You are a network


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To stay the same – by SEth Godin


To stay the same [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=178257669&f=1081591&c=7672437&u=5102652 %5D Willem de Kooning said, “I have to change to stay the same.” Because whatever system we're in is changing. Because every step we take changes the ground we walk on. Because while you're busy trying to keep it all together, someone else is working just as hard to change it … Continue reading To stay the same – by SEth Godin

Value of a Fact


Let us not underrate the value of a fact; it will one day flower in a truth.— “Natural History of Massachusetts,” "The Dial," Henry David Thoreau Transcendentalists didn’t just believe that spirituality trumped books in the pursuit of knowledge. They also saw facts as fluid, as statements made by thought leaders who’d read said books, … Continue reading Value of a Fact

Wings – with rapture, power and with Ease!


Your world is as big as you make it.I know, for I used to abideIn the narrowest nest in a corner,My wings pressing close to my side.But I sighted the distant horizonWhere the skyline encircled the seaAnd I throbbed with a burning desireTo travel this immensity.I battered the cordons around meAnd cradled my wings on … Continue reading Wings – with rapture, power and with Ease!

The Mind


The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch Plutarch, Greek philosopher, historian, biographer, and priest, lived in Rome during the first century, A.D. An avid defender of free will, and of the soul’s immortality, his ideas have influenced many other great thinkers over the centuries; Ralph Waldo … Continue reading The Mind

Kindness


The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on. Julia Alvarez The celebrated Dominican-American writer Julia Alvarez has an uncanny ability to cut to the center of the human experience. Her poetry and prose often focus on her identity as a Dominican woman growing up in the United States. This quote, … Continue reading Kindness