The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
– Steve Jobs
All “Illustrated Wisdoms” in this 2023 Paths to Joy collection were created by splattering Dylusions shimmer spray on 11×14, 98 pound, Canson mixed media paper, then spritzing with water to see how the colors would run and gather.
Consider that about half of the 24 hours in an average work day involve preparing for, traveling to and from and the time spent at work. With eight hours spent sleeping, that leaves four hours for everything else. In understanding how much of life work consumes, these thoughts merit consideration,
— Vincent Van Gogh
— Arthur C. Brooks
What is meaningful work? Indeed lists fourteen elements, including:
- Chances to continue advancing skills through progressively more challenging assignments
- Opportunities to help others
- Pathways to professional development through training and mentorships
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How can meaningful work be found? In “The 5 Pillars of Fulfilling Work,” Wavelength lists respect for self and from others. Also, how your work could improve the world. Then, there’s money-money-money. To decide it’s role in creating a more meaningful existence, ask.
- How much money is needed to live reasonably
- What are the most important things money could buy [or not buy]
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These “Paths to Joy” were found in an old book published by National Religious Press. Of the Eleventh Path, page 117 said, “Work with right motives. The highest purpose of your life should be to grow in spiritual grace and power.”
When we must work, what a splendid way to spend the time.
Succeed and Soar!
SkyScapes Metal Prints
Bring artwork to life while decorating with stylish lines and depth
- Image printed directly on 1/16” thick aluminum
- Select sizes from 6″x8″ to 30″x 40″
- Aluminum print offset from wall by ¾” thick wood frame attached to back
- The high-gloss aluminum compliments rich colors with stunning results
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