All posts filed under: Passion

The passionate idealism of youth

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Meaning of life and that stuff / Motivation / Passion / Serenity prayer

How can I recapture the enthusiasm I once had to make a difference in the world? Have I changed and become complacent with my good fortune. I remember times when I was younger when I really believed in something – I put all my energies towards making a difference. Perhaps I was idealistic. Today I have the time and the resources to do something worthwhile but cannot seem to capture the passion I used to […]

NaPoWriMo 2014

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Art / emotions / I feel... / Passion / Poetry / Writing

I read about NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) 2014 in the WordPress News email and here is a link for more information. April is Poetry Month I decided to set up a blog specifically for April intending to write a poem a day. You may ask “What makes up a poem?” and I would not be able to give a good answer. I used to write poems many years ago and found it to be […]

Retirement is not for sissies!

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Acceptance / Baby Boomers / Dreams / Gratitude / Meaning of life and that stuff / Passion / Wisdom

… that goes for semi-retirement too! WARNING: I KNOW I THINK TOO MUCH – that is just how I am made! I left my full-time job in 2010 to move to the country. I have no regrets – best thing we ever did. Interestingly it has been a lot more challenging that I thought it would be. It is only recently that I came to see some of the underlying challenges. Here are some fears […]

Our deepest fear

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Acceptance / beautiful / Blog 2013 / Motivation / Passion / Self acceptance / Wisdom

  Today I was reading through some notes from a course I did in 2006 called ‘Prosper from your Passion’. It aimed to help us participants find what we were passionate about and enable us to develop strategies to make our passions become our realities.  The tutor was from and she provided handouts of some well-known inspirational messages including Quotes from Marianne Williamson.   The one below is my favourite …   “Our deepest […]