Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wisdom Wednesday

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” -- Sir Cecil Beaton
"We're All Mad Here," Winter 2011 Look book, Threadsence 

Every now and then, I am reminded never to settle for less than I deserve. These reminders come at me in little ways, yet, regardless of how little they may be, they are still there. So, I listen. I am reminded that every single day is full of possibility and that I am to bring some sort of purpose, some meaning to it. Just the other day, I was having a relaxing lunch with a coworker, and before heading back to the grind we decided to crack open our fortunes. We both smiled as we read words that seemed to be made just for us. Mine read, "You will take a chance in the near future, and win." I was thrilled that my fortune was as sweet as the cookie it came in. I sat there thinking about all the opportunities that were just waiting for me to reach out and grab them. Then, I sat some more and asked myself why I wasn't out in the world grabbing them with both hands. I went home that night and seriously contemplated some of my dreams, goals, plans... you name it. It was then that I stumbled upon this quote, and realized once again, that settling is not an option. Playing it safe is not an option. So, I dare to dream. I dare to be different. I dare to make choices that some would call "impractical." I'm betting on myself, because like my fortune says, I know I'm bound to win. So, that's my wisdom for this Wednesday. Hope I've inspired you to take a chance on yourself and win big. 

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7 Comments:

Blogger L.A. in the bay said...

Love your words of inspiration!

And love these photos. I would love to do pictures like this! So awesome!

November 9, 2011 at 9:28 PM  
Anonymous kristina@beancakes ★ said...

such great inspiration and i love your photos!!
xx ~ k

November 10, 2011 at 12:53 AM  
OpenID raindropsofsapphire.com said...

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November 10, 2011 at 3:47 AM  
OpenID debbiecutieface said...

love the editorial and the words of wisdom. You are right. It's good to take a risk and be different.

November 10, 2011 at 5:11 AM  
Blogger 2Anchor said...

What a great quote!!!! I feel like it needs to be framed in my living room....I just might do that!

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November 10, 2011 at 8:10 AM  
Blogger HeyDahye said...

Aww so cute. The pictures are seriously soo pretty.

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November 11, 2011 at 9:25 PM  
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November 20, 2011 at 3:28 PM  

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