Sunday Firesides: Finding the Way

In East Asian religious and philosophical traditions, Tao means “the Way,” and represents the underlying order of the universe. To live life wisely and well, one must live in accordance with its unnamed but discernible principles and patterns. The Way is Truth, the Absolute, as well as the path to Truth. The concept of the Way is not unique to these traditions. The aim of Stoicism is to harmonize one’s will with Nature. The earliest disciples of Jesus called themselves not Christians, but “foll...
Tags: Life, Jesus, Tao, A Man's Life, Manvotionals

5 Reasons Every Job is an Opportunity

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison A part of me wanted to blame myself. Another part wanted to blame employers for not recognizing talent. And yet another part wanted to blame God. I was working a job I didn’t care for after years of studying and preparing for an occupation in my field. Sound familiar at all? By my final semester of college, I’d heard the gamut of wisdom and statistics shared by leadership figure...
Tags: Career, Careers, Linkedin, Mindset, Thomas Edison, Achilles

Original vs. Flanker: fresh roses of Delina La Rosée vs sweets of Delina and even more sweets of Delina Exclusif

Delina is the most popular perfume for women in the Parfums de Marly line, so it is not surprising that it has already got two flankers: gourmand Delina Exclusif and fresh Delina La Rosée. Each of them further develops a potential direction pledged in the original, so if you feel something is missing in Delina, you can probably find it in one of its flankers. Delina Exclusif will take you to a p... Read full article: Original vs. Flanker: fresh roses of Delina La Rosée vs sweets of Delina and ...
Tags: Fashion, Fragrantica Perfumes, Parfums de Marly, Delina La Rosée, Delina, Delina Exclusif

Chocolate-free traditions: celebrating Easter with pickled fish, strong eggs and prayer

Traditions passed down through generations connect families to homelands and the past with present during the annual religious holidaySylvie Saab Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Religion, Life and style, Christianity, Easter, Saab Continue

The Mosaic That is Innovation: New Article in TD Magazine

According to a World Bank analysis, innovation is on the decline. Given innovation’s role in moving organizations and society forward, what can we do to encourage it? One way to foster innovation is to encourage connection in our work cultures. In a new article published by TD magazine, my co-author Katharine Stallard and I explore how connection contributes to innovation by examining the creative process surrounding the hit Broadway production Hamilton. TD is the flagship publication for The ...
Tags: Careers, Innovation, Broadway, World Bank, ASTD, Media Appearances, Johannes Plenio, Katharine Stallard, Association for Talent Development ATD, Hamilton TD

Quick & Easy Sweet Potato Casserole: Holiday Favorite!

This Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe is perfect for Holidays or as a sugary side dish! This recipe has an autumn spice to it and is layered with marshmallows — great for balancing out meals with salty foods like ham, turkey, and gravy! What to Serve With Your Sweet Potato Casserole This Sweet Potato Casserole recipe... Read More » The post Quick & Easy Sweet Potato Casserole: Holiday Favorite! appeared first on .
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Maker of Lil Nas X 'Satan shoes' blocked by Nike insists they are works of art

MSCHF cannot sell 666 pairs of controversial sneakers‘Conceptual art collective’ bemoans legal reverseThe maker of the rapper Lil Nas X’s controversial “Satan shoes” responded to a lawsuit from Nike by claiming the sneakers were works of art. Related: Satan shoes? Sure. But Lil Nas X is not leading American kids to devil-worship | Akin Olla Continue reading...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Nike, Life and style, World news, US news, Culture, Lil Nas X, Lil Nas

How to Remove Suffering From Pain

Don’t resist the pain. Experience the pain. When you experience pain and just observe it, it no longer exists as suffering. This was the message from Ronan Oliveira, who is one of the trainers for the fitness program that I am currently going through. He was making this point because one of the exercises in the program required you to hold the dumbbell you were using while keeping your muscle contracted until you literally couldn’t hold it any longer. He was talking about how training i...
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It Cosmetics Secret Sauce Moisturizer 50% + Up to 30% Off Sitewide + Three Free Lipsticks

