Closed Mind

“Small thoughts fit easily into a closed mind, but big thoughts require an open one.” — Roy H. Williams face locked up tight expression of closed mind must open to grow *   *   * Closed Mind ~ Sunflower Face photo and haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen … More Closed Mind

Listen up!

“You hear with your ears, but you listen with an open mind.” — Anthony T. Hincks “God has given you two ears —that should tell you something about the importance of listening.” — Jim George *   *   * “I’m all ears!” ~ Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2019

“Believe in yourself,

not only in swimming, but in life itself. You always have to have fun. You have to have an open mind. If you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it. Life’s too short.” — Debbie Meyer *   *   * Muscovy duck swimming, photo by Alex, ten years old © 2016