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Passion vs. Desire

Tuesday August 26, 2014 #656

“The heart of human excellence often starts to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.” 107 more words

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I just got excited because I recognized my host mom’s voice. Then I started thinking about how much moving into a new culture makes you a baby again. 90 more words

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Take Action: EU Study on Welfare of Dogs and Cats in Commercial Practices

The European Commission has commissioned a “Study on the Welfare of Dogs and Cats Involved in Commercial Practices“, to collect and analyse information on European breeding, keeping and trade of dogs and cats, and import and export to third countries. 322 more words

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Hello people, I’m Aideyan Daniel, the Team Leader of AideYarn! With your kind permission, I would like to share this story with you.

There was a guy who could put some words together and make them look good on paper…erm…atleast that’s what people said. 903 more words


Get out there!

Getting out of the house can be a big struggle for volunteers. I didn’t understand this before I arrived in Lesotho. But now I get it. 283 more words

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3 Steps to Recover from Failure

What matters most is not the failure itself, but rather what you do AFTER a failure.

Here are 3 steps to recover from failure:

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Guerilla Gardening

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.”