Diamonds Under Pressure

So someone reminded me about stress and pressure in life. 


They said:

Pressure makes diamonds.


Diamonds are of the most beautiful and precious items in the world that we give to our loved ones as a symbol of our tremendous love for them. 


Diamonds are crystals made of pure carbon that formed under high temperature and extreme pressure. 


People too are often under extreme pressure in life from all sorts of demands and challenges whether it be work, family, threats, or illness.  


But just like from pressure comes diamonds, so too can pressure make us from rough and imperfect human beings into smooth, polished, and spectacular people. 


Rather than crack under pressure, we need to cope with it and let it strengthen us and shape us to be the gems we can be. 😉


(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)

The Geometric Desk

desk
Thought this desk was really nice. 



Professional, clean, hardwood, and very polished!



Not overly large, but I  liked the geometry of this thing, which made up for it.



The square draws on one side and the inverted cone on the other–very cool.



Great design, and seemingly good quality for home or office. 



Made in America? That would be especially nice (let’s bring the manufacturing home!)  😉



(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)