Tag: take

Take One Step At A Time

“Take one step at a time.” Belinda and I are up for some pretty big stuff. Like… designing and building a coach-sized motorhome, for starters. And transforming children’s health one lunchbox at a time, as well. And leaving the city

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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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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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Expect anything worthwhile

“Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.” – Debbie Millman Like trees, learning to surf, becoming a great artist, growing up (or at least older), meditating, writing well, and so on. Be patient, young grasshopper. With love, Israel. xo  

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We don’t receive wisdom

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” – Marcel Proust Today’s image is of the Great Scenic Railway rollercoaster at Luna Park in St

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Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes

“Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.” – Edvard Grieg Today’s quote comes from a Norwegian composer, who wrote a famous piece called… “In the Hall of the Something Something. Anyone?

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Whoever wants to reach

“Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.” – Saul Bellow Recently I’ve heard several stories of miraculous achievement which start with a commitment of 15 minutes a day. New products for online businesses, new websites, fitness

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Spend the afternoon.

“Spend the afternoon. You can’t take it with you.” – Annie Dillard Occasionally I feel guilty for wasting time, or lazing about when I could otherwise be working. I have such an ingrained work ethic that there is often an

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