Inspire Me Monday – Week 52

Inspire Me Monday

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…

Encouragement From God’s Word

Holy Bible

For I know the plans I have for you,
Declares the LORD,
Plans to prosper you and not to harm you,
Plans to give you hope and a future.
Jeremiah 29:11

We are on the cusp of a New Year.
It’s a time of new beginnings and fresh starts.
Yet, as I sit with my planner before me,
I am reminded that our days are not our own…
Our days are numbered.
Time rests in the Lord’s hand.
We must, therefore, make the most of our time.

Calendar Consecration
Kim Jackson for Beneath The Surface

Altered Planner

One way to ensure that God’s writing is on your calendar is to
Consecrate your planner to Him.
For ideas, check out this fabulous guest post at
Beneath The Surface!

Free One Word Blog Buttons
Melanie – Only A Breath

Sample One Word Buttons

Another way to stay on track is to choose one word to
Guide you through 2013!

My friend Melanie at Only A Breath is making
Free Beautiful One Word Blog Buttons
For those of you who would like one!
(samples from Melanie’s site above)

Please join me tomorrow for a Special Party to
Unveil Your One Word for 2013!

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Inspire Me Monday!
May your 2013 be overflowing with
Inspiration, Creativity and Joy!

Highlights From Week 51

Peggy AplSeeds – Emmanuel, God With Us

Peggy Aplseeds - Emmanuel

Evelyn – Crème Brulee French Toast

Creme Brulee French Toast - Evelyn

Danielle – Paper Dreams – Playing

Danielle - Paper Dreams

Levoi – Silent Night

Leovi - Silent Night

Barbara – No Ordinary God

Barbara Issac - No Ordinary God

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 51!

Inspire Me Monday #52 – Week Of December 31, 2012

Inspire Me Monday

I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
Judy Palmer

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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62 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 52”

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  1. Winnie says:

    Thank you Ramona for the party
    I’d like to wish you a wonderful New Year

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my Creme Brulee French Toast!! You made my day!!
    Hope you have an Very Happy New Year, my Good Friend!!

    If you have a moment, would love for you to drop by and link up to “Lets Get Social Sunday”. It’s turning out to be a very fun party where you can link up all your social sites to meet new friends:) (61 blogs linked up so far:)

  3. Donna says:

    Thank you for hosting. The features are wonderful.

  4. Sherry says:

    This is my first time linking up and I appreciate you hosting. Happy New Year.

  5. Lori says:

    Thank you for hosting and Happy New Year! Lori

  6. Paula J says:

    Hello!! I’m here early this week! Yay :))

    Happy New Year to you!


  7. Leovi says:

    Oh, great! I am very happy to see my picture posted, thanks. I wish you a 2013 full of dreams and hopes fulfilled.

  8. Thanks for hosting and Happy New Year to you! Teresa

  9. Thanks for the lovely features & for hosting! Happy New Year to you!

  10. debra says:

    Happy New Year to you! 🙂

  11. Roxana says:

    Lovely, inspiring blog! Found you from My Turn for us (she posted that she was featured). I’ve joined the Social Sunday, too! Following you on facebook and plan to link up and share! Thanks for hosting 🙂

  12. Thanks for hosting. I shared Jeremiah 29:11 on my blog today too. It’s such a great promise from God that He wants to give us hope and a future. Hope you have a wonderful 2013!

  13. Meryl says:

    Wishing you and your family all the very best for 2013.

  14. Lisa says:

    Thanks for hosting! Happy New Year! 🙂

  15. Melissa B says:

    Thanks for hosting this fun party!
    also, thanks for mentioning the free One Word blog buttons from Melanie, what a awesome idea!! =)

    Have a wonderful week and Happy New Year!

  16. Happy New Year! I’ve shared my favorite dozen recipes from 2012.

  17. Diane says:

    Happy New Year! May it be filled with peace, love, and prosperity! xxoo Diane

  18. Dawn says:

    Good Morning – New Years Eve orning that is, Ramona! Happy New Years in advance. I was so blessed by Kim’s post and grateful that she let me share it! I am getting my One Word post written this morning and praying over my Calendar! As always I appreciate your wonderful sharing and thank you for sharing Kim’s post at my place! I love your homemade planner! That is so beautiful. Do you have the inside pages, or making of it details anywhere on the blog? Maybe I missed it. Is it decorated within? Oh I am such a planner, calendar, journal addict! All my best to you and yours. Wishing the boys especially a purrr-fectly wonderful 2013!! Love and hugs fro way over here in RI!

    • Dawn says:

      As I re-read this I realized I am using way too many exclamation points! lol. Need to work on that…!!!

    • Hi Dawn,
      If you click on the photo, it will take you to the tutorial for making the planner (and additional photos) – or you can follow this link:

      If you have a chance to let Kim know that I shared her post, I’d appreciate it as I haven’t made it over to her site yet!

      Look forward to reading about your One Word. I am heading out to celebrate my husband’s birthday but will be writing and posting my One Word post and linky soon – be on the lookout!

      Happy New Year to you (and by the way – you can never have too many exclamation points, lol!)

  19. Danielle says:

    Thanks so much for featuring me!! It is such a treat to visit here and then visit all the other participants…there are so many talented and creative people in this world…it is inspiring!! Off to take some photos of my newest journal spread.

  20. Thanks for hosting. Just dropping back in to share this weeks dish:)

    Happy New Year!!

    And thanks so much for joining Lets Get Social Sunday. We all had so much fun meeting so many new friends (86 blogs:) You always rock!!

  21. LuAnn Braley says:

    Always love to visit and get my creative juices going on the first day of the new week! I don’t think I’ve been quite so excited for a new year in a while…WOOHOO! :O)

  22. SimplyyMayra says:

    Lovely post….Love it! Thanks for stopping by and linking up….I reciprocated the love, inspiration and support! Happy New Year!

    ~SimplyyMayra 🙂

  23. That french toast has me mesmerized.

  24. Happy Happy New Year!
    Thank you for all the inspiration in 2012!!

  25. Laura Rath says:

    Good to see you at The Sunday Community this week! Happy New Year and God bless!
    In Christ,

  26. SusanLotus says:

    I wish you a Happy New Year!

  27. Sarah says:

    Happy New Year! Hope you have a fantastic one 🙂

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  28. misssrobin says:

    So many lovely thoughts and creations to inspire in this post. Thanks for sharing.

    My one word for 2013 is “see.” I want to slow down enough to see the things I miss when I rush. I want to be present in my own life more. I want to see moments. I want to see as God sees.

    Happy Sharefest. I hope you have a lovely weekend and a beautiful new year.


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