“Interestingly, Koi, when put in a fish bowl,

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will only grow up to three inches. When this same fish is placed in a large tank, it will grow to about nine inches long. In a pond, Koi can reach lengths of eighteen inches. Amazingly, when placed in a lake, Koi can grow to three feet long. The metaphor is obvious. You are limited by how you see the world.” — Vince Poscente

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Koi at Fifteenth Street Fisheries, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2015

“The imagination is man’s power over nature.” — Wallace Stevens

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“The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.” — Bryant H. McGill

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“Art in Public Places” Las Olas Riverwalk sculpture, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; artists Gina Grosso and Neda Mokhtari; donated by Nova University School; photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015


“An idea can only become a reality


once it is broken down into organized, actionable elements.” — Scott Belsky

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Individual bricks and pieces are organized by color in the Pick a Brick display at the 5th Avenue (NYC) Lego Shop. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015

“In the school of mortality,

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we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity.” — David A. Bednar

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Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2015

“Let my soul smile through my heart…


and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.” —

Paramahansa Yogananda

Enjoy this coming Valentine’s Day, as we scatter a few happy smiles of our own in sad hearts!

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Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015