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
You make known to me the path of life;
In your presence there is fullness of joy;
At your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Happy New Year to you!
Did you know that Inspire Me Monday is officially one year old?
Thanks to all of you who have helped make this community
Such a loving, supportive and inspiring place
And who make our weekly parties such a success!
This has been one of the most inspiring weeks
I have experienced in the blogosphere!
I wish I had the time and space to share
Everything that has inspired me –
But here are a few of the highlights!
One Word Blog Hop 2013
This month, I am hosting the One Word Blog Hop.
I invite you to join us, to share your word, and to
Read the amazing stories behind the words our sojourners are sharing!
Faith. Optimism. Patience. Trust.
Establish. Grace. Growth. Praise.
Simplicity. Balance. Content. Abundant.
Release. Abide. Focus. Seek.
Hope. Dream. Discover. Engage.
Embrace. Transform. Live. Fearless.
See. (K)Now. Joy. Inspired.
The list goes ever on and on…
Won’t you join us as we Journey through 2013?
Emily Rachelle – What To Do With Your One Word
Once you’ve chosen your word,
Visit Emily at Blog Of A (Maybe) Teen Author for some
Fabulous Tips On What To DO With Your One Word!
It’s habits that can imprison you and it’s habits that can free you.
But when thanks to God becomes a habit –
So joy in God becomes your life.
Did you know that if you thank God for three things each day,
You will have thanked Him for over 1000 gifts this year?
For a transformative experience,
Join us on The Joy Dare in 2013!
Thanks to Janis Cox (who is Counting to 3000)
For sharing her wonderful Gratitude ideas and lists with us!
Have you written a blogging recap about 2012
Or a post about the things you’ll be launching on your blog in 2013?
Would you like to meet our Top 5 Commenters of 2012?
Please join us for Friendship Friday – it’s open all week!
Book Of The Week
Art As Therapy – Diane Steinbach
This week, I am highlighting a very special book.
The author is Diane Steinbach,
A regular creative contributor to Inspire Me Monday!
Art As Therapy is full of wonderful projects and ideas
For how to therapeutically use art in a group setting or
As you work through your own personal issues to
Lead to creative breakthroughs in your life!
Please support Diane by leaving her a comment on the review
So she’ll know you stopped by!
Highlights From Week 53
Becky – A Wishing Tree For The New Year
A beautiful tradition to begin your New Year with.
Mouth-watering Pork Tenderloin and scrumptious Carrot Cake await you!
Sometimes our doodles take on new life and new meaning.
Kelli – Resolved
Let go of heavy expectations and open to the mystery.
Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 52!
Inspire Me Monday #53 – Week Of January 7, 2013
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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