Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 50

color-my-world-with-change Color My World with Change

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The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts. – Marcus Aurelius I celebrate a world that is not just black and white. There are amazing shades of grey layered in between. And when I look all the way into my soul, I see breathtaking colors of red, green and blue as if they were mixed from a painter’s palette.…

finding inspiration Finding Inspiration Everyday

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When I discover who I am, I’ll be free. – Ralph Ellison Inspiration can be found at the oddest times and in the strangest places. It doesn’t require privilege or even luck, finding inspiration is a choice when we take the time to look for it and then receive it.…

escape-the-rut-and-embrace-your-life Escape the Rut and Embrace Your Life

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The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions. – Ellen Glasgow Article by BridgeMaker contributor Ralph Jean-Paul. Please visit him at Potential2Success.com. Do you ever felt like you are stuck in a loop? Like a hamster running around in a wheel that is spinning but not going anywhere?…

how-doubt-serves-you How Doubt Serves You

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Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom. – George Iles Image courtesy of Daniel Y. Go. Article written by BridgeMaker contributor Lorraine Cohen. Please visit her at Powerfull Living. In the last 24 hours I have had two conversations about doubt.…

12-powerful-life-lessons-learned-in-a-year 12 Life Lessons Learned in a Year

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There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. – Denis Waitley The BridgeMaker turns one-year-old today. The blog launched on Sunday, September 14, 2008 with the inaugural post 10 Things You Wish You Had Never Learned. While there are things in my life I wish I had never learned, the lessons learned over the past 12 months have been ones I welcome because they have been life-changing and powerful.…

perfect-life1 No One is Perfect – So Be Kind to Yourself

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The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. – Alden Nowlan Since you’re reading The BridgeMaker, I suspect you’re a thoughtful and reflective individual wanting to become the person that you know, deep down, you can be.…

how-to-find-purpose-and-passion-in-your-career How to Find Passion in Your Career

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If you’re passionate about what it is you do, then you’re going to be looking for everything you can to get better at it. – Jack Canfield Growing up and living most of my life in North America, it always seemed natural to ask people upon meeting them what they did for a living.…

What’s Your Canary in the Coal Mine?

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If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. – Mary Engelbreit Article written by BridgeMaker contributor Paul D. Fitzgerald. Follow him on Twitter. My wife’s grandmother seemed to always have a canary at her house in a small West Virginia river town.…