Pursue Your Dreams

Pursue Your Dreams

 Carpe Diem #1335 pursue your dreams

People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams because they feel that they don’t deserve them, or that they’ll be unable to achieve them.” (Source: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho)

ideas flowing
stroll through the garden
refreshing soul

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sails billow
ruffled by winds of hope
autumn sunset

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An Empty Mind

An Empty Mind

Carpe Diem #1334 An Empty Mind

[…] “Now each morning, when your mind is still empty, devote a little time to the Divine … Inhale deeply and ask for all the blessings in the air to enter your body and fill every cell.  Then exhale slowly, projecting happiness and peace around you.  Repeat this ten times.  You’ll be helping to heal yourself and contributing to healing the world as well”. […] (Source: Aleph by Paulo Coelho)

winter afternoon
gentle creaking
porch swing

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slow walk
around the garden beds –
inhale, exhale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No time to waste

No time to waste

Carpe Diem #1332 No Time To Waste
[…] “Someone asked him that why are some luckier than the others. One of the extraordinary excerpts on this subject where he calls success as a consequence and not an end, ‘Success comes to those who do not waste time comparing what they are doing with what others are doing; it enters the house of the person who says “I will do my best’ everyday”. […] (Source: Manuscript Found In Accra by Paulo Coelho)

cheery wren
happily working
break of day

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all I can do
day in and day out
my best

Loyalty

Loyalty

Carpe Diem #1330 loyalty

..] ‘Loyalty has its roots in respect and respect is the fruit of Love, and Love drives out the demons of the imagination – which distrust everything and everyone – and, instead, returns purity to our gaze’. […] (Source: Manuscript found in Accra – Paulo Coelho)

in green willow’s shade

Jasmine and lily flourish
sunlight slipping in

Follow the Dictates of Your Heart

Follow the Dictates of Your Heart

Carpe Diem #1325 follow the dictates of your heart

[…] “There is no sin but the lack of love, have courage, be capable of loving, even if love appears to be a treacherous and terrible thing. Be happy in love. Be joyful in victory. Follow the dictates of your heart.” […] (Source: The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho)

in the throes of love
searching for satisfaction
two hearts entwine

Carried Away by the Night

Carried Away by the Night

Carpe Diem #1324 carried away by the night

 

[…] “Let yourself get carried away by the night from time to time. Look up at the stars and try to get drunk on the sense of infinity. The night, with all its charms, is also a path to enlightenment. Just as a dark well has thirst-quenching water at its bottom, the night, whose mystery brings us closer to the mystery of God, has a flame capable of enkindling our soul hidden in its shadows.” […] (Source: Adultery by Paulo Coelho)

hidden in shadow
desires unfold in the night
insatiable flame

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dizzying heavens
myriad  of stars flickering
drunk with love