Peeks of Passion

January 24, 2015

Just a few days ago I went on a little journey with one of my daughters and grandchildren.

We went to Klyde Warren Park in Dallas Texas-it was simply wonderful to be part of such

a large group of mankind all blending together in harmony.

Bright and colorful food trucks line up along the side of this city park and the food is amazing.

We had one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches ever and my daughter and I added tomato slices-


Besides the beautiful blue skies, marvelous company and harmony all around us.

This statement about sauce said it all, but I took it a step further and replaced


Now lets read it-

We do not charge for PASSION, Passion is a gift to mankind and WE SHARE IT FREE!

Seriously, I was not the only one feeling this passion for life on this sunny day,.

Passion was all around us, Mom's and Dad's pressed into the moments of the minute.

Engulfed in the activities of the hour.

Professionals in skirts and suites walked by without even so much as checking their cell phones.

Present in the moment of that perfectly blissful, blue sky day.

Passion is being aware, passion is being awake, passion is feeling alive.

                                             Passion Bag Photos Courtesy Of Dewena

Yeah Baby, living with passion is the real deal, it's not virtual, it's not purchased from a store.

It's around us everywhere, if we just stop, breathe and look.

I will tell you this, since we started this Passion, Purpose, Productivity Project,

I see passion all around me and sometimes in unlikely places.

Passion doesn't come bottled neatly in a jar, it comes messy, beautiful and delightful.

It comes with chocolate, and messy faces, tears, tantrums and woes for all of us at all ages.

Young, old, in between-we are all in this business of aging together.

Growing up and growing old-is not easy for any of us.

Passion takes risks of getting hurt, disillusioned, dissapointed and living to the very fullest moment.

Passion has no room for complacency, for playing it safe or holding back, Passion runs like a race

horse to win the last moment with energy, hope, tolerance and life.

Passion is contagious, just like a laugh, a smile a hug.

Passion is a gift to mankind, so go and share it cuz' you know it is free.

For more Passion and Inspiration, please visit my friends who are committed to living with Passion.

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  1. Awww, looks like you all have a wonderful day. I love days like that where you just go where the wind takes you and enjoy the company of those your with. They always seem to turn out to be the best of days.

  2. Love this post! The photos and the sentiments are amazing. I just spent part of my day living and playing in the imagination of a 3 year's truly a gift of JOY!


  3. Your grandchildren - my grandchildren - bring more passion out of me than anything else. They are so cute and you are so blessed. Was that you in the pink jacket and in the last picture with your arm around your daughter - beautiful woman!

  4. Love that you're living a life of passion, purpose and productivity, Jemma. Nothing like soaking it all in and enjoying every minute to make you feel happy and connected!

  5. What a fun day Jemma! Your grandchildren are adorable and everyone is all smiles! Beautiful photos! You are right--passion is all around us and I think that being more mindful causes us to find it in unlikely places. I'm seeing it everywhere too! I loved this post! Thank you Jemma!

  6. I can del the sunshine on your heads and see the smiles on your faces! What cute girls you all are! You are right, this passion is contagious and I want to catch more of it every day.

    Thank you, Jemma, for spreading the word!


  7. Beautiful grandchildren, and the dog ain't too bad either :).

    Speaking of dogs...I can't think of any creatures who know more about passion than dogs. We could learn a thing or two from them!

  8. Dear Jemma, very beautiful Fotos. Have a nice Sunday.
    Hugs ... Dorothea :-)

  9. Passionate and full of purpose: a perfect post, Jemma. LOVED it. You're on to something, girl! blessings and hugs ~ tanna

  10. Having kids around you will always keep you young I think! What a great set of photos Jemma. You have such a beautiful family, and it looks like you're all passionate about enjoying time together :)
    Wendy x

  11. Wow! If these are peeks of passion, I wonder what gazing, staring, observing, and studying it look like! You and your girls are pretty rays of sunshine, beaming those smiles to warm every heart around you!

    Have a wonderful week, my friend!



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