What to do when you get a bit swamped with it all…..

There is rather a lot on my plate right now and for me the best way of dealing with that is to quieten my mind and a gentle way forward will emerge.

So for today’s post I will borrow a saying that a good friend sent me recently as right now it is stopping me from getting swamped with fear.

“Risk more than others think is safe.
Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical.
Expect more than others think is possible.”

~Cadet Maxim


15 Responses to “What to do when you get a bit swamped with it all…..”

  1. 1 granbee February 10, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    The BESTEST of all BESTEST advice I have read this week, no kidding. See? Your getting swamped and only having time for this small verse is a HUGE blessing out here in Blogland, Jane! ALL things work together for them that love the Lord!


  2. 3 1smiles February 10, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    My Dearest Jane,
    You are a woman of Beauty and Strength. That’s not to say that you won’t get scared silly. Or that you won’t feel completely lost from time to time. What it means is that you have the courage and heart to stand up and face whatever appears to be blocking your path. You boldly move that obstacle out of the way and keep moving forward. Life is full of surprises, and the best ones are yet to come.

    Many hugs my friend,


  3. 6 Kim Merrett February 10, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Beautiful Jane, at risk of repeating myself, ‘everything you want is on the other side of fear’. Much love X


  4. 8 journeyintopoetry February 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm

    This is a good quote Jane.

    Look after yourself

    (((BIG HUG)))

    Christine xx


  5. 10 Michael February 10, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    Very nice post Jane. I like the way you concluded it. Have a cool and sweet weekend.!!!


  6. 12 Grandfathersky February 10, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    love more than you think you can … 😉

    Great reminder – hang in there, this was a long week here as well, and still churning since it’s only 7:00 AM yet … Thanks for the reminder!


    • 13 Jane Thorne February 10, 2012 at 5:10 pm

      Peter …other thoughts come to mind such as ‘This too shall pass’ and ‘If it wasn’t this it would be something else’ – here’s to a peaceful weekend x


  7. 14 maturestudenthanginginthere February 10, 2012 at 9:29 am

    Wise words. Hope you have a stressless day and a restful weekend Jane.


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