“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”

Craig's Quotes

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picture from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/12/08/we-must-accept-finite-disappointment-but-never-lose-infinite-hope-2/

and http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

following on from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/12/08/never-ever-give-up-hope/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/12/08/we-must-accept-finite-disappointment-but-never-lose-infinite-hope-2/

quote (above) from https://drmartinlutherking.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/we-must-accept-finite-disappointment-but-never-lose-infinite-hope/

and

https://itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com/2017/10/16/we-must-accept-finite-disappointment-but-never-lose-infinite-hope/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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Amazing Grace (by Elvis Presley)

My Way (by Elvis Presley with lyrics)

The Greatest Race: The Race of Life

As “led” here via

https://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2017/12/07/you-dont-have-to-say-you-love-me-elvis-presley/

http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

and

https://myjourneyofaith.wordpress.com/2017/12/07/amazing-grace-by-elvis-presley/

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

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pictures from

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

PPS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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Prayer for South Africa 1994

South Africa: "the Beloved Country"

https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2017/07/02/prayer-for-south-africa-1994/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/07/02/prayer-for-south-africa-1994/

This Prayer was originally written in 1994 (before South Africa’s first “Democratic” election. I have updated it slightly (today – 4am!) and am sharing it with a view to helping create global awareness of the current desperate plight of South Africa’s northern neighbour, Zimbabwe.

This prayer (together with all my articles) may be freely published electronically and in print (and prayed). If these writings make a difference in people’s lives by encouraging or bringing some joy in an often very dark world, then I’m very happy.

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PRAYER FOR SOUTH AFRICA (AND ESPECIALLY SOUTHERN AFRICA… AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, ZIMBABWE AND DARFUR IN SUDAN

Author’s Note:

This prayer was originally based on the most inspirational ‘Prayer for America’ by Marianne Williamson (www.marianne.com). Incidentally, I received a most appreciative and gracious message from former South African President, Nelson Mandela for sharing these thoughts with him (as well…

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You Raise Me Up (by Josh Groban)

from

https://myjourneyofaith.wordpress.com/2016/12/25/you-raise-me-up-by-josh-groban-2/

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2016/12/25/you-raise-me-up-by-josh-groban-3/

and

http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

PS

“Don’t spend your days stringing and tuning your instrument; start making and playing your unique tunes of music right now.”

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

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Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

from

https://www.facebook.com/johnetnewton/

https://www.facebook.com/fotoshop66

www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com

https://dreammerchantweb.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/dream-merchant-photo-images/

www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

https://capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com/

www.sawriter.wordpress.com

www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

https://southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com/

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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Shared by  craig “the world’s fourth worst writer, absolutely worst photographer and worst selling author/writer ”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest and best kept out of harm’s way” just writing and encouraging others)

Share, encourage, uplift, inspire  and help spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

“Believe in yourself and in your dream, Though impossible things may seem…”

Inspirational videos

picture (above) from http://www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

and

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

https://racetothechequeredflag.wordpress.com/2017/12/03/believe-in-yourself-and-in-your-dream-though-impossible-things-may-seem/

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/12/04/believe-in-yourself-and-in-your-dream-though-impossible-things-may-seem/

As my dear dad often used to repeat (especially after a few J@B whiskeys)…

“The difficult we do immediately. The impossible just takes a little longer.”

and

“The impossible we do at once; the miraculous takes a little longer”

from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/12/04/best-wishes-from-the-first-city-to-see-the-light/

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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pictures from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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PPS

Don’t worry about the world ending today…

as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

PPS

“The task ahead of you can always be overcome by the power within you…and the often seemingly difficult or even “impassible”) path ahead of you is never as steep…

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