Wednesday, October 16, 2019

If the Path Be Beautiful...

While looking through magazines at Barnes and Noble one day, I came across this lovely quote.  Being rather naive, I immediately thought what a wonderful perspective to have toward life.

And then I remembered...

A story about a little boy and girl who wandered down a beautiful forest path until they came to a house made of gingerbread and candy.  We all know what happened next.


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    1. I don't blame them really. I don't think I could pass up nibbling on a gingerbread house!

  2. Dear Gina ,I do remember his story, I read your last post and I am very happy you have arrived safely and that you are enjoying your new surroundings, I look forward to you sharing of this new journey, it sounds exciting.

    What a beautiful surprise I received in the mail and thank you so much for the address, I am looking forward to corresponding with you. The main reason i started blogging was to find and make new friendships, I was so happy when I found your blog.
    Enjoy unpacking and finding for the right place for your pretty treasures.
    Love from me to you.

    1. Thank you, Sue. I have been so busy that I don't know which end is up! The moving van arrives on Thursday! I'm looking forward to arranging things!

  3. there are two sides to everything isn't there, it is nice when you can stay positive though :)

  4. What a beautiful quote and a reminder that there are two sides or perspectives to ponder! Enjoy your weekend!

    1. Thank you, Robin. I hope to enjoy an autumn stroll in the midst of unpacking boxes.


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