany it ,thank you x

28 Jan, 2014

 

Brilliant blog and great timing, TT, just what we need when things become dreary and difficult. I have copied the poem to put in the front of my diary as a daily reminder, thank you :)

28 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks Terra for the info.... going to look for those.:-))

29 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks Amy and Gee ...
This winter, many of our lives are following new paths ..

Hi Gralew ..
good luck with looking at those plants ...
the exochorda close-up picture above is the same shrub as in my recent single photo which I think you've already seen :

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/283909-thoughts-of-springtime/member/terratoonie

29 Jan, 2014

 

Such an inspirational and lovely poem Terra, you have beautiful garden and plants .

29 Jan, 2014

 

Hello Klahanie ..

Thank you :o)

29 Jan, 2014

 

Oh Terra how lovely to think of the Spring and all it will bring.

29 Jan, 2014

 

Superb blog Terra ... :o)

30 Jan, 2014

 

Hi Terra I have really enjoyed your blog, it made me feel better and to see the boys again , wonderful :0)

30 Jan, 2014

 

Thanks Linda, Shirley, Sue ..
Conker and Truffle send hugs :o)

31 Jan, 2014

 

Inspirational Tt...and your photos of your garden are too! Hugs to Conker and Truffle.

1 Feb, 2014

 

Hello Lori .. Thank you ...
I'm glad you like this blog ...
... the poetry applies to gardening ...
and to many things we encounter in life !
Conker and Truffle send hugs :o)

1 Feb, 2014

 

That was truly beautiful TT. :)

7 Feb, 2014

 

Hello Grandmage ..
I'm pleased you like this :o)

8 Feb, 2014

 

That's a wonderful poem Terra, yes I like that a lot :-)

13 Feb, 2014

 

Hi Warwick ..
Thank you :o)

13 Feb, 2014

 

That's gone straight into my favourites. The gorgoeous pictures, the inspirational words ...

If you made a poster of this, I'd buy it!

20 Feb, 2014

 

Thank you, Fran ..
... that's a lovely comment :o)

20 Feb, 2014

 

When does it go into production?? :-)

20 Feb, 2014

 

Sounds like a good idea ! :o)

20 Feb, 2014

 

it'd raise money for your good causes - provided the price covered your costs! :-) and if it wasn't too much aggro

20 Feb, 2014

 

Terra I just googled the first two lines and in Images there is a picture of your garden - did you know??

20 Feb, 2014

 

fame at last! and deservedly so. Just tried it myself: Buddha, Beatles, and TT

20 Feb, 2014

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