Sunday Dinner: What Do You Expect?

“A wonderful gift
may not be wrapped as you expect.”
Jonathan Lockwood Huie
“Would you like to know your future?

If your answer is yes, think again.

Not knowing is the greatest life motivator.

So enjoy, endure, survive each moment as it comes to you

in its proper sequence — a surprise.”
Vera Nazarian
“You are one of the rare people
who can separate your observation from your preconception.
You see what is,
where most people see what they expect.”
John Steinbeck



“Excellence is the Result of Caring
more than others think is Wise,
Risking more than others think is Safe,
Dreaming more than others think is Practical,
and Expecting more
than others think is Possible.”
Ronnie Oldham



“We’re wired to expect
the world to be brighter and more meaningful
and more obviously interesting
than it actually is.
And when we realize that it isn’t,
we start looking around
for the real world.”
Lev Grossman



“Live your life, sing your song.
Not full of expectations.
Not for the ovations.
But for the joy of it.”
Rasheed Ogunlaru



“Peace begins
When expectation ends.”
Sri Chinmoy



Photos by Woodland Gnome 2018

About woodlandgnome

Lifelong teacher and gardener.

5 responses to “Sunday Dinner: What Do You Expect?

  1. Like stepping back in time for me, except for the camellias!

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