16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in School I am 28 now. I don’t think about the past or regret things much these days. But sometimes I wish that I had known some of things I have learned over the last few years a bit earlier. That perhaps there had been a self-improvement class in school. And in some ways there probably was. The Awakening A time comes in your life when you finally get…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out…ENOUGH1 Enough fighting and crying and blaming and struggling to hold on. Then, like a child quieting down after a tantrum, you blink back your tears and begin to look at the world through new eyes. This is your awakening. You realize it’s time to stop hoping and waiting for something to change, or for happiness, safety and security to magically appear over the next horizon. You realize that in the real world there aren’t always fairy tale endings, and that any guarantee of “happily ever after” must begin with you…and in the process a sense of serenity is born of acceptance.
desenhos a lápis que parecem levantar-se para fora da página [12 imagens] Most of these drawings by Ramon Bruin seem relatively simple, but at the same time, because of their shadows and some intriguingly placed real-life props in the photographs, the sketched images appear to be almost magically leaving the bounds of the paper they’re drawn on… (via My Modern Met) Is the Rapture Biblical? With the resurgence of Left Behind I thought I’d highlight a few interesting things about the common depiction of rapture theology. When studying I realized the real question should be, where is our hope? Or what’s our final hope? For more research or study on this topic I’d recommend checking out Surprised By Hope and Revelation For Everyone by N.T. Wright.
Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” “Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” “When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.” You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact There's a chart I saw recently that I can't get out of my head. A Harvard business professor and economist asked more than 5,000 Americans how they thought wealth was distributed in the United States. This is what they said they thought it was. Dividing the country into five rough groups of the top, bottom, and middle three 20% groups, they asked people how they thought the wealth in this country was divided.
Fantasia Pictures Dragon Warrior Fantasy PictureAs usual, painted in Photoshop from scratch. Background was painted and then I added some textures to give realism and finally blurried it all. Huge size as usual (about 9000x6000px) to be printed at 60x90cm, so reaaaaally time-consuming to have everything fully rendered in a realistic way.2d, fantasy, castle, woman, dragon, rider, redhead, female warrior Iris Fantasy PictureA collaboration between me and Michelle Hoefener ( Lineart by her, colors by me.2d, anime, flower, elf, fantasy Arkona - Masha Fantasy PictureIllustration for <b>Arkona</b> album Decade of Glory.
Hatred Between Jews and Samaritans Later, Israel divided into two kingdoms. The northern kingdom, called Israel, established its capital first at Shechem, a revered site in Jewish history, and later at the hilltop city of Samaria. Meanwhile, the southern kingdom of Judah fell to Babylon in 600 B.C. Its people, too, were carried off into captivity. But 70 years later, a remnant of 43,000 was permitted to return and rebuild Jerusalem. The people who now inhabited the former northern kingdom—the Samaritans—vigorously opposed the repatriation and tried to undermine the attempt to reestablish the nation.
50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events.
Watch A Student Totally Nail Something About Women That I've Been Trying To Articulate For 37 Years Lily Myers: Across from me at the kitchen table, my mother smiles over red wine that she drinks out of a measuring glass. She says she doesn't deprive herself, but I've learned to find nuance in every movement of her fork. In every crinkle in her brow as she offers me the uneaten pieces on her plate. I've realized she only eats dinner when I suggest it. I wonder what she does when I'm not there to do so. Diversão com Sass & fonte ícones Icon fonts have been around for ages. They allow us to use tons of fully styleable cross-browser vector icons with one lightweight HTTP request. Icomoon is a very handy web app that makes creating your own icon font a breeze. Pick icons from popular sets or upload your own. Once you have your font installed, you might find yourself reaching for presentational class names such as class="icon icon-facebook".
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