Friday, January 25, 2013

Friday Frills

If there was ever a time to dare, to make a difference,
To embark upon something worth doing,

Not for any grand worldly cause, necessarily...
But for something that tugs at your heart,
Something that's your inspiration, something that's your dream.
You owe it to yourself to make every single day count.

Know, though, that things worth doing seldom come easy.
There will be good days. And there will be bad days.
There will be times when you want to turn around,
pack it up, and call it quits. 
Those are the times that will challenge you, 
And it will prove that you're not afraid to learn by trying.

Because with an idea, determination, and the right tools,
You can do great things.
Let your instincts, your intellect and your heart guide you.

Believe in the incredible power of the human mind.
Of doing something that makes a difference.
Of working hard. Of laughing and hoping.
Of lazy afternoons. Of lasting friends. 
Of all the things that will cross your path this year.

The start of something new brings the hope of something great,
And remember, with a little hope...

*Author Unknown. Image found via Tumblr, both edited by me.


Alexandra Zakharova said...

Great words , very inspiring! Lovely picture as well:)
Have a great time!

Best wishes, Alexandra

Chiara said...

Beautiful blog post! Really inspiring!

Diva Desle said...

This is so beautiful!! Xxxx

katie said...

*le sigh!* That sunshine and the beach in the photo is making me wish even harder for summer right about now!

I really love this, it's true for any endeavor in we undertake in life, weather it's school, work, charity, marriage, parenthood or our dreams. You have to work hard, keep going through the bad times and do what gives you joy. (Unless one is evil scientific, then hopefully they won't apply this!)

Rahul Bhatia said...

Sam your Friday posts are like a morning prayer ( MUST READ) :) Such a lovely compilation of nice thoughts!!Wishing you a lovely weekend:)

Jessica said...

Lovely picture!!

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Dane said...

I needed this today, thank youuuu

Jane Rose Caruso said...

I love it!
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Daniella said...

This is such an encouraging, positive and uplifting post Sam. Thank you for always making are fridays brighter :)

Take care and have a wonderful weekend,
Daniella xox

Lilli said...

Hi Sam!! Love to read these words every friday, you give me lots of positive energy and much will on things! I agree with them, I think that in every day there are good and bad moments, we just need to not give up when the worst happens, just remember that every big goals needs sacrifice and courage to achieve them, sometimes we also need help from others, the real friends, the people who always support and make us happy:) So, lets keep hoping and smiling cause we can do anything:) Kisses dear and happy friday!♥

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lovely quotes or should I say, poem :) it's really inspiring me <3

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Unknown said...

Your post just made my day!!!

Thank you, Sam :*

Lots of LOVE,


Heather said...

Great Friday inspiration!

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Valeria said...

Your words are always so inspiring. Love this post.


Madame Chic Bcn said...

OMG!! The perfect words to cheer up my day!! Thanks darling!

Silvia Negretti said...

You really made my day!
Thanx sweetie! :D

Y además sombreros said...

Que foto tan bella.
Un beso.

GeorginaGoodman said...

Inspiring xx

Unknown said...

Inspiring! Thanks Sam. Have a great weekend :)

Always Maylee said...

Great inspiration and reminder!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

little luxury list said...

Thank you for keeping us inspired and reminding us to keep the hope alive! Unfortunately, i've had some pretty bad news just today so I hope that great things can still come!

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Unknown said...

You are amazing! thanks for your wishes dear, i am home on bed allday and also running a fever

Unknown said...

great pics!

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Francesca | said...

I always love these posts of yours, it's such a lovely way to break up all the content and keep things fresh xx

Unknown said...

This is such an awesome and true post!

Kisses, Lucy :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for these motivational quotes.


Diana S.T. said...

love it!
have a nice weekend too...

Je ne sais quoi said...

Hey doll! happy friday :)
thanks for the inspiration words , so true , we just need to believe and a bit of action lol and enough with the laziness (the last part is for me hehe)
I hope you're having a great weekend!

Katie Frank said...

so inspiring !

Ellen Grace said...

Sam this is so inspiring! Haha, I promised myself this year would be more about saying yes and doing things and this made me smile :)


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Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou said...

Wow, Sam, very inspirational and perfect, as we all are there sometimes where it all seems so much to handle (like this week with a fab opportunity but a super rush deadline to create an elaborate illustration for a perfume company (my second for them) in less than half the amount of time I usually schedule for an illustration of this detail, in order for them to get it to print and into stores by Mother's Day. So ... very appropriate post! lol Have a great weekend and thanks so much for your sweet comment Wednesday. xo ~S

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Gina said...

Beautiful Beautiful post. You know, there is no doubt in my mind that you make a difference in so many lives! Thanks for sharing such inspiring words that are so true once again.

have a fabulous weekend, Sam.
XO, Gina

Kat said...

you always have the most beautiful posts!!!! :)

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I love all the optimism in this post! Thank you for the inspiration Sam!
Have a wonderful weekend!
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Natalia | Look-A-Porter said...

Wonderful way to finish the week. And the photo is beautiful!
Have a great weekend, sweetie!

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings said...

The power of laughing and hoping...I just love that! Happy Friday!

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HB said...

What a lovely post, full of inspiration!

Take care love x

Alexandra said...

Loving both the pictures and your words - so much inspiration!

Alexandra xo

Vannessa@Luxuria said...

Beautiful, beautiful images and post Sweetpea. A lovely post to take forward into the weekend.Thank you xx

Sakuranko said...

An encouraging and timely this message of this post!

Unknown said...

Inspiring! Happy Friday!

Unknown said...

What an inspiring post!

xoxo Bree
The Urban Umbrella

BELULOVE said...

lovely great post!!


Stephanie said...

Love this post!

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Elle Sees said...

this is the year to make things happen!

Diana Marks said...

So much needed today! Thanks for posting this!
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The Chic Sheet said...

Love it!


Francesca said...

That is so inspirational, and a beautiful poem! Also, love the image! :D

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Megan, said...

love friday frills! Xo Megan,

Jacy said...

Beautiful image and inspiring words! I always look forward to your posts :)


Anonymous said...

Love it. Anything is possible. We can do everything we set our mind on but we have to be persistent and never give up.

Jade Wright said...

Beautiful post. Inspiring.