Inspire Me Monday – Week 80

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…

Inspiration From God’s Word

2 Cor 5-17 New Creation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation;
Old things have passed away;
Behold, all things have become new.
2 Corinthians 5:17

New Life In Christ – Cym Lowell

Cym - Baptism

Congratulations to Cym Lowell, who recently rededicated himself to the Lord
And was re-baptized in the Ocean on Memorial Day!
Please visit Cym and encourage him as he seeks to be a blessing to others!

New Spiritual Resources
NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

Did you know that Amazon publishes over 1000 books on leadership each year?
Save time and money by studying the ultimate book on leadership!
This special Study Bible looks at passages and people
Through the lens of leadership.

Defending The Faith by Mary Jo Sharp

Defending The Faith

Learn why it’s important to know what you believe –
And why apologetics should be a standard part of Women’s Ministry!

Event Of The Week – Where Bloggers Create

Where Bloggers Create 2013

Are you inspired by the creative spaces of other bloggers?
Do you peruse to pick up decorating and organizational tips?
If so, you will LOVE Where Bloggers Create!

I invite you to tour my creative space and then
Visit hostess Karen Valentine for a complete tour listing!

Highlights From Week 79

A Spoonful Of Crafts – Flower Wreath

Flower Wreath - A Spoonful Of Crafts

Isn’t Helle’s flower wreath one of the most
Charming creations you’ve seen all week?

Stencil Girl Talk – Mary Nasser’s Stencil Art

Mary Nasser - Stencil Art

Artist Mary Nasser – now a member of the “Stencil Girl Team” –
Has truly outdone herself with this week’s magnificent Mixed Media creation –
Mapped using Cecilia Swatton’s Seaweed Stencil!

A Homestead On A Hill – Meet The Goats!

Abigal - Meet The Goats

If you are an animal lover or a farm girl,
You will love this delightful article and pictorial featuring
Erin’s family of 8 (soon to be 11) goats!
I thought Abigal – the herd queen – was particularly adorable!

Joy’s Jots Shots – Old Glory Star Pillow

Old Glory Star Pillow

Who can resist a pretty, patriotic pillow?
Especially one inspired by a calendar!

Tales From Trish – Baby Blues and White Blanket

Trish - Baby Blanket

Wouldn’t you be delighted to receive
Trish’s pretty crocheted baby blanket as a gift?
The colors and workmanship are lovely!

Posed Perfection – Blueberry Oatmeal Coffee Cake

Blueberry Oatmeal Coffee Cake

Nici created this delicious treat to nosh on all week.
I doubt it lasted very long!

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 79!

Inspire Me Monday #80 – Week Of July 15, 2013

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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  1. June says:

    Always enjoy your weekly round-up of inspiration, Ramona! I’ll be back to check out some of those links! Oh, and thanks for turning me on to Goodreads! I’m meeting new people, getting inspired to read, inspiring others {hopefully!} through posting reviews, AND it’s a great place to promote my books! Have a great week!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      I’m so glad you’re enjoying GoodReads June – I’m really enjoying the connections I’m making there as well!

      Congratulations again on the release of your new book and thank you for sending me a copy of Heart’s Desire –
      It graced my mailbox yesterday! 🙂

  2. Thanks for the great features & for hosting & God bless!

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    Twitter: james_judy

    Thanks for the inspiration as always and hosting! Have a wonderful week.

  4. Winnie says:

    Thank you Ramona for your comment on my blog and for the invite 🙂
    Have a wonderful week!!

  5. Miz Helen says:

    Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks for hosting!
    Miz Helen

  6. April @ The 21st Century Housewife
    Twitter: apriljharris

    Thank you for hosting Inspire Me Monday! This week I’ve shared Five Simple Pleasures. Have a lovely week 🙂

  7. momstheword
    Twitter: momsthewordfun

    Thanks so much for hosting another great party! 🙂

  8. FABBY says:

    Great party and pretty features too! Thank you so much for hosting. Have a wonderful week.

  9. Raven
    Twitter: RavenJackman

    Thank you for hosting such a great link party!

    Raven J. True Blue Baking

  10. Thanks so much for hosting each week Joy!
    All the best,

  11. patsy
    Twitter: Patsypat

    You are awesome! Thanks for being so generous and creative with your blogposts! Visited Sym and read your review about the Leadership Bible and I love your craft space! How do you fit in all you do? :^) patsy

  12. I love Mary’s map art, so I’m thrilled that you featured her. Blessings!

  13. Thank you so very much for featuring my painting this week and celebrating with me!

  14. Erin says:

    Thank you SO MUCH for featuring me!

  15. lilas says:

    i would love to play inspire me on monday it will put up sunshine in my week

  16. I too am a believer in Jesus Christ and love the inspiration part that you posted. Praise God for Cym and his rededication! Thank you for hosting another great party!
    Hugs and happy Monday

  17. Melissa @ My Recent Favorite books
    Twitter: RecentBooks

    I loved the features! Such a pretty blanket! and..I love all things quilted, the “Old Glory Star Pillow” is lovely!

    Have a great week!

  18. Paula J says:

    Hi Ramona :)) Thanks for hosting and glad to be here 🙂

  19. Sarah says:

    Linking up some inspiration on enjoying life – thanks for hosting 🙂

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  20. Laura says:

    I never fail to find something great when I stop by here 🙂
    Thank you

  21. Trish says:

    Thank you for hosting and THANK YOU for the feature! 🙂

  22. Christina says:

    Thanks for visiting the SSSBlogHop. Just added your badge to my website!

  23. Linda P says:

    We don’t have a leadership Bible. My hubby teaches leadership, I bet he would like to get one of these!

  24. Bridgit's Bell
    Twitter: traveller9851

    Love the new add a link tool. Thanks for hosting the hop!


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