Tag: sunrise

A man who wants to lead

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado I love this quote. It makes me feel utterly comfortable with something that has long been uncomfortable – the ability to push

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And the world will be better for this

This is a quote from an old song called “The Impossible Dream (The Quest)” performed by Andy Williams. It is insanely corny, but also insanely inspiring. I first learned about it through a Honda commercial a few years back –

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness

Today’s IQ will reach you on the last day of the Australian Financial Year. Exciting times, hey? Especially if you’re an accountant or financial-industry-person. Why am I telling you that? I have no idea. Honestly. Actually, it’s probably because I

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The mind is not a vessel

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch We live in an age of information consumption. We are literally using every spare moment to fill our minds with stuff. TV, Facebook, Twitter,

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I just want to open up

I mentioned in a previous post about how I feel like my heart is full, and opening wider and wider. About how, inside, I feel there is an infinite amount of love, waiting to get shared with the world. The

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An early morning walk

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau I am setting myself a challenge. To get up, and move, before I start work for the day, every single day. I am committing to

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Morning Without You

Dear friends, When these IQ’s get emailed by the magic elves at Internet-land, they do it around 7am Sydney time. As such, you are the ones to whom I refer, when I use this quote: “Morning without you is a

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17 May 2013

This picture reminded me of a Stairway to Heaven, hence the quote. I sometimes feel I was born in the wrong era – SOOO much of what I love about music, surf culture, and art came from the late 60’s

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12 May 2013

Happy Mother’s Day, to all the mothers in this lovely community! I hope you get spoiled, treated like a goddess, and thoroughly pampered today. :) With love, Israel. xo

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26 April 2013

  Dear friends, Yesterday was a rough day. Truth be told, so was today. You might have picked that up from my quote about courage and fear, on a solid dark background. I had a very, very deep chat with

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29 March 2013

  Two guesses as to who I just saw in concert. Led Zeppelin? Nope. Robert Plant, the lead-singer and co-songwriter of aforementioned Led Zeppelin? Yep. Got it in two. Amazing, inspiring, touching, emotionally charged and very moving. I cried during

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9 March 2013

Hi everyone! Today’s IQ is of particular relevance to me. Well, they are all particularly relevant to me – I could probably review the past three weeks’ worth and tell you exactly what I was thinking about in my life

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