Tuesday, January 5, 2010

'Be Teachable'

"It is a mistake for anyone to think he has lived too long in his old unsatisfactory ways to make a change. If you switch on a light in a dark room, it makes no difference how long it was dark because the light will still shine. Be teachable, that is the whole secret."
                                              Vernon Howard


  1. So very true...shine brightly Diva!
    ~ J

  2. So perfect, my friend. Never do I want to get to the place where I think I have nothing that needs to be learned.
    Blessings for the new year,

  3. Hi Diva. I hope the New Year is finding you full of hope and excitement. What a wonderful, wonderful quote! It's absolutely true. And I love that illustration. Very cute. I love anything that looks idealist like that. Thanks for sharing it and brightening my day.

    Warm hugs...Tracy :)

  4. oooh, diva!!! the perfect quote shared at the perfect moment.....thank you dear friend!!! :)))

  5. Hi, Thanks...
    Love this saying...Just going through some big changes for me this year...thanks for sharing too...xxx

  6. Yes, may I always stay teachable, mold-able, with a soft heart!

  7. Diva,

    I couldn't agree more! May I always remain teachable and willing!! Mold me Lord, Change ME and make me like YOU

    Blessings to you and hope your sister is doing well... I have been away from here for awhile so I need to read and catch up but hoping all is well with both of you...
    Blessings to you

  8. Amazing ,I have never heard that quote!!! Thanks for the post and the illustration on of my favs too!!

  9. You CAN teach an old dog new tricks.....unless it's my father..... ;)

  10. Now that is a fabulous quote.

    Love Renee xoxo

  11. I am now following your blog, and placing you on my blog list.I just went through it more thoroughly and love it. I also love that you are a Christian and a mom, same as I. I love the Spiritual influence throughout your blog. As we know, God is the one who created the arts. He is the master artist. Nature if proof. So glad to know you. Oh, and if you like sewing as well, then check out my sewing blog when you get a chance. www.sewingwithtrudy.blogspot.com

  12. i love this! i'm always learning and hope that i'm dead when i stop.
    (did that make sense? lol)

    love, jan