Inspire Me Monday – Week 211

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!

Change Is Possible – Make It Happen!

Change Quote

Can you believe it’s the 3rd week of January already?
How are you doing with your New Year’s Goals?
Many of you are still selecting your One Word Inspiration for 2016.
Be sure to share your inspirational posts at our 2016 New Year Blog Hop !

Last week I shared that my One Word for 2016 is FOCUS.
Although I have lots of things I want to accomplish this year,
I’ve decided that my biggest priority for 2016 is Health.
I am currently working on making healthier nutritional choices and
Finding ways to incorporate more movement into my daily life.

I’m excited to share that I’m already seeing results.
Since January 1, I have lost 5 pounds!

Positive Thinking Quote

Paula at Sincerely Paula has also been doing some soul-searching.
She’s a newly single Mom who has a vision for her family
And is trying to figure out how to make her dream come true.

Paula’s word for 2016 is Discovery and already,
She’s finding her goals are leading her into new directions…

Best of luck to you Paula – we support you in all that you do!

Reading Challenge

Change also occurs when we start to shift our perspective,
Not only about the things that impact us on a personal level,
But when we start to care about what matters to others as well.

That’s why I was thrilled when June of Inspired By
Shared that Deidra Riggs is hosting a new Book Club called Forward!

The purpose of this book club is to read books
By authors from different races, cultures and ethnicities than yours.

For more information about this one-of-a-kind book club,
Visit Jumping Tandem!

Book Of The Week

Meet The New You by Elisa Pulliam

Meet The New You

Are you serious about making significant changes in your life?
Meet The New You contains a 21-day plan to jump start the process!

Elisa says that “Real change happens when you
Start embracing fresh attitudes and focused habits,
All in light of God’s grace and truth.”

To find and share more inspiring books,
Join us at The Book Nook at Create With Joy!

Inspirations And Delights

Diana – Thanks A Bunch Card

Thanks A Bunch Card

Don’t you just love Diana’s beautiful card?
She created this as an “experiment” while playing with
Copic markers on watercolor paper!

Ashley – Recycle Your Birch Boxes

Poodle Embroidery

Leeana’s embroidered poodle is filled with
Whimsy and joy!

Olga – Softbook Dreams Journal

Dream Journal

Olga created this gift for a special teacher!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!

David Bowie – Changes

Have an amazing week!

Inspire Me Monday #211 – Week Of January 17, 2016

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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31 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 211”

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  1. Thanks for the party, hope you have a lovely week!

  2. Mary Denman says:

    Hi Ramona!

    One of the items on my list of things to accomplish in 2016 is to be on your front page for an Inspire me Monday! 😉 I was soon close.

    I’m praying for Paula. I know she’ll find the right thing to do!

    Have a great week!

  3. Michelle says:

    Great Party! Thanks for hosting 🙂

  4. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day

    That”s one of my favourite Bowie tracks 🙂

    Have a fantabulosa week & thanks for hosting 🙂

  5. Paula says:

    Hi Ramona!! Thanks so much for including me in your features this week…I was surprised!
    Thanks for hosting this fun party each week, I always look forward to linking up 🙂

  6. Wow! Happy me, to be featured! What a surprise and compliment. Thank you so much for doing the link party full of fun each week. LeeAnna

  7. Happy Monday, thanks for hosting! Thanks for the great inspirational photos and quotes to start the day.

  8. XmasDolly
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    GIRLFRIEND…. YOU HAVE SOOOOOOOOO ROCKED THE HOUSE! Love your choice and at this time I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for joining our little group at Monday’s Music Moves