Saturday, January 09, 2016

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Three Things To Inspire Your Weekend #41


Quote of the day: 
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -Herbert Spencer 



image: AZFamily

A 12-year-old volunteer, Makenna Breading-Goodrich, started a movement to collect coats for the homeless 3 years ago. Going door to door in her hometwon, she collected over 500 coats in the past year. 




As seen on HuffingtonPost, a Doodle by illustrator, Molly Hahn who has created a compact illustrated guide to finding your happy place no matter the circumstances. Its titled 'Buddha Doodles', and features watercolored sketches of little Buddhas going about their days with enlightening captions. 





Floating House as seen on Arch Daily
Architects: Shuhei Goto Architects
Location: Kikugawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan



Peace.Love.Light*


Current Listen: Ron Carter - The Shadow Of Your Smile



30 comments:

  1. Hi Blogoratti - inspiring 12 year old ... and then changing our perspective - an essential ... floating houses we'll be having those soon .. cheers Hilary

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  2. The 12 year old is great. We need more kids (and adults) like her in this world.

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  3. You did it. I am inspired! Thank you, Blogoratti!

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  4. this girl is amazing :-) Have a nice weekend !

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  5. Thanks for stopping by... wonderful post.. wish u happy new year 2016 n a great weekend xo

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  6. It is a wonderful quote.
    Great ... young volunteer ... great!
    Beautiful weekend.

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  7. Lovely post dear! Have a great weekend! xx

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  8. What an inspiring young lady and an uplifting post.

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  9. Thanks for this uplifting post!! Happy weekend!

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  10. Hooray for a young person who has taken over the fate of homeless gathered as many coats and jackets. Regards.

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  11. The first one is truly inspiring. I have been on intermittent journeys since last few months (still posting on my site though), but good to be back here!

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  12. Thanks for the inspiring news today!

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  13. That's a lot of coats. Good to find one's happy place too.

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  14. You have obviously chosen a wise view of life, Friend

    Warm ALOHA to You,
    ComfortSpiral

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  15. Great stories. And I love the one about the 12-year-old volunteer. So young and already making the world a better place.

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  16. Love the Buddha Doodles. I am drawn to their peaceful images.

    Good for that young lady! What a great idea.

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  17. It's admirable when young people step up to the plate.

    I would like that book! Some days I need help...

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  18. The 12 year old's deed is very inspiring indeed! I am very encouraged!

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  19. Such a beautiful girl with a beautiful heart. Great stories.

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  20. Hats off to Makenna!
    The floating house looks great; I do have a thing for symmetry.

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  21. Hello, the 12yr old has a big heart. Great stores. I love the doodle and the pretty house. Enjoy your weekend!

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  22. That is so inspiring thanks blogratti for sharing..

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  23. Such a beautiful post. I am all smiles.
    Wish you a great 2016 :)

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  24. LOVE the coats for the homeless initiative.

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  25. Hi Blogoratti, I need that inspirational girl to drop by my home... I have a few coats I could give her... I'm going to donate them for others to wear xox

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  26. That girl is awesome!

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  27. Nice to see young people doing things for others.

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  28. I love meekenah. such a lovely initiative
    www.ethniques.blogspot.com

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  29. I love meekenah. such a lovely initiative
    www.ethniques.blogspot.com

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