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Either You Decide

“Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.” – Christopher Reeve So much of the way we live our lives comes down to this exact choice. Do I want

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Dance with fear

“Dance with fear. Dance with done. Dance with the resistance. Dance with each other. Dance with art.” – Seth Godin Right now, in this moment, I cannot tell you how much this quote means to me. I also cannot tell

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Just be patient

“Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush. Be quick, but don’t hurry.” – Earl Monroe Earl Monroe is a former professional basketball player in the NBA, with a distinctive style, and amazing ball-handling skill. I watched this

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Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber

“Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.Thou hast no figures, nor no fantasies,Which busy care draws in the brains of men;Therefore thou sleep’st so sound. ” – Shakespeare This quote of Shakespeare’s is taken from the play “Julius Caesar”. In this

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I got to grow up

“I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.” – Antonio Villaraigosa Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mums. Sure, it may well be a Hallmark holiday designed to sell cards and gifts – but

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Every rejection is a gift

“Every rejection is a gift. A chance to learn and to do it better next time. An opportunity to figure out how to bounce, not break. Don’t waste them.” – Seth Godin I don’t want to bore you with intimate

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The key

“The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” – Epictetus Dedicated to my dear group of closest friends, in whose company I spent a great evening last night. Good friendship

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Learn to be quiet enough

“Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.” – Marian Wright Edelman For some time now, I’ve followed the work of Louise L. Hay. She is, I guess, a

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Life is a mirror

“Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.” – Ernest Holmes Thanks Ernest. I have nothing to add except this: Ernest speaks the truth, and I have witnessed it first-hand countless times. With love,

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Mistakes

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee We all make mistakes. It’s the nature of life, learning, exploring, and basically just being human. Sometimes, they’re big ones. Sometimes, they’re little ones. But,

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The early bird

“The early bird catches the worm.” I lead the Eastern Beaches Photo Walk again this morning. The above frame was taken on my iPhone just prior to creating a time-lapse video. Do yourself a favour – watch the timelapse video

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When you look back on life

“When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.” – H. Jackson Browne, Jr. Today’s image taken by my lovely wife, on the morning of our dear friends Ann

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Laughter is the sun

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” – Victor Hugo It sure is. I visited my Dad yesterday, twice. He’s much better, and was laughing LOTS with me and my two brothers last night. I think

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A little chocolate

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz I think Chuck said it all. Happy Easter. And chocolate. With love, and chocolate, Israel. xo  

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NO is always the answer

“NO is always the answer to a question that hasn’t been asked.” Or, more commonly: If you don’t ask, you don’t get. Inspired by the generous soul stationed at the ticket gates, who allowed Belinda, me, and our two kids

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The thing about perfection

“The thing about perfection is it’s unknowable. It’s impossible. But it’s always right in front of you.” – Kevin Flynn Watched TRON:Legacy tonight. (That explains the font, and the quote.) I’ve been thinking about perfection a lot, and this quote happened

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The way back

“The way back will always be there. The way forward may not.” – Unknown This one goes out to my brother in law Lance, who is living and working in Paris, France right now. We had a great hour-and-a-half Skype

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If your dreams don’t scare you

“If your dreams don’t scare you they are not big enough.” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf I’ve seen this quote in two separate café’s in two separate suburbs within the last two weeks. Clearly the Universe is trying to tell me

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Yeah we all shine on

“Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.” – John Lennon When I photograph people, they have an inherent light in their eyes. If they’re stressed, or feeling uncomfortable in front of the camera,

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Take the leap!

“Take the leap!” Not literally, like, off the depicted rocks, or anything. Just so we’re clear. I’m talking figuratively here, my friends. Take the leap. Into a new career. Out of your comfort zone. Into a fresh mindset. Out of bad habits.

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The beginning

“The beginning is half of every action.” – Greek proverb This is a gem from the Getting Things Done book I started late last week. Simple, yet kick-in-the-pants effective. Use it wisely, and enjoy :) I also wanted to take

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Don’t just do something

“Don’t just do something, stand there.” – Rochelle Myer Huh? Yes, actually. This quote is the right way around. I laughed, loudly, in the café I was in when I read this. It could be said that I lol’d. Never forget

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Take your life

“Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” – Erica Jong Wow, this is a powerful one. I have long believed in the concept of Universal Responsibility – i.e. I am

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