It Cosmetics Secret Sauce Moisturizer is 50% off today ($34.50) plus save 20% Off sitewide (or sign up for their loyalist program and get 30% off sitewide) and spend $75 to grab a full-size Pillow Lips Lipstick Trio completely free! Enjoy! Where to buy It Cosmetics You may also enjoy... Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Concealer Review & SwatchesStila Stay All Day 3D Wet-To-Set Eyeshadow Trio Spring 2013Tarte Lights Camera Lashes 4-Piece Mascara Set Less Than $10 Each Free ShippingBob...
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Sir Tom Jones: ‘The knicker throwing started in the Copacabana in New York in 1968’

The singer, 80, on enthusiastic audiences, singing Sex Bomb at 90, meeting a young Michael Jackson and losing the love of his lifeI’ve been singing since I was a kid growing up in Pontypridd in South Wales. I would sing in school. I would sing in chapel. Any chance I got to get up and sing, I took it.I was quarantined for two years with tuberculosis. I was in hospital or confined to my house from 1952 to 1954, from the age of 12 to 14. There was an old gas lamp-post at the end of the street I co...
Tags: Music, New York, Life and style, Culture, South Wales, Michael Jackson, Tom Jones, Copacabana, Pontypridd

Meltdown: Ravneet Gill’s recipes for using up Easter egg chocolate

Who wants to turn their excess Easter eggs into chocolate fondant, chocolate cereal clusters and chocolate and hazelnut spread? Bring it on!Can you bake with Easter egg chocolate? Sure you can. After getting my hands on a variety of Easter eggs this year (dark chocolate, caramelised white chocolate, orange-flavoured, nougat-filled mini eggs, the ones with pretzels stuck all over them … ), I found a place for them all: melted and turned into something else. For these recipes, I encourage you to u...
Tags: Food, Cake, Snacks, Eggs, Life and style, Breakfast, Side Dishes, Baking, Chocolate, Dessert, Easter, Ravneet Gill

Saturday Links

Podcast: I enjoyed talking to Jen Pollock Michel about her book A Habit Called Faith on the Gospel for Life Podcast. Curated links for your weekend reading: Pastors, Train Future Pastors “Part of my responsibility is to send younger pastors into the land that I cannot go—the future.” The Great Leadership Challenge of 2021 It certainly is my job — and that of many people reading this — to shepherd the people of God with courage, to guard against timidity, to stand firm in the perfe...
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Minnie Driver: ‘I did not have the appetite to be a big movie star’

The British actor shot to fame in Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon, but didn’t fit the Hollywood mould – and she’s fine with thatMinnie Driver first realised the film industry might be a strange place for a woman who didn’t fit its tiny mould when she was standing in some mud. A ditch, in fact, that had been dug for her, on a hill, so that she looked shorter than the actor she was snogging. “I was hock high in a bog, as they say in Ireland,” she says merrily, in an accent that instantly reminds...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Television, Podcasts, Film, Matt Damon, Los Angeles, Life and style, Culture, Ireland, Television & radio, Minnie Driver

Mental Toughness

Your mental toughness and the way in which you organize your mind are the two biggest determinants of everything that happens to you and whether or not you attain your full potential. Mental... By Harrison Barnes
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Blind date: ‘Would I meet her again? Oh, I do hope so...’

Marion, 36, operations manager, meets Brenden, 37, opera singerWhat were you hoping for?A nice evening and someone easy to talk to. Continue reading...
Tags: Relationships, Life and style, Dating, Marion, Brenden

The Final 21 Days of Beauty Deals

It’s the last day of the Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Deals and here’s what’s 50% Off: Peter Thomas Roth Max Complexion Correction Pads $23 Dermalogic Age Smart MultiVitamin Power Firm $32 GLAMGLOW BRIGHTEYES Illuminating Anti-Fatigue Eye Cream $19 Benefit Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara $13 Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz $11 Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Now at Ulta: Well-Rested CC Eye PrimerIt Cosmetics The Romantics Naturally Pretty Matte Palette Review & Swatche...
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There’s a cold snap forecast. The tortoise is in peril | Tim Dowling

I use a weather app with a poor reputation, on purpose, because I often want it to be wrong I come downstairs in the morning to find the cat and the tortoise both waiting for me.“Mayor,” says the cat. Continue reading...
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