The Persistent Persist

Life is hard, its’ sometimes not fun. We of a certain age have things that don’t work so well like it used to. There are people who are learning to adult and to be grown-ups, that is hard work. Our pay and jobs aren’t what we want them to be. There are many who are going to bed hungry and don’t have roof’s over their heads but still find the fortitude to go on. Yes the struggle is real but as Jerry Butler and later Elvis Presley once sang “only the strong survive” but I would add the persistent persist.

Author: Tony Burgess

Hi There! My name is Tony Burgess. My friends call me "T-Bird", I'm a believer, blogger, lover and bleeding heart idealist from the great city of Chattanooga, TN. I embrace all things geeky and nerdy. This blog is where I chronicle and curate the silly and sacred things in life. My life is about my wife of 17 years Laura, Cody our boy dog, family, friends and of course blogging. I work for Blood Assurance a regional blood bank. The Episcopal/Anglican Church is where I express my faith and St. Peter's parish is my community. Grace and peace to all!

2 thoughts on “The Persistent Persist”

  1. “Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common that unrewarded talent. Education will not ;the world is full of educated failures. Persistence alone is omnipotent.” —-Calvin Coolidge
    Thanks for your post Tony it reminded me of this. One of my favorite quotes.


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