“Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain (peak) .”

Source: “Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain (peak) .”

and

https://beliefhope.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/only-if-you-have-been-in-the-deepest-valley-can-you-ever-know-how-magnificent-it-is-to-be-on-the-highest-mountain-one-day-stand-on-the-highest-peak/

and my adaptation (as inspired by “tricky dicky”)

“Only those who’ve been in the deepest valleys of life can ever know what’s it’s like to one day stand on the highest peak.”

 

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

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

http://www.capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com

 

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

 

 

The Prize (Grand Prize)

Source: The Prize (Grand Prize)

Climbing Mountains, Chasing Dreams

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soaring eagle

“Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.”

– Langston Hughes

from http://thechoiceanewbook.wordpress.com/ and   www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

You may also like these videos along “the journey of life”

Enjoy

https://craigswritingjourney.wordpress.com/2014/11/27/climbing-mountains-chasing-dreams-2/

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning) courage; passion; persistence and patience* to pursue them…long enough.”

the three Pees”

from www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

Eagle
“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.”
Touching the Rainbow

The Impossible Dream

http://lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/the-impossible-dream/

unreachable star2

“Life is about finding, then following the dream and one’s
dream/vision comes to reality through believing in yourself,
making the commitment and then creating it.”

from http://www.craiglockbooks.com

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the passion, courage and patience to pursue them…long enough.”

-c
from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

unreachablestar

picture from http://www.craigsbooks.wordpress.com

The Impossible Dream!

https://inspiringvideo.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/the-impossible-dream/

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

“Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the sea-faring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them, you reach your destiny.”

“Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the sea-faring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them, you reach your destiny.”

A starless night2

“Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the sea-faring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them, you reach your destiny.”
– Carl Schurz (US General and politician (born in Germany 1829, d 1906)

“Everyone has some talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”

darkness tunnel

“Everyone has some talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”

                              ― Erica Jong , author of Fear of Flying
I have no idea whether I am any good at writing, but I’m giving it my very best shot…anyway I don’t know what else to do in the way of a JOB (= “just on broke”)

The various books that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at :

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock&sort=relevance&ie=UTF8&qid

http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4  and http://goo.gl/vTpjk

Hard-copies and e-books, fiction and nonfiction: self help, novels, travel, humour, writing, inspiration and money management

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children – MINE!

“A book is small enough to hold in your hand; but when you read it, the walls fall away and you’re in a room as big as the world.”

writers block
rainbow (from photobuck)

I Dreamed a Dream

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All our dreams can come true…if we have the courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them…long enough.”

-c
* the “three pees”

from www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

“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.”