Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. ~ Audrey Hepburn Today is Saturday. Slow down a bit and take some time to ponder. Are … Continue reading On Living with Purpose: Are you bored with life?
Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. ~ Annie Lennox It's Saturday. I encourage you to shift your attention away from your profession and focus on your family and / or others you love. This is important to maintain balance and perspective. Be kind … Continue reading On Living with Purpose: Have you been kind today?
Wherever you are, be there. ~ Jim Rohn I recently read an article about Arianna Huffington where the interviewer asked how she built her amazing professional network. The interviewer also noted that Ms. Huffington never seemed to get ruffled, no matter how the chaos swirls around her. In fact, she almost seems to be … Continue reading On Living with Purpose: Be There
Put a grain of boldness into everything you do. ~ Baltasar Gracian
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey on Living with Purpose
Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed. ~ Vaclav Havel
My object in living is to unite My avocation and my vocation As my two eyes make one in sight. Only where love and need are one, And the work is play for mortal stakes, Is the deed ever really done For Heaven and the future’s sakes ~ From 'Two Tramps In Mud Time’ by … Continue reading On Living With Purpose: The Object In Living
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. ~ Tom Brokaw
And as for the final sphere of love and friendship, I can only say it gets harder once the natural communities of college and hometown are gone....It takes work and commitment, demands toleration for human frailties, forgiveness for the inevitable disappointment and betrayals that come even with the best of relationships. ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin
The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and to have courage when things go wrong. ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder