Posts Tagged: Inspiration

Poetry
Fall at your feet
May 27, 2017
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A woman is healed by clasping at your cloak’s hem, The life and power in your Word completely astounds them. The man who dines with sinners assigns himself the Messiah’s task? And true to the voice in the desert, they begin to plot till dusk With a myriad of questions from resurrection to taxes, They […]
Poetry
Scars Fade Away
May 12, 2017
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At every break of dawn Begins a new day of hustles, A ground for new battles As we grope into the unknown, Together, yet somehow still alone.   We struggle with our needs And hide our shameful deeds, Things we have said or thought, That we are proud of not. Under the draining weight of […]
Mind
Expectations vs Hope: Could Shedding Your Expectations Improve Your Life?
March 30, 2017
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He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45 If the world worked the way we expected it to, we’d have a guy operating the sun like a steam engine, deciding who deserved the sun’s glory to shine upon them every […]
Travel
My Love Affair with Fine Art
February 21, 2017
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If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may know me as a photographer. But like most creatives, I have other skills as well. Some people call it ‘the artist’s curse’ because with so many skills, one tends to get confused about where to focus their energy. An artist may have 5 or […]
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John Milton the Blind Poet: An Inspirational Life Story
January 20, 2017
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John Milton was a great poet in the 1600s. He is most known for his epic poem Paradise Lost but not many people know the circumstances under which he wrote his most famous works. He was born in December of 1608 in London, England. He studied independently for six years in preparation for his career in […]
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Ludwig Van Beethoven, the Deaf Composer: An Inspirational Life Story
January 13, 2017
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Ludwig van Beethoven was a great pianist and composer in the 1700s and is still considered a musical genius to date. He was born in 1770 in Germany. He was raised by his alcoholic father who took to teaching him music in a rather brutal way. Often he would be flogged, locked in a cellar […]
Mind
Achieve the life you want: 6 ways to beat procrastination in 2017
January 10, 2017
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I have been wanting to squeeze in a workout session since before Christmas. I promised myself that I’d steer clear of that holiday weight gain that sticks with you six months into the new year. I keep saying, “I’ll do it later in the afternoon or early tomorrow morning,” but as you know, tomorrow never […]
Mind
What to do when you’re feeling left behind
December 23, 2016
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Your cousin is getting married, your best friend just had a baby and your classmate from campus just tweeted #GotMyDreamJob while you’re contemplating a career change. Even Bob from Accounting got a promotion. Meanwhile, your birthday is around the corner and you’re facing the very real possibility of celebrating it alone because that relationship you […]
Mind
4 Important Reasons to Start Reading Now
December 2, 2016
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You start to read the sentence and you even grasp the first few words but then your mind trails off. So much to do today…Then you remember yourself and start to read again. This time you make it mid paragraph before your phone chimes. Someone has updated an Instagram photo of themselves on holiday. It […]

If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

#WednesdayWisdom