Tag Archives: talents

Quote of the Week – Sow Bountifully

4 Jun

 

I came across this quote today by the poet and novelist, Robert Louis Stevenson. We can see why he had such a prolific talent with words. His writing was an inspiration for Nobel laureates like Hemingway and Kipling.

But what can we gather from this vitalising quote? Continue reading

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The First Step…

20 May

He tried to hold it down
But they forced his hand
He tried to bide his time
But that didn’t suit their plans
“You’ve so much to say; so much to give young man!”
This he knows but this young man
Didn’t think it was time to expose what he knows he can
Truth is – he is bound
Bound by the fear that they don’t really want to hear
What goes on his inner interior?
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‘Let your light shine’

13 Apr

One of the driving forces behind the conception of this blog was a thirst to make a positive contribution in our society.

It’s been said before that it’s not who we are but what we do that defines us. Each of us has the means to make a real change today. By cultivating our talents, we help make ripples of difference in the lives of others.

To better the world we live in, we must first better ourselves. If we are to reach the promise of our potential, we must move away from our fears and inhibitions. To grow, sometimes we must leave our safety zone, our nest of comfort. To fly, we must spread our wings and soar to new heights with faith and courage.

So let us walk this journey together, to inspire, rekindle and inflame anew the light of those around us. The lamp we light for others will also brighten our own path.

I’d like to share a clip from the film ‘Coach Carter’. It echoes a powerful sentiment, that is – we’re all meant to shine! Continue reading