Remember that just the moment you say, “I give up,” someone else seeing the same situation is saying, “My, what a great opportunity.”
from The Complete Life’s Little Instruction Book
by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
4″ x 5″ watercolor
I love painting birds! This fellow was fun to do. He does look a little smirky, instead of threatening, though. he he
Before becoming famous as a writer, Brown acted as a
Brown first published A Father’s
Brown’s books have been translated into 35 languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. They have spawned calendars, posters, apparel items, daily journals, greeting cards, audiocassettes, screensavers and even fortune cookies. Brown is also said to receive thousands of letters from readers all over the world. Their content ranges from the simple, “I enjoyed your book and I read a page or two every night before I go to bed” to the humbling “your book convinced our family to adopt a special needs child.”Remarking on his books, Jackson has said, “Most of us know what we need to do to make our lives more fulfilled and useful, but sometimes we forget. My little books are gentle reminders of those simple things which, if done well and in a spirit of love, can significantly change our lives.”