Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker

A soul on fire Soul on Fire

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The most powerful force on earth is the human soul on fire. – Ferdinand Foch
I’m back.
I could blame my absence on a busy work schedule or wanting some downtime while on vacation. But I know myself better than that.…

five-electrifying-ways-to-unplug-and-actually-connect Five Ways to Unplug and Connect

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As we get past our material wants and instant gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves, as well as to others. – Judith Wright
I have two laptop computers, a smart phone, four email accounts, a Twitter and a Facebook profile, an iPhone 6, four television sets and a blog.…

keep your faith alive What Keeps Your Faith Alive?

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We are twice armed if we fight with faith. – Plato
Some days the bad news rushes over you like a storm surge from a high tide. Rescue feels hopeless. Disaster seems certain.
The ISIS threat – earthquakes – a rising murder rate – things are getting blacker; it’s as if the world is spinning out of control and faith has died.…

dangerous word The Most Dangerous Word

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi
Tomorrow.
Tomorrow is the most dangerous word.
When we make the choice to put something off until tomorrow, we are missing the opportunity to live fully in the present; to live in the here and now; to live this day.…

makes you want to holler What Makes You Wanna Holler?

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Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa of Calcutta
I grew up in North Carolina, the most beautiful state in the southern United Sates.
No disrespect intended to my southern brothers and sisters, but the Tar Heel state is simply breath taking.…

Autumn portrait of a beautiful young woman laying on dry autumn leaves The Best Answer to Peaceful Living

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With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
After years of soul searching, reading books, and writing more than 700 blog posts to learn more about the life I want to create, I think I’ve found the best answer to peaceful living.…

life is short Life is short, so…

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Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet. – Sarah Louise Delany
As I roll into my mid-50s, the urge to cherish every day grows stronger.
The things that once annoyed me now remind me that life is in motion.…