Beauty & Blessings: This Week in Wonder & Awe(some)

Hey there Beautiful Soul,

Happy Weekend! Four words: Does. It. Spark. Joy.?

World-renowned organization guru Marie Kondo asks this question to her clients when she helps them organize their spaces (home, office, both). Does it spark joy? This simple question has been on my mind for the past couple of weeks and it is my hope that every week, Beauty & Blessings sparks joy in your life.

May you and I be present to the people/experience/things that spark joy in our own lives. May we also be present to the opportunities to spark joy in the lives of those around us.

Agents of joy.

Do you dare?




What are others telling you you can’t do? Derek Rabelo is living proof that anything is possible. Watch his story and be inspired…I sure am. #whatsyourexcuse

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Derek Rabelo may be blind, but I have a sneaking suspicion that he can see better than the rest of us…

Beyond Sight Movie
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A couple of captured moments from my iphone this week…

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Check out what this Artist does with the garbage he finds…it’s inspiring.

Gregory Kloehn


While we’re on the topic of changemakers, perhaps you know one? ANNpower Vital Voices



Check out what this community did for their local firefighter…

A Rescuer Gets Rescued By His Community


He used to break into banks for a living, this is what he wants you to know

Moran Cerf



Are you a creative? Is creativity only reserved for certain people? One of my personal inspirations David Kelley of IDEO shares WHY We Need Creative Confidence

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I love, Love, LOVE pineapples and visiting the Dole Plantation was one of the highlights of my trip to Hawaii a couple of years back. Let’s just say, I was highly intrigued when I came across this article “17 Mind Boggling Facts about Pineapple“…

Photo Credit: Nigel Goodman via Getty Images
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And in the event you need a good laugh, these might just be what you’ve been looking for!



…and as an ADDED BONUS, here are a few more (some of these made me LOL!)

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Wishing you and yours the most wonderfully amazing weekend ahead.


Joann xo

Wonder & Awe(some)

Make each moment count


About Joann Lim Lesiuczok

Lifestyle Designer. Catalyst. Connoisseur of Life. Perfectly Imperfect. Foodie. Allergic to Nuts, Shellfish, and Mediocrity. Love Naps. Thought-Provoker. Soul-Stirrer. Multi-instrument Musician. Professional Dreammaker. Drew's Wife. JE SUiS. 1 Corinthians 14:1. When We Change The Way We Love, We Change The Way We Live. When We Change The Way We Live, We Change The Way We Love. #dangerouslove #generationamazing #lifeclass