Purpose

"You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you." [~ George Alexiou]
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Parabola Podcast Episode 34: Hope
“As I become myself out in the world, I discover my unique gifts and find the one particular place on the rim of the Great Wheel that is mine to uphold. And so, as I move into the world, I live out my uniqueness. But when love and suffering cause me to go inward, I discover the common Center where we are all the same. When I dare to look into my own core, I come upon the one common core where all lives meet. In our becoming, which grows outward, and our being, which grows inward, we live out the
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metaphor
“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes
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The Circus Girls, 1949
Shot by the acclaimed photographer Nina Leen in 1949, we find our sassy subculture of circus girls in Sarasota, Florida, dubbed “the home of the American circus”.
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I AM expanding my perception of what is possible. #IAM
“Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.”  - Florence Scovel Shinn
Body Alive
“Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.” - Florence Scovel Shinn
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the text to be of use alive on all channels is shown in white letters and blue background
To Be Of Use
To Be Of Use | Alive On All Channels
a poem written in black and white with the words, if i can't do what
Choices - Choices Poem by Nikki Giovanni
Choices, Nikki Giovanni
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the poem is written in black and white
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poem
What I Have Learned So Far By Mary Oliver Meditation is old and honorable, so why should I not sit, every morning of my life, on the hillside, looking into the shining world? Because, properly attended to, delight, as...
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quotes
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I am not afraid. I was born to do this. - Saint Joan of Arc God, Christians, Santos, Saints, Catholic Faith, Catholic Saints, Christianity, Saint Joan Of Arc, St Joan
Spiritual Guidance
I am not afraid. I was born to do this. - Saint Joan of Arc
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quotes
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No Brash Festivity
Eve Arnold, Activists are trained not to react to provocation. Civil strike core group, Virgina, 1960.
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this isn't happiness.
Instead, what we require in our ascent is purpose. Purpose, you could say, is like passion with boundar­ies. Passion is form over function. Purpose is function, function, function. The critical work that you want to do will require your deliberation and consideration. Not passion. — The 3 Ways Ego Will Derail Your Career Before It Really Begins (via azspot)
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Tão lindo!
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A well traveled woman
"Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul." Samuel Ullman
an image with the words, what is there beyond it?
L1pton Casino
Mary Oliver
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Only don't know
Only don't know
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Petit Cabinet de Curiosites
nesting
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A Firefly In The Night
A Firefly In The Night | Alive On All Channels "When you’re inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds:Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be" ~Patanjali (via vkstr)
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You and Your Purpose In Life
You and Your Purpose In Life | Alive On All Channels "You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you." ~ George Alexiou
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#Purpose = #passion + mission + profession + and vocation