Mama Used to Say: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life: A Legacy of Words Worth Preserving from One Generation to Another by Joyce Digby Nelson, Ed.D.
Excerpts from Page 82:
It’s Not How You Fall; It’s How You Get Up
Mama warned us that we would have many ups and downs, but
we should never give up when we were down. It was Mama’s
thinking that each time we got up, we got stronger and more
prepared for the next fall.
It Is Hard to See the Rainbow When
You Are Sitting in the Storm
Mama used to say, “Be patient” when we felt we were going
through something that took forever to pass. Sometimes we
would get so distracted with the negative that we could not see