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Cultivating contentment in tough times
When we reframe the idea of gratitude as something more akin to contentment and acceptance,
it puts us in a better state of mind to accept the blessings of our life with pragmatism, love, and wisdom.
INSPIRE YOUR PRACTICE
OWN YOUR ABODE
See All in Own Your Abode
CRAFT YOUR OWN LIFE
WEAR WHAT FEELS GOOD
WRITE LIKE YOU MEAN IT
What if religion was each other, and our practice was our life? Inspiring words from Ganga White.
From the forthcoming Ta-Nehisi Coates book to Afro-Puerto-Rican rapper Princess Nokia, here's a rundown of what I am following, listening to, reading, and watching this week.
Doing cool shit requires doing. It’s so easy to talk a big game. A lot of young people think they can read one book or do something for a couple of months and think they’re experts. That’s not how it works.
You have to dive in and humble yourself. You have to do and do and do.
"Every day is a great extravagance, when I wake up and rise up and breathe -- life." — DJ Khaled
Dad didn't want to leave us when he did, and so sometimes his spirit alights on my shoulder or shows up in a room when he wants to join me.
That weekend in September 1972, I ran eight rolls through the camera. After that I photographed nearly every weekend until late spring of 1973. I was twenty-six years-old.
Blogging is hard work but it's rewarding work. When I get to a place where I am writing freely, where I am able to post when I want about what I want, when I feel organized, when my correspondence is up to date -- that is when my content is ticking. And that's when relationships are built. That's when new opportunities knock on my door. And it's when I feel most personally fulfilled and inspired. I want you to have that feeling too. So here goes. My Essential Blogging Tips
"There's a way that the force of disappointment can be alchemized into something that will paradoxically renew you. It's something you're not gonna take a seminar in. You either learn from it or are undone by it. " — Martin Scorsese
It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon... I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shrivelled and closed from fear of further pain.
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