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Published on October 20, 2008

Author: LizStrauss

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Thirty-three authors offer one thought about how we\'re connected in precisely 25 words. Beautiful photos carry the message along.
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25 Words that Connect Us 31 Writers Put Their Thoughts in Precisely 25 Words

25 Words that Connect Us 25 words or 25 people, linked meaningfully make sense. They’re better. Get the right thought connecting them, who’s to say they can’t change the world? Liz Strauss

Enabling technologies are ubiquitous and available to almost everyone. But connectivity does not necessarily produce unity. Unity is a spiritual issue, not a technology solution. David Taboada

Enabling technologies are ubiquitous and available to almost everyone. But connectivity does not necessarily produce unity. Unity is a spiritual issue, not a technology solution.

David Taboada

Because of you I’ve built a spare room inside my head, stocked it with fingerpaint and sidewalk chalk just to see how you would decorate. Amy Derby

Because of you

I’ve built a spare room

inside my head,

stocked it with fingerpaint

and sidewalk chalk

just to see

how you would decorate.

Amy Derby

Sometimes I forget Have to stop and ask myself: “Have we met?” Knowing you so well Through the power of your words Like friends forever. Joanna Young

Sometimes I forget Have to stop and ask myself: “Have we met?” Knowing you so well Through the power of your words Like friends forever.

Joanna Young

My hair, mama’s eyebrows, grandma’s face. Little girl laughs, draws smiles, touches hearts. Share your love, grow beautiful, change the world. Stacy Lang 2 At the moment I see the sun go down some of my connected friends see the sun high Where their morning coffee is my lunchtime. Karin H 2

My hair,

mama’s eyebrows, grandma’s face. Little girl laughs, draws smiles, touches hearts. Share your love, grow beautiful, change the world.

Stacy Lang

Pain war suffering sorrow selfishness deceit pettiness narrow-mindedness kindness empathy sacrifice love vulnerability hope light and day, red blood universal bonds unifying bondage oneness schizo What connects us can also divide us.

Pain war suffering

sorrow selfishness deceit

pettiness narrow-mindedness

kindness empathy sacrifice

love vulnerability hope

light and day,

red blood

universal bonds

unifying bondage

oneness

schizo

And then I remember I don’t know what you look like 78% water, 12% caffeine on some nights I look up and I think the moon has your face

It will ALWAYS be about people first. Words are loose bridges of intention, and we use them to connect our ideas to other good people. Chris Brogan

It will

ALWAYS

be about

people first.

Words are

loose bridges

of intention,

and

we use them

to connect

our ideas

to other

good people.

Chris Brogan

Connections are about reaching and sustaining synergy with a target or audience; value must be generously gifted if it is to be reciprocated. Heather Rast

Connections are about reaching and sustaining synergy with a target or audience; value must be generously gifted if it

is to be reciprocated.

Heather Rast

You reached out, used my name, and replied. First contact! To be heard. To receive. To feel. To interact. And that was just the beginning! SpageAgeSage - Lori Photo credit: speech path girl

You reached out, used my name, and replied.

First contact!

To be heard. To receive.

To feel. To interact.

And that was just the beginning!

SpageAgeSage - Lori

Hello? Is anyone home? I have a message I’d like to share with you. Hello? Is anyone listening? I really need to tell you about…. Michael VanDervort

Hello? Is anyone home? I have a message I’d like to share with you. Hello? Is anyone listening? I really need to tell you about….

Michael VanDervort

Have faith. Life's too short. Show grace, seek peace. Work hard. Break the tension. Seek joy helping others. Never assume. Always improve. Find what's fun. VanillaCokehead Kelly Erickson Email subject like a bow on a present My feelings summed up in keystrokes, commanding you: Smile! Laugh! Miss me? Open with a grin, dear.

Have faith. Life's too short. Show grace, seek peace. Work hard. Break the tension. Seek joy helping others. Never assume. Always improve. Find what's fun.

VanillaCokehead

Women around the world share their stories Bringing hope and inspiration Connecting with women living in poverty In turn, they invest in changing their world wonderwebby Photo credit: farm3/static

Women around the world share their stories Bringing hope and inspiration Connecting with women living in poverty In turn, they invest in changing their world

wonderwebby

Years ago, closest friends were physically closest. Neighbors knew everything. Today, social networks are recreating an idea of local where once again neighbors know all.    Luke Gedeon Image credit: Wikipedia

Kara

Kara

W e need to rally around ourselves, our community, and the core existence of showing and expressing our hopes and dreams,  not just selling our art. Damien Franco

Then… Grey skies, time flies; many sighs - Sad eyes, soulful cries; progress dies. Now… Blue bird, friends heard; kind word - Hope spurred, undeterred; joy occurred! Robert Hruzek

Then…

Grey skies, time flies; many sighs -

Sad eyes, soulful cries; progress dies.

Now…

Blue bird, friends heard; kind word -

Hope spurred, undeterred; joy occurred!

Robert Hruzek

When you are far away Avital And out of my reach, I know we breathe the same air And watch the same sky; I’m happy again.

When you are far away Avital

And out of my reach,

I know we breathe the same air

And watch the same sky; I’m happy again.

