Celebrate the example Nelson Mandela set for the world, today and every day.

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

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from

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

https://www.facebook.com/Uplift-Encourage-and-Inspire-479972392393133/

and

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/

picture from

https://wemustnothate.wordpress.com/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
dawn best

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

http://www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com

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

www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

https://capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com/

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

https://southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com/

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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

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

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

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“He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it. Dream lofty dreams and as you dream so shall you become.”

Craig's Quotes

Featured Image -- 433“He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it. Dream lofty dreams and as you dream so shall you become.”

– James Allen.

from

https://craiglockbooks.wordpress.com/1877-2/

and one of my first books Quote Unquote (1993)

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pictures from

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=quote+unquote+craig+lock&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aquote+unquote+craig+lock

Quote unquote

http://www.craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
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Pictures (great) by my friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do NOT possess!

from

www.jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

http://www.www.gisbornenz.wordpress.com

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

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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

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

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Thought for Today

Espirational: A 10 Minute Vacation for the Soul

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

I think it’s important and I think it’s true that our life experience is going to be about our attitude, our thoughts, our beliefs, our speech and our actions. We can transform our life experience simply by changing our language. – Jason Mraz –

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“We have it within; but we get it all from without…”

Craig's Quotes

“We have it within; but we get it all from without. There is a well-spring of strength, wisdom, courage and great imagination within each one of us; but once we draw on this truth, it gets watered from without, by a Higher Source – the Ultimate Source of Life and Love, which is God, the very Ground of our Being.”

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/tag/spiritual-quotes/

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/category/craigs-spiritual-thoughts/

and

http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

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

from my brand new book

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“When the writer is no more…

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Craig’s Quotes: Sharing some Thoughts to Live By (and “put a smile on your dial”… hopefully)

Craig's Quotes

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Following on from my book ‘Quote, Unquote’ (1993)

see

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/category/craigs-quotes/

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/category/lifes-journey/

picture from

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=quote+unquote+craig+lock

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

“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.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

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

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“My aim, ‘mission’ is to uplift, encourage and hopefully even perhaps inspire, enhancing people’s lives with happiness and a  touch of joy…and so hopefully igniting a ripple effect that may even ultimately transform the world… just a little, one mind, one heart, one life and  one small step at a time.”

Craig's Quotes

“My aim, ‘mission’ is to uplift, encourage and hopefully even perhaps inspire, enhancing people’s lives with happiness and a  touch of joy…and so hopefully igniting a ripple effect that may even ultimately transform the world… just a little, one mind, one heart, one life and  one small step at a time.”
Keep dreaming, c!
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“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”

-c
* the “three pees”

From

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/11/11/all-our-dreams-can-come-trueif-we-have-the-desire-burning-courage-passion-persistence-and-patience-to-pursue-themlong-enough/

PS

You may also like ripples of hope

from

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2016/08/05/ripples-of-hope-few-of-us-will-have-the-greatness-to-bend-history-itself-but-each-of-us-can-work-to-change-a-small-portion-of-events/

and

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&q=ripples+of+hope+craig+lock%22&oq=ripples+of+hope+craig+lock%22&gs_l=psy-ab.3…10493.10493.0.10869.1.1.0.0.0.0.250.250.2-1.1.0….0…1.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0.j0UNd5NMZL8

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“Together, one mind, one heart, one life and  one small step at a time, let’s inspire the world.”

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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…

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“When people’s hearts (and lives) are filled with love, the world is full of hope”

Craig's Quotes

“When people’s hearts (and lives) are filled with love, the world is full of hope

– craig lock (1999)

from

https://peacepursuit.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/its-in-our-hands-to-give-peace-a-chance-2/

https://anewdawnbook.wordpress.com/tag/craig-lock/

and

https://sawriter.wordpress.com/tag/craig-lock/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

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

www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.thedriverthenurseandthewriter.wordpress.com

http://www.writeintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.writingintothelightbook.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

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Share, encourage and spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

Shattered (Broken) Dreams Can be Resurrected

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”
Isaiah 40:31 King James Version (KJV)

and

https://sharefaith.wordpress.com/2014/12/01/but-they-that-wait-upon-the-lord-shall-renew-their-strength-they-shall-mount-up-with-wings-as-eagles/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!

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The principal of New Plymouth Boys’ High School has been winning hearts after making a heartfelt address during assembly about youth suicide.

Inspirational videos

Breaking the silence

Speaking at an assembly in front of 1200 male students’ Principal Veric delved into unfamiliar territory.

“I used a word that was rarely used in single sex traditional boys schools and that word was love.

from

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/teenage-boys-open-up-after-taranaki-principals-inspiring-speech-love-v1

and

Also see

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11897489

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“No problem is too big to overcome, when people show and share love

love angelou

brilliant dawn

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Best wishes from the First City to see the sun, the light each new day

Share, encourage and spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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Don’t Quit…never!

Inspirational videos

picture from

https://climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com/

Don’t Quit

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest, if you must, but don’t you quit.

Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns,
And many a failure turns about,
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don’t give up though the pace seems slow–
You may succeed with another blow.

Often the goal is nearer than
It seems to a faint and faltering man,
Often the struggler has given up,
When he might have captured the victor’s cup,
And he learned too late when the night slipped down,
How close he was to the golden crown.

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