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TO RISK......


Sunday, July 07, 2013




words in the photo risk....

"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
by Helen Keller

TO RISK

To laugh is to risk appearing a fool,
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach out to another is to risk involvement,
To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self.
To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss,
To love is to risk not being loved in return.
To hope is to risk despair,
To try is to risk to failure.
But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing;
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing is nothing.
He may avoid suffering and sorrow,
But he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.
Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom;
Only a person who risks is free.
The pessimist complains about the wind;
The optimist expects it to change ...
And the realist adjusts the sails.
~By William Arthur Ward

thanks so much for dropping by .....
blessings and hugs..........lita
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NISSANGIRL 7/13/2013 6:56AM

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HEALTHYNEWPAIGE 7/9/2013 3:05PM

    emoticon emoticon Nothing ventured, nothing gained. I agree. emoticon

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HONOURIA 7/8/2013 10:00PM

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LIVINHEALTHY9 7/8/2013 8:28PM

    Thanks, Lita



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CATIATM 7/8/2013 7:31PM

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GOANNA2 7/8/2013 9:22AM

    I enjoyed reading this today. Thank you.
Have a great week. emoticon

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NELLIEH1 7/8/2013 8:56AM

    Just what I neded to read today! Thanks!

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SEAWILLOW 7/8/2013 8:25AM

    Awesome, Have a wonderful day!

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1MIN17SECB412PM 7/8/2013 7:58AM

    One day...
I hope *see* the most BEAUTIFUL spirits in creation, and when I do...
I will know that one of them... is YOU, Lita. emoticon

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PHOENIX1949 7/8/2013 12:52AM

    You are definitely on a roll with inspirational items. Keep 'em coming!

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PATRICIAAK 7/8/2013 12:39AM

    IMHO, life = risk.

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FLEMIDG 7/8/2013 12:11AM

    What a wonderful blog, and so true. Thanks for sharing.

Darlene

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DEE107 7/8/2013 12:10AM

    thank you so much

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DEE107 7/8/2013 12:10AM

    thank you so much

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2ABBYNORMAL 7/8/2013 12:02AM

    Thank you for the sentiments.
I asked my brother for help with my mother (she lives independently in a 55+ senior apartment and doesn't drive) to help with food shopping as I have MS and had a difficult winter with complications.
They have one car and as my brother is retired and only works part-time during the weekend, he told me "why should I drop my wife off at work and then go spend the day with mom and then pick up my wife on the way home when I could spend the day doing something at home."
I feel, To reach out to another is to risk involvement, has left me feeling hopeless and depressed. I truly cannot fathom this attitude. I wish someone could explain this to me.
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SDTOHIO 7/7/2013 11:30PM

    Wonderful thank you. emoticon

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DIDMIS 7/7/2013 11:29PM

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WILLOW49 7/7/2013 11:03PM

    Life is certainly an adventure!

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JUST_BREATHE08 7/7/2013 10:57PM

    emoticon emoticon so much for sharing. We take a risk everyday just by waking up and walking out the door. But if we don't we won't know where life may lead us each day. emoticon

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JACKIE542 7/7/2013 10:52PM

    I think like is an adventure, we should take risks and be alive. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HAWTGRANNY2014 7/7/2013 10:48PM

    Great words Lita. If we sit around all day and be afraid it is just waiting for it to happen.
Our lives are what we make them.

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