Smiles

A not so silent film.

by Jan on February 3, 2012

There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less. — Dr. Kurt Hahn, Outward Bound Schools Founder It (…)

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Risky imagination.

by Jan on January 6, 2012

“What you risk reveals what you value.” ~ Jeanette Winterson Imagine the shiny glassed side of a sky scraper becoming a dance floor… Or the majestic cliffs of Yosemite as the back drop for exquisite choreography…. Imagine a dancer who (…)

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Get lost?!

by Jan on December 26, 2011

This turtle is determined! He is a symbol of the will to survive and to keep on going even when you don’t know where you’re going! What is obvious at the end of of this video is that much was (…)

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Lighten up!

by Jan on December 21, 2011

“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.” ~ unknown Everywhere in the world there is darkness and light, night and (…)

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Happy Holidays

by Jan on December 16, 2011

A Smile. It’s contagious!

by Jan on December 2, 2011

Its funny how life works. It is often something of a self-fulfilling prophecy. We get back what we put out. If you put out positive thoughts and a hopeful attitude, then all of a sudden the world looks a whole (…)

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“I’m the happiest man in the world”

by Jan on November 22, 2011

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” ~ Frederick Douglas Almost 99, Jim Henry is vibrantly alive and still going strong. Illiterate until 96, when he first learned to read, he has now written a book! He (…)

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What is the point of hope?

by Jan on November 9, 2011

Point Hope, Alaska is one place where community works together–and has hope. Two hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle–plunged into darkness 9 months out of the year–this tiny and remote whaling town of 900 people is determined to continue (…)

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

by Jan on November 4, 2011

CNN’s Hero Evans Wadongo builds solar powered LED lights for communities in rural Africa. Wodango’s selflessness and determination is inspiring. Through his project has already brought light to 10,000 homes and intends to continue making lights that enable children to learn (…)

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Say “yes”!

by Jan on October 27, 2011

I don’t always read the newspaper, but on Tuesday morning something really caught my eye. A little story about one of our local judges and dying man’s wish to be married to his partner of many years. It’s so heartwarming (…)

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