The Oak and The Diamond

by Sherry Riter in Motivation

“When we long for life
without difficulties,
remind us that oaks grow
strong in contrary winds

tiny oak tree

large oak tree
and diamonds are
made under pressure.”

~Peter Marshall~

diamond in the rough

beautiful cut diamond

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Sherry Riter is also known as The Redhead Riter. Sherry is witty, intelligent and addictive as she writes about cooking, family, marriage, failures, blogging tips, art, humor, inspiration, travel, PTSD and aging. Her goal is to inspire, motivate, educate and to make her audience laugh. Sherry embraces being a redhead and helps others to see the redhead point of view…"In some eras redheads were worshipped while others thought us witches. Personally, I like the former and think every day is 'Love a redhead day!'" She can also be found on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Linkedin, tweeting as @TheRedheadRiter and you can subscribe to her free blog feed.

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1 Ana June 5, 2009 at 6:51 pm

Beautiful pictures. The oak for me doesn't contrast with the diamond, but I can understand how you have used these pictures.


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