Tuesday, May 17, 2011

See It Through

See It Through

When you’re up against a trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
Plant your feet and take a brace.
When it’s vain to try to dodge it,
Do the best that you can do;
You may fail, but you may conquer,
See it through!
Black may be the clouds about you
And your future may seem grim,
But don’t let your nerve desert you;
Keep yourself in fighting trim.
If the worst is bound to happen,
Spite of all that you can do,
Running from it will not save you,
See it through!

Even hope may seem but futile,
When with troubles you’re beset,
But remember you are facing
Just what other men have met.
You may fail, but fall still fighting;
Don’t give up, whate’er you do;
Eyes front, head high to the finish.
See it through!

~ Edgar A. Guest

Think positive
Have a great day!!


Christine Fonseca said...

Hugs! I love this.

Patti said...

What a great poem.

Christine Danek said...

I love your posts. :) Thanks.

Old Kitty said...

Yay!! I love this poem! Thank you for sharing!! I feel all fired up now!! Woo-hoo! :-) Take care

Alexia561 said...

Great poem! Thanks for the inspiration!

Heather said...

Thanks for the positive thoughts hon! It's going to be a great day. :) (How did I do?)

Karen @ Scobberlotch said...

This rocks! Thanks. :)

Theresa Milstein said...

I need to read this today. Thank you.

Hope you're seeing it through too!

Sara McClung ♥ said...

(((hugs))) thank you. I totally needed this :)

Elana Johnson said...

Dude, this is so what I needed to hear today. Thank you!

salarsenッ said...

You are a gem! Thank you for posting this. It never hurts to hear encouragement. :)

Jemi Fraser said...

Love it! Good timing too :)

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Great advice. :D

Natalie Aguirre said...

Great inspiring post that I needed to hear. Sometimes because I'm juggling work and family too, I write so slow that I feel so unproductive. Even though I plod along, my journey is so slow to finishing a manuscript. But on my good days I remember a similar quote from Galaxy Quest: Never give up! Never surrender!

Julie Dao said...

Printing this out and slapping it on my wall with plenty of tape. Thanks for the much-needed sunshine, Shannon! Hope you're having a great day yourself :)

Stephanie Thornton said...

Man, Shannon, your blog is always like a burst of rainbows and sunshine. I love coming over here!

I hope you're week is super sunshiny and rainbowy! (Firefox tells me that isn't a word. Whatever.)

Lindsay said...

You always know how to make me smile! <3

Susanne Drazic said...

Great poem. Thanks for sharing it. Have an AWESOME day!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Awesome. Love it.

Susan J. Reinhardt said...

Thanks for the encouraging poem.

brookerousseau said...

Just what I needed to hear today - thanks!

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