A WORLD GONE MAD?

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
A SOLUTION? In light of the atrocities in Barcelona, words from an advocate of peace, who influenced 200 million people, through the power of his mind: "I DID ONCE SERIOUSLY THINK OF EMBRACING THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.  THE GENTLE FIGURE OF CHRIST, SO FULL OF FORGIVENESS THAT HE TAUGHT HIS FOLLOWERS NOT TO RETALIATE WHEN ABUSED OR STRUCK, BUT TO TURN THE OTHER CHEEK.  I THOUGHT IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE PERFECT MAN". "NON-VIOLENCE IS THE GREATEST FORCE AT THE DISPOSAL OF ...
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PEACE AND FORGIVENESS

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. This man was the embodiment of peace and forgiveness!  In light of some of the recent incidents, here a few words from the great man: "I REFUSE TO ACCEPT THE VIEW THAT MANKIND IS SO TRAGICALLY BOUND TO THE STARLESS MIDNIGHT OF RACISM AND WAR, THAT THE BRIGHT DAYLIGHT OF PEACE AND BROTHERHOOD CAN NEVER BECOME A REALITY.  I BELIEVE THAT UNARMED TRUTH AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE WILL HAVE THE FINAL WORD". "VIOLENCE, AS A WAY OF ACHIEVING RACIAL ...
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I would appreciate your feedback upon my latest music video: Do Me A Favor

by Oliver Ohene-Dokyi Arts and Entertainment
Hi everyone and thank you for being you in the first place! My name is Oliver Ohene-Dokyi and this is my first article here. I hope it will inspire you in a positive way! This photo shows my face. I really would appreciate your feedback upon my latest music video: Do Me A Favor - but before I'll show it I'd like to tell you a bit more about how I made it. First of all it is the last track to an Album i've created ...
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THE PRINCESS OF HEARTS

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
DIANA I've just watched a very moving portrayal of the late Princess Diana from the perspective of her two sons Prince William and Prince Harry.  I've seen documentaries about Diana before, but this one was very special, as the two Princes gave their own open and honest portrayal of their deceased mother. The programme was a stark reminder to me of the extraordinary love which exuded through this remarkable woman.  I myself, could literally feel the love and joy which Diana bestowed ...
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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
THE HUMAN SPIRIT You are an incredible human being with unlimited potential!  The beauty that lies within you, bursts through, when you let your light shine brightly. Yesterday, I met an absolutely wonderful couple on the train.  They are from the United States of America, and were travelling from Copenhagen in Denmark to Gothenburg in Sweden.  They had been to a wedding, and were then travelling to mix a little business with pleasure. They were so friendly and outgoing, that we met as ...
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EL CLASICO

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
THE GIANTS Barcelona and Real Madrid, the two giants of Spanish and world football are playing each other in the Spanish Super Cup.  The score is currently 3-1 to Real Madrid in stoppage time at the end of the game. The game has now ended with that scoreline.  Real Madrid scored two remarkable goals late on in the game. I admire both football clubs for their unrivalled success, however I don't like the way that they both go about their business.  In particular ...
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LIGHTNING BOLT

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
MR. USAIN The end of an era!  The greatest sprinter of all time ran his last championship race this evening.  It ended in misery for him and the rest of the Jamaican relay team, but his glittering career has left a memorable legacy. All the Olympic Gold Medals and World Championship Gold Medals that he won, were a remarkable achievement, but the grace and humility that he showed whilst winning all those titles, is what touched the hearts of the people that ...
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Success on Amazon Video Direct for Independent Film Maker!

by Christian Liebich Arts and Entertainment, Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications
YES!! Let me share my latest Amazon Video Direct success story as an independent film maker with you. THE BLACK ROOTS OF SALSA is online available through Amazon Prime, Amazon Video and soon on Apple TV! (Currently in the US, UK, Japan, Germany)   When I published the documentary THE BLACK ROOTS OF SALSA in May 2016, Amazon just had announced Amazon Video Direct for independent film maker to access the Amazon marketplace. I was looking for a streaming solution for the distribution of the ...
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DON'T FORGET TO SMILE

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
THE SPIRIT OF HAPPINESS You were wonderfully made!  You were made to live a great life!  Your life has a great purpose, and the main part of that purpose, is to be a blessing to others. One of the ways you can be a blessing to others, is to smile.  At anyone and everyone.  It doesn't cost you anything, but can do so much for someonelse.  You smiling at someone, can be the reason that they succeed in a job interview, lifts ...
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Only halfway there

by Rick Hendriks Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement
Out of your mind So as a singer-songwriter you are always creating stuff. Getting things out of your mind into lyrics or music or getting them sound threw your instrument or on to tape. Actually marketing is the same process. Only halfway there When creating something making it for yourself and having it I believe you're only halfway there. If something is really beautiful, a piece of music or a piece of art. What is it worth if you can't ...
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APOCALYPSE?

