Profile High School, Principle, Courtney Vashaw has always taught her students to be compassionate, caring people, and clearing they were listening. Less than one week after Vashaw announced that she was battling an aggressive form of cancer, the senior students at her school unanimously voted to donate their entire senior trip fund of $8,000 to her for treatment expenses.
Only Artists Are Creative…Uh, Not! Everyone has a special brand of creativity — yes, I’m talking to you! You might not think of yourself as particularly creative — perhaps you think creativity only has to do with the arts? Not at all. People who are creative can take anything and turn it into something beautiful. […]
“The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art.” – Ernest Becker
Join Jason Silva in this inspirational video about the tortured artist and whether suffering can inspire creativity.
You may find that as your world crumbles and you begin re-inventing in a rapid way, your circle of friends may not be able to connect with you anymore. Bless them. Don’t blame them. It is time for you to engage a new circle.
While I’m very familiar with many spiritual strategies, in the face of this very unpleasant and increasingly demanding stress, I took my dilemma to the most reliable spiritual resource I’ve ever met, the Akashic Records accessed by the Pathway Prayer Process©. Probing this amazing realm to uncover the source of the problem over a series of sacred meetings, I asked questions so potent I could feel them in my bones. “Why am I so stressed? What is keeping me stuck? How can I be both peaceful and productive?”
Do you need a boost of uplifting quotes after life’s stumbles and falls? When you’re facing your darkest hours and your most difficult times, remember better days are ahead. Here at 18 uplifting quotes to help you move forward in life when the future seems bleak and the going gets tough.
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was a scholar, a highly regarded statesman, and popular figure in Roman society. It was during his time on what we would now call “death row” that Boethius produced a great work which went on to influence people for hundreds of years, the “Consolation of Philosophy.” Not only did Boethius realize that worldly possessions did not equate to true internal happiness, he recognized that there was some kind of inexplicable oneness with the universe.
It can be hard to be an introvert in modern society, which seems to favor only extroverts with their strong communication skills and active attitude to life. For this reason, many people feel that their introversion is a kind of disability, a “pain in the neck,” which complicates their life and needs to be ‘fixed’ or ‘cured’.
Challenging situations are like the gymnasium for your soul’s growth. Know that you wouldn’t be facing the challenge that you currently are if you weren’t ready. The fact that it’s presented itself means you are ready and already have the inner resources to deal with it. Trust that you can handle it.
Becoming a great leader is a work in progress. There are a number of events that occur in the life of a leader where they were required to act on specific personal qualities or traits that enabled them to lead people to achieve successful outcomes. I believe that everybody has within them the potential to be a great leader.
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ` Maya Angelou Who can’t agree with the above statement from the late and great, Ms Angelou? We all want the full juicy experience that the cornucopia of life […]
I can’t help reflecting on the dichotomy of being human – we yearn for stillness and relaxation and happiness. Yet much of the time our minds are pre-occupied, tense and just NOT in the ‘now’ where we possibly might catch a GLIMPSE of the astounding beauty around us.
Super inspirational, 3-minute video featuring the wisdom of Jim Rohn. Ask yourself these four questions: (1) Why; (2) Why not; (3) Why Not You?; (4) Why Not Now?
Over many lifetimes, we have cultivated our human ability to discern grace. We’ve lived countless incarnations of graciousness. This is not new to any of us. Consider an instant when you were responsive to another, inspired by wisdom and compassion. This was grace in action. Here’s the difference. At this time of great spiritual awakening, we have a marvelous opportunity to experience an enhanced awareness of grace, followed proportionately by heightened expression of the light of grace.