Word of the Day: Passion

pas·sion /ˈpaSHən/, noun:

1. strong and barely controllable emotion, especially the emotion of love, anger, or hate

2. ambition that is materialized into action to put as much heart, mind, body and soul into something as is possible

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou, 1928 – 2014

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela, 1918 – 2013

The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” Christopher McCandless, 1968 – 1992