Monthly Archives: April 2009

The less routine the more life — Amos Bronson Alcott


ROUTINE a course of normative, standardized actions or procedures that are followed regularly, often repetitiously. You get up in the morning, prepare and eat breakfast, brush your teeth, dress, take the car and drive the same way to work. Routine. … Continue reading

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He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed – Albert Einstein

What can happen to you on any given day at Antwerp Central Station. What happened to you today to bring a smile on your face?What have you done today to make someone pause and smile? The principle of art is … Continue reading

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You can’t change the world if no one knows your name

Evangelizing Yourself View more presentations from Whitney Hess.

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Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering – Winnie the Pooh

Photo by Rachmaninoff LISTENING Lying on the couchin a silent, darkened living roommy body fights the flu Trying to sleepdozing off into a subconscious statemy mind seeking rest Brain switched offchildren taken care of by the grandparentsthe house is silent … Continue reading

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Fragments came floating into his mind like bits of wood drifting down a stream, and he fished them out and fitted them together- Elizabeth Gray Vining


“Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility – Rosabeth … Continue reading

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How doing something you’re afraid of, kills the fear.


Have you ever been excited and scared at the same time? More often than not, it seems to be the same thing. I recently wrote about wanting to bring more creativity to my workplace and organizing a creative workshop among … Continue reading

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