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
MISCONCEPTION For the first time, I saw a documentary series on television called 'The Hunt for God' with the actor Morgan Freeman.  A fascinating programme about different religious beliefs around the world. The centre of focus in the programme that I saw yesterday, was on the term 'apocalyse'.  Many of us associate this word with the destruction of the world, doomsday, judgement day, etc.  However, it was revealed in this programme, that this association is false.  The word 'apocalyse' comes from an ...
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HOW TO DO GREAT WORK

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Writing and Speaking
EXCELLENCE You were born with greatness inside of you!  You were made to accomplish greatness!  Therefore, you are already great. Here are a few tips on living your greatness: 1.  DO SOMETHING YOU LOVE - Follow your heart 2.  GIVE MORE THAN YOU ASK FOR - Go the extra mile 3.  ALLOW YOUR PASSION TO COME OUT - Be yourself and don't hold back 4.  EXPECT NOTHING LESS THAN THE BEST - Strive for excellence in everything you do 5.  HAVE A STRONG FOUNDATION AT HOME - ...
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TENACITY

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
BE RELENTLESS You were wonderfully made!  You were blessed with everything that you need to live a successful and fulfilled life.  One essential ingredient is a 'never-say-die' attitude.  A mentality which keeps you driving forward, no matter what. Thomas Edison conducted 1000 experiments, before he succeeded with the first incandescent light bulb.  He has been described as America's greatest inventor.  If he had given up after the 999 unsuccessful experiments, then we would not be talking about him today. The British inventor Sir James Dyson, ...
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Entrepreneur! What is on your book shelf?

by Camilla N Arts and Entertainment, Business, Self Improvement
A couple of days ago, I made time to search for inspiring books. Not novels this time, but books on business, entrepreneurship and personal growth.  It seems like I'm not the only one, who was out to have an inspiring read during vacation time :) I started my search on Facebook. Here I found several friends asking people for book inspiration for the summer. On LinkedIn people were also more than ready to share their best reading experiences. On my own book shelf, ...
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A WINNERS MENTALITY

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
WILL Wow!  I've just watched another thrilling race from the World Athletics Championships in London.  It was the womens 1500 metres final. It was a slow race from the beginning, up until the last 400 metres.  Several women were bumping and barging each other, jockeying for position.  A British lady was running a good race, being spurred on by a loyal and encouraging home crowd. The last 100 metres of the race was very exciting.  The two leading women, looked like they were ...
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Telling Stories: How To Get Their Attention

by Andre Cronje Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Communications, Writing and Speaking
"By the time I was 26 years old, life seemed like it was going well for me. I had a full-time job with a promising career track, owned my first house, and I drove a cool vintage Land Rover.  But secretly I was struggling with where I was at in life. When I looked at the guys around me where I worked, and realized that like them I was going to drive the same highway every day for the next 20 years ...
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Something different

by David Dodard Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Communications
Hello everyone,                           I hope everyone had an amazing day/night and hopefully everything is becoming better and better by the second. Most of the time, on a blog we expect is to receive information about a certain topic or teachings of a new skill, however today I don’t really want to do that. Let me ask you a  simple question rather:  “Have you ever felt as if you were alone ...
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INTEGRITY

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
VALUES Earlier this evening, I witnessed an incident whilst I was watching the World Athletics Championships held in London.  It was during the medal presentation for the mens 100 metres, which took place last night. Justin Gatlin was the winner, and after his name was announced over the public address system, the spectators booed.  Indeed, after he had won the race he was booed.   Now to provide some background to the situation, Justin Gatlin has been banned TWICE for testing positive for performance-enhancing ...
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Telling Stories: The Story Triangle

by Andre Cronje Arts and Entertainment, Business, Self Improvement, Communications, Writing and Speaking
"Yesterday we took Sunny and Charlize to Sikome Lake, where we met Abigail and Daniel with Susan. On our way there we picked up timbits from Timmies, and I made boerewors and potato salad to share. It was a hot day and there were tons of people on the beach, but we all had a great day." If you are still reading this blog, thank you! It is very likely that you went: Who are these people? Who is Timmies, and what ...
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REMEMBER WHY

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
THE MEANING You have greatness inside you!  You also have a tremendous purpose!  To help remind you of this, here is a famous poem that can be used for daily inspiration: FOOTPRINTS One night, a man had a dream.  He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the Lord.  Across the sky flashed scenes from his life.  For each scene, he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; one belonging to him, and the other to the Lord. When the last scene ...
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