Motivational Monday – Harriet Tubman

February is Black History Month, so let’s kick off this week with some inspiration from Harriet Tubman. We have all had our moments of doubt, moments of feeling not quite good enough, and moments where we consider giving up. This is human nature. But the key is to not entertain these thoughts. When hit with these thoughts, we need to push them away and remember the words of Harriet Tubman,

“Always remember, you have the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

Aren’t these great words to teach our children as well. For they too can have their moments as life challenges them. Learning of their strength and patience now is something they can carry with them through adulthood.

These words are not just inspirational for their encouragement, they are inspirational because of the strong woman who spoke them. Harriet Tubman was born a slave, escaped and went on to help other slaves escape through the Underground Railroad. She was an activist, a guerilla operative for the Union during the Civil War, and acted as nurse. Read an overview of all of her accomplishments at Women’sHistory.org

Please note that today’s photo is from Your Tango.com

Remember to stay strong, be patient, and follow your passions. Have a great week!

With a grateful heart,

Heather

Published by Home Study from the Grateful Heart

Welcome new friends. I'm Heather, a homeschooling mama raising three children alongside my husband. I love to walk our two dogs, photograph nature, and write poetry. As a family, we love reading together, creating art, sports and all things nature. We also enjoy sharing our learning experiences with friends and creating co-op opportunities. I enjoy writing about our homeschool adventures, as well as nature and sharing recipes. My heart is grateful for my family, our homeschool, our friends and homeschool community, as well as the nature around us. In addition to following my blog, you can find me on Facebook at Home Study from the Grateful Heart.

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