I have been tagged by Janice who blogs at On the land to participate in the ‘3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge’. Many thanks to Janice for inviting me to participate in this fun challenge. Janice blogs about our world and how important it is to care and nourish it: Caring About Our World; Reflecting About Life. She hopes to encourage us to move towards a cleaner, more sustainable future and away from the worst consequences of climate change.
Here’s a link to her blog, do pop over and support this wonderful world we live in by visiting her blog: https://ontheland.wordpress.com/
The rules for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge:
1. Thank the blogger, who nominated you.
2. Share one new quote on three consecutive days on your blog. They can be from anywhere, anyone, or anything that inspires you… Which means, it can be from yourself, too!
3. On each of the three days, nominate 3 more bloggers to carry on this mission impossible endeavor (if they dare!).
I’ve decided to join in three activities in one blog post this Wednesday:
Janice’s 3 day 3 quote challenge: https://ontheland.wordpress.com/2015/10/14/3-days-3-quotes-challenge-thich-nhat-hanh-love-letter-to-the-earth-bewow-writers-quote-wednesday/
Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday. An open invitation to join in some quote sharing fun: http://silverthreading.com/2015/10/21/writers-quote-wednesday-the-winds-of-change-rumi/
Ronovan’s BeWoW, in which he suggests we consider what brings cheer to our lives, his prompt is ” A Cheer Full Life, ” and he quotes Thomas Carlyle, so do take a look at his blog and see this wonderfully inspiring quote. What cheers me up is staying as young at heart for as long as possible, so that’s my BeWoW suggestion, whatever you do don’t turn into a grumpy old misery guts! Resist it! Do whatever it takes to keep yourself fit, happy and healthy. Be Wonderful This Wednesday, and Thursday, and Friday, keep it up for as long as you can! https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/10/20/bewow-writers-quote-wednesday-is-tomorrow/
so with all these challenges I had to come up with something new so what better way than to have a go at writing my own quote? So with autumn in mind I came up with us, words only:
I am in the autumn of my life, winter is still to come. In my final season I will resist approaching age. The shell of my body will crumple, but I will continue to live with a full heart. Wrinkles will be a snapshot of life’s colourful memories forever imprinted in the crisp reds, yellows and golds of the leaves of time.
Marje @ Kyrosmagica.
My autumnal quote on the theme of getting older has been inspired by the following Mark Twain quote:
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
What a gem!
Mark Twain’s quote sums up how I feel. We should try to respond to the aging process by fighting against getting older, embracing each day with a happy heart and don’t spend too much time worrying, just be thankful that you are living, loving, and breathing in the beauty of each new day in this wonderful world that we live in. Not everyone is as fortunate, so enjoy those birthdays, even if they seem to be coming faster than they used to !! One day I hope to be one of those grannies who still thinks that everyone fancies her, who stands up on the swings, and lives life to the full. Yes I’m going to be an embarrassingly cheerful, unstoppable Grannie!!!
I hope so anyway…… Just like my mother in law, she’s always been full of life and I do admire that about her. She’s 89, and still going strong. Oh, and my Great Grandfather was still walking miles at the ripe old age of 90, and flirting with the ladies, and my dad is still pretty fit and he is in his eighties! So I’m modelling my future on these inspiring elderly characters. I have plans to be a glamorous Grannie! Just not anytime soon….
My nominees to take part in the 3 day 3 quote Challenge, if they would like to are:
I hope you liked my quotes. Please do feel free to comment.
Bye for now,
Marje @ Kyrosmagica xx
And thank you Marje for your wonderful thoughts about how to step forward in life. I too am in the autumn years. This morning I heard Dick Van Dyke being interviewed about his new book about aging called ‘Keep Moving’..he’s 89 with arthritis but refuses to stop moving and laughing…cheerfulness is in the air😊
Yes, that’s good to know, keeping moving is so important. My parents like to dance in their living room which is so lovely, keeps them active, and happy. 🙂
Marje, I love that quote… especially the one about age: Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter! My sentiments exactly! Love it! <3
Yes me too!! Such a great quote. 🙂
Thanks for the nomination. I would love to participate but at this time I am behind in everything else. When I catch up, perhaps I can revisit this. Thanks again, I really appreciate your thoughtfulness in nominating me for this challenge.
No worries at all, it’s difficult to fit everything in, don’t feel you have to join in if you don’t have the time.