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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

What are the moments that took your breath away? Perhaps the birth of your first child? Those moments, however fleeting, give more meaning to your life than thousands of hours of meaninglessness. Live boldly, and savor every moment.

The picture is of Kauai's Na Pali coast, which I took during an amazing helicopter ride. To others, it's a pretty picture, but for me it's a reminder of a breathtaking moment. Cherish the reminders of your breathtaking moments.

Further reading: Shed the scales from your eyes

Life is all in the perspective we take on it. - jlh

Henry David Thoreau: Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.


  1. Capturing the moments that take our breath away on film using todays digital cameras - we often delete the blurs and photos that did not turn out as we expected - however, these moments also tell a story and remind us of our moments in time - next time don't be so hasty - keep them! :)

  2. certainly, capture the moments taking our breath are invaluable, even for a few more generations, too ! < O >

  3. i luv these inspiration quotes!!
    they make each passing day so beautiful

  4. That is awesome. The moment you live the whole life, you can take your breath away in a minute


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