I choose …
To live by choice and not by chance
To make changes and not excuses
To be motivated and not manipulated
To be useful and not used
To excel and not compete
To listen to my inner voice, and not the random opinions of others.
Blueberry dumplings the star of lasting summer memories
When blueberries are in season, you don’t need to turn on the oven to make a delicious dessert. Valerie Erwin says it takes just 15 minutes to make one of her favorite summer dishes, Blueberry Dumplings. She shared the recipe for All Things Considered’s Found Recipes series.
8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then
Tim Westergren, the founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Pandora:
“Be sure to ‘notice’ ideas when you have them. Stop. Take the time to consider them seriously. And if your gut tells you they’re compelling, be fearless in their pursuit,” Westergren said. Nothing is more haunting than thinking, ‘I wish I had…’”
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Follow Your Bliss
The divine manifestation is ubiquitous,
Only our eyes are not open to it… .
Awe is what moves us forward… .
Live from your own center… .
The divine lives within you.
The separateness apparent in the world is secondary.
Beyond the world of opposites is an unseen,
but experienced, unity and identity in us all.
Today the planet is the only proper “in group.”
Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world.
We cannot cure the world of sorrows,
but we can choose to live in joy.
You must return with the bliss and integrate it.
The return is seeing the radiance is everywhere.
The world is a match for us.
We are a match for the world.
The spirit is the bouquet of nature…
Sanctify the place you are in. Follow your bliss…
Painting: Leon Wyczólkowski, Polish (1852-1936) Spring, 1933