Welcome to Inspire Me Monday
A place to share your creative inspirations
Sharpen your creative vision and
Showcase your creative talents!
I invite you to inspire others and
Nurture your creative spirit by
Joining our Creative Blog Hop!
To participate, simply join my creative community and
Follow the guidelines at the end of this post!
What’s Inspiring You This Week?
Here’s What’s Inspiring Me!
Starting a blog is easy.
Maintaining a blog is not.
It takes a lot of ingenuity and creativity along with
Perseverance, determination, motivation and
Just plain hard work to run one year after year!
That’s why blogaversaries are such a big deal!
With that said – congratulations to Arnoldo –
One of our resident artists and writers –
For achieving the three year mark!
We wish you many more years of blogging success!
I have always been fascinated by what inspires people to create.
If so, you’ll enjoy reading about the inspiration behind this
Lovely painting by Bernadette!
Speaking of the creative process –
What happens when you’re in a rut?
Sometimes, you just have to set things aside,
Sit it out, and wait until you can see things
From a fresh perspective!
It took several months to create this card.
To learn more about my creative process, click on the card!
Are you looking for a project that enables you to
Incorporate your favorite inspirational quotes or
Bible verses into your home?
If so, Candace’s DIY sign-making tutorial fits the bill!
Her Marriage Verse would be a particularly lovely gift
For newlyweds or couples celebrating an anniversary!
When was the last time your received a
Thank you note from your pet?
A family favorite described as
If you are inspired by gardens, plants and flowers and are
Looking for a wonderful devotional Bible to inspire you,
Check out the NIV God’s Word For Gardener’s Bible!
You don’t have to be a gardener to appreciate this book.
I am not a gardener and it’s one of my favorite Bibles of the year!
Music To Inspire You – Lights by Journey
Welcome to Music Moves Me!
This week’s theme is hometown bands, artists and songs.
Share where you’re from and come join the fun!
This week’s song is Lights by Journey,
Featuring the incomparable Steve Perry.
Lights was one of the first songs that Steve recorded
When he joined Journey and although
The ballad is about San Francisco –
Journey’s city of origin and my place of birth –
It was written in and originally intended to be about
Los Angeles – my current home town.
One of the original lines in the song was:
When the lights go down in the city, and the sun shines on LA…
Steve rewrote the lyrics when he received the life-changing
Invitation to join Journey.
When the lights go down in the city, and the sun shines on the bay…
I hope you enjoy today’s song as much as I do!
Talent is timeless.
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Inspire Me Monday – Week 133!
Inspire Me Monday #134 – Week Of July 27, 2014
I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
Now it’s time to share your inspirations! You can participate in Inspire Me Monday in the following ways:
1) Share “What’s Inspiring You” by creating your own Inspire Me Monday post! You can include any creative challenges you’ve discovered – any books or quotes you love – any bloggers who have inspired you – anything that has inspired you and will inspire us too!
2) Share your creative projects with us! You’re welcome to link up your Arts & Crafts projects – your Recipes – your DIY, Home Décor and Organizational Ideas – your original Writing, Music & Photography – you get the idea!
3) Visit the participants – share some comment love – let them know what’s inspired you!
When you link up, be sure to include the Inspire Me Monday button and a link back to this post on all of your entries so that your readers can join the fun! The blog code is on the side bar if you need it!
Be sure to link directly to your Inspire Me Monday Posts and Creations using the permalink to the individual posts – not your blog’s home page URL – so that participants can easily find and comment on your creations!
The party will remain open all week so have fun sharing – inspire me with your comments – and please, use the social media buttons below the post to spread the word!
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