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52 results for 'inspiration'

Stepping Out Of The Box

By Felicia Stevenson, published on Nov 3, 2011

I look around me, and I see people working 60 hour work weeks. They make good money, have big houses and big tv's. They make big purchases and carry huge credit card debt. They go through the motions, never really stopping to think about whether or not the life they lead is fulfilling them, or whether they are happy. The dreams they had as children have long been forgotten, and they have a drone like acceptance of what their lives have become, and of what society imposes upon them. When the impossible demands of the outside world become too much to bear, instead of wondering whether too... (more)

Tags: life, society, inspiration, consumer, opinion, revolution, change

White Page, I think I love you

By Felicia Stevenson, published on Oct 17, 2011

...if you beckon me and call my name

A powerful attraction that is felt but can't be seen And as far as I remember, that's the way it's always beenI see a world of possibilities of what you could become A vision not all have but that is shared by some

You could be a beautiful drawing Or my most amazing writing You could become a painting Or whatever I could be fancying

With you my only limitation is the stretch of my imagination There's no end to my inspiration, and it defies all explanation It may be hard for some to comprehend But all of my senses you awaken


Tags: poem, poetry, inspiration, artist, blank canvas, blank page, white page, white paper, blank paper

You'll Never Know...

By Shari G, published on Sep 14, 2011

...what something so simple on our end can be so life saving on theirs.

I haven’t forgotten Christian and I haven’t forgotten to stop smiling. I really hope you all realize how much beauty and love you carry and always be conscious of sharing that with others.

*For daily inspiration and to find out more about me, please feel free to check out my website . You can also follow me around the streets of Los Angeles as I ramble on about philosophy, spirituality or anything for that matter on my webseries, "Dashboard Confessions" at... (more)

Tags: suicide, inspiration, restaurants, shari alyse, sharing with shari, training, dashboard confessions, smiles

I Am The Spirit Of A Woman

By Barkha Dhar, published on Aug 20, 2011

In the ambrosial chattels of my dream,I was born in the mountains, grew up to frisk in the plainsand slide on the oceans to caress the ecstasy of the winds.In my trance, I had the liberty to effectuate my longings andpropel my intentions to veer myself of fears. But angst I awoke to discern the vagary of my thoughts toactual, a truth of 'as is' and the aphorism of my state.In the tangibility of existence, I am far away from the absolute,gripped so tight in the shackles of confinement and controland tabooed to lift off my veil.I am the journey of femininity and my life is a biography ofemotions.... (more)

Tags: poem, poetry, inspiration, abuse, violence, woman, spirit, assault, barkha dhar, spirit of woman, verses, femininity

It’s Tough To Be A Man

By Barkha Dhar, published on Aug 6, 2011

Historically, men have been known to act as muzzles that have prevented women’s liberation and empowerment from happening in full swing. Men have also been adduced as self-proclaimed czars who have taken away women’s privilege as their appanage. In doing so, men have often been read and remarked as mischievous, perverse, and wicked in their willful means. But not all men are same just as all women are different. Reading a man’s motives may sometimes appear tough while at other times his feelings may be as playful as a tot who sprouts in love. For many of us women, the men in our life have been... (more)

Tags: relationships, life, women, emotions, inspiration, men

Jaycee Lee Dugard: A Trauma That Sparked Hope

By Barkha Dhar, published on Jul 31, 2011

...appeared as clear and pleasant as a sunshiny sky. Sitting calmly with an immutable balance while talking about her past wounds, Jaycee not only looked magnificent, but also majestic. For someone whose life was wildly tangled as a child, Jaycee’s grandeur as an adult was indeed moving and inspirational. Her story dates back to 1991 when Jaycee’s life took an unexpected detour while she was just 11. Jaycee was kidnapped by a pedophile from a school bus stop near her home in South Lake Tahoe, California, and held captive for 18 long years.

As a child ensnared in a dungeon at her... (more)

Tags: life, emotions, inspiration, abuse, hope, sexual assault, jaycee lee dugard, trauma

Chickens and Eagles

By Inmyredhead, published on Jul 26, 2011

...most touched by in my life, is Rena Tarbet. As of a few years ago, possibly still today, she held the record for the most Chemo treatments received and lives to continually inspire us all. She's a gorgeous senior woman with a radiant spirit and is an empire unto herself with a successful inspirational speaking career. She started her success as an entreprenuer along side the also beautiful and inspirational now deceased Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics. Rena was at the top of the Mary Kay ranks and had reached all the goals and levels possible when she ventured into... (more)

Tags: inspiration, eagles, value, chickens, purpose, roles, rena tarbet, mary kay ash

Support A Mother, Save Her Daughters

By Barkha Dhar, published on Jul 15, 2011

...birth, and the evidence of a forged ultrasound on Mitu during her pregnancy proves that little girls would be best served and protected in Mitu’s custody only. Mitu’s case is an ordeal that many Indian women face being born and raised into a patriarchal society. Her story, however, is an inspiration of beating all the odds that surround the enthusiasm of her little girls. Mitu is a hero whose story is yet another chapter in the lives of those women who have survived at the cost of greed, treachery, and abuse, all that a girl is thrust upon when she brings values, ideals, and education... (more)

Tags: india, children, women, inspiration, change, social evil, social issue, dowry, female infanticide and feticide, mitu khurana, pc-pndt, sex selective abortion

Shining Through

By Caballero_69, published on Jul 9, 2011

When obstacles impede or pains and fears impale you.

It can be complicated and frightening to work or fight your way through.

If you can surmount the problems though, your zest will soon renew.

If dire threats loom on the known horizon,

That freeze your mind and drain your will to keep on keeping on,

Pause, gather your strength, and stride briskly forward into the breaking dawn.

The only way to know for sure your present path is right

Is to find yourself flat on your back and get up again to fight.

For even on the bravest and the best... (more)

Tags: inspiration, confidence, beauty, spirit, resilience, renewal, perseverance

Ring! Ring! It's Your Life Calling...

By Shari G, published on Jun 29, 2011

...It will always show up because it knows it should and it will always show up because at some point, you will start to believe all of this. It all just depends on when you decide to. I hope that some point is right NOW.

Today is YOUR day! Be great to yourself!

*For daily inspiration and to find out more about me, please feel free to check out my website . You can also follow me around the streets of Los Angeles as I ramble on about philosophy, spirituality or anything for that matter on my webseries, "Dashboard Confessions" at... (more)

Tags: life, oprah winfrey, inspiration, motivation, happiness, Positivity, faith, shari alyse, sharing with shari, dashboard confessions, talk show

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