Dramatic Flair

“Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white—dramatic. You have to be strong.” — Catherine Zeta-Jones “Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?” — Fanny Brice … More Dramatic Flair

Srength

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt “The American flag doesn’t give her glory on a peaceful, calm day. It’s when the winds pick up and become boisterous, do we see her strength.” ― Anthony Liccione *   *   * Old Glory ~ Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Standing Tall

    “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.” — Suzy Kassem     *   *   * Standing Tall — Great Blue Heron photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Destiny

“On the edge of destiny, you must test your strength.” — William Avery *   *   * Cargo handling equipment, Port Everglades, Florida  — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Strength

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” — LL Cool J   *   *   * Out of the Alaskan woods — Brown Bear watercolor painting (above) by Mary O’Connor, based on bear photos taken by Thomas Chambers by … More Strength

Confidence

“Until you stand on your own two feet and take responsibility for your own life, you will never truly know how strong you really are.” — Nishan Panwar “Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself.” — Mikhail Strabo *   *   * … More Confidence