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Tilford Cottage Garden NGS opening

We are opening this Saturday for a group of garden enthusiasts from Holland. If you would like to come please ring us. Usually we ask for a minimum of 6 people but if we are opening anyway we would welcome more for the charity.

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Born to Manifest in Glory

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.We ask ourselves: Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?Actually, who are you not to be?

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Learning

After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises –And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open And with the grace of an adult, not the Grief of a child.And you learn to build all your roads on today Because tomorrow’s ground…

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Carrot, Egg or Coffee

It seems that this is too good of a life lesson not to pass on!        A carrot, an egg and a cup of coffee … You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again!         A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up.

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Trust

Trust the outer workings of life. Trust the patterns to unfold in a wonderful way. Don’t give too much information too quickly.

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Yes You Can

“Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” – Aldous HuxleyWhat if at age 46 you were burned beyond recognition in a terrible motorcycle accident and then four years later were paralyzed from the waist down in an airplane crash? Then, can you imagine yourself becoming a millionaire, a respected public speaker, a happy newlywed and successful business person?

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The Years Flash By

When the years flash by in the blink of an eye, no sooner the start than the end. When the bells of Time have a hollow chime, and bits of you creak when you bend. When that wavy hair is no longer there, and nothing hangs where it should, And the spirit is willing for all that is thrilling, and, oh, but you would if you could. Well, don’t lose hope on that downward slope – relax and enjoy the view .Let the edifice crumble as pipes groan and grumble, that’s just the facade…

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Crabby Old Woman

 When an old lady died in the geriatric ward of a small hospital near Dundee, Scotland, it was believed that she had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through her meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.

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