Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

30 Days of Thanks: Thankful for – Body of Work

November 7, 2012

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by Jonti Bolles

I am thankful for so many small things this year. Small acts, added together can make a much larger impact over the individual contributions. Being reminded of this, has allowed me to understand the random and planned acts of kindness, […]

Youth is Wasted on the Young

November 23, 2010

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by Eloy Zuniga Jr.

When I was 6, I asked him; why are we always coming back here. You do this all the time and it takes forever to go home. He looked at me proud; as though he was glad I asked the question, but not fully prepared to benefit from the answer.

Inspired by Looking Beyond the Window

November 15, 2010

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by Jonti Bolles

I am a small town girl, who grew up in small town Texas. Really. CNN said it was the smallest typical small town in America for the Millennium 2000. It was a great place to grow up safely where the […]

Book Give-Away: Greater Than Yourself

November 15, 2010

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by jjlassberg

Update: We Have a WINNER! Happy Thanksgiving folks! I hope that you have a wonderful Holiday. Thanks to all the folks who shared their comments about being inspired. Now onto the important FREE Book thing – we dropped the names […]

Own It

November 12, 2010

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by kesco

I’m a serial self-critic who recently transitioned from relaxed to natural hair. I have an eye for detail. I’m a chronic nail-biter and known smartass who loves rap music, dancing, video games, puppies and high heels. Most days that’s an […]

Speak Kindly and Carry Big Drumsticks

November 8, 2010

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by mbomb

If you Google ‘Jerry Fuchs,’ the first result you’ll find is a Wikipedia entry for Gerhardt Fuchs, American indie rock drummer, writer and graphic artist. Jerry was a member of several bands including: Turing Machine, The Juan MacLean, !!! and Maserati. He also recorded with Massive Attack and performed drums live with the groups MSTRKRFT and LCD Soundsystem.

Don’t Thank Me

November 4, 2010

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by Radames Ortiz

In the first stanza of Robert Hayden’s poem, “Those Winter Sundays,” the son/narrator describes the ritual of his father on a cold, Sunday morning: Sundays too my father got up early and put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, […]

The Time to Hesitate is Through

November 3, 2010

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by Robyn Riley

In the 1995 film, Empire Records, the character Lucas states a lyric from The Doors, “the time to hesitate is through.”  That phrase has stuck with me until today. I used that lyric as my senior quote next to my […]

Schipul Thanks – A month of gratitude and life lessons

November 1, 2010

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by Katie Laird

Happy November!  We’ve passed the sugar high of Halloween and are focusing our thoughts around the more introspective (and turkey laden) Thanksgiving season. This month each member of our team is sharing a source of inspiration in their lives – […]