Each of us reflects light differently, but all of us together paint the world. Branches both uphold our lives and provide a means to share.   Todd Smith

Each of us reflects light differently, but all of us together paint the world. Branches both uphold our lives and provide a means to share.   Todd Smith

happiness is my work bliss.   Because without you there is no me.   Your joy is mine and it is why I go on. Karl - Work Happy Now!

happiness

is my work bliss.

 

Because

without you

there is no me.

 

Your joy is mine and it is why I go on.

Karl - Work Happy Now!

Tapestry Each person A thread, a color In a tapestry woven. Weaving, blending Single threads entwined Each thread a place As patterns grow To beauty reveal. Connected Creativity

Tapestry

Each person A thread, a color In a tapestry woven.

Weaving, blending Single threads entwined

Each thread a place As patterns grow To beauty reveal.

Connected Creativity

Live the Philosophy that Imperfect Action is better than No Action. It may never be perfect, so keep taking Imperfect Action and live perfectly imperfect.    Giovanna Garcia Image credit: istock

Live

the Philosophy that

Imperfect Action is better than

No Action.

It may never be

perfect,

so keep taking

Imperfect Action

and live perfectly imperfect.   

Giovanna Garcia

Lives connect In ways unrealized A word, A smile or A helping hand One life a stranger touches, That touch extends More lives to mend. Shadows Edge

Lives connect In ways unrealized

A word, A smile or A helping hand

One life a stranger touches, That touch extends More lives to mend.

Shadows Edge

Break bread with me through the blogging medium my sisters and brothers; crawl through the ether that both binds us and defines our limits.” Bob Whaley

Break bread with me through the blogging medium my sisters and brothers;



Moment in time, Make or Break moment- When approached with listening ears, Empathetic heart and desire to relate, Connects us long after the moment passes.     Make or Break Moments

Moment in time,

Make or Break moment-

When approached with listening ears,

Empathetic heart and desire to relate,

Connects us long after the moment passes.    

Make or Break Moments

I see you. Not for what you might do for me… or to me. I see you… want to know you… change the world together.      Karl Edwards

I see you.

Not for what you might do for me…

or to me.

I see you…

want to know you…

change the world together.  

  

Karl Edwards

From Ben-Hur and Crazy Horse to cigarette boats , we equate equus with power. Listen to its “Neigh” and brand your voice . Google juice , anyone?     Ari Herzog

From Ben-Hur and Crazy Horse to cigarette boats , we equate equus with power. Listen to its “Neigh” and brand your voice . Google juice , anyone?    

Ari Herzog

Mother Earth   the sun ended today autumn bursts of color come to view a golden sea of yellow fallen glowing burnt sienna crunchy crunched under my feet Image credit: flickr image

Mother Earth  

the sun ended today autumn bursts of color come to view a golden sea of yellow fallen glowing burnt sienna crunchy crunched under my feet

A blogger’s words may grow icy with frost; a published presence, subscriptions lost. But wireless pathways and creative minds, share colourful comments that forever bind.     Davina

A blogger’s words may grow icy with frost;

a published presence, subscriptions lost.

But wireless pathways and creative minds,

share colourful comments that forever bind.    

Davina

How are we connected? Surely not by wires and photons and beams. No, the things that unite us are ideas and feelings and beautiful dreams.     WriteScribe

How are we connected? Surely not by wires and photons and beams.

No, the things that unite us are ideas and feelings and beautiful dreams.    

WriteScribe

Life is NOT a journey in which you tip-toe to the grave, but rather you slide in loudly proclaiming, ’WOW, what a ride!!      Mark Salinas

Life is NOT a journey in which you tip-toe to the grave, but rather you slide in loudly proclaiming, ’WOW, what a ride!!      Mark Salinas

Please take responsibility for your actions now, because what YOU sow, all our children will reap in the future.  Go on, make it something excellent.   ZenCookbooks

Please take responsibility for your actions now,

because what YOU sow, all our children will reap in the future.  Go on, make it something excellent.  

ZenCookbooks

Connections aren’t about how close you can get, how far you travel, or how long you’ve known someone; it’s about reaching across to their heart. Todd Jordan

Connections aren’t about how close you can get, how far you travel, or how long you’ve known someone; it’s about reaching across to their heart.

Todd Jordan

Amy Derby Stacy Lang Karin H schizo Chris Brogan Luke Gedeon Kara Robert Hruzek Todd Jordan Avital Todd Smith Bob Whaley Karl Edwards Davina Mark Salinas WriteScribe Joanna Young David Taboada 78% water, 12% caffeine SpageAgeSage - Lori Michael VanDervort VanillaCokehead Wonderwebby Heather Rast Kelly Erickson Work Happy Now! Connected Creativity Giovanna Garcia Shadows Edge Make or Break Moments Damien Franco Unmarked photos from sxc.hu 25 Words that Connect Us make us better, make us stronger, Make us more vibrant, more intelligent, more flexible, more fluent, more creative, more . . . – Liz Strauss

Amy Derby

Stacy Lang

Karin H

schizo

Chris Brogan

Luke Gedeon

Kara

Robert Hruzek

Todd Jordan

Avital

Todd Smith

Bob Whaley

Karl Edwards

Davina

Mark Salinas

WriteScribe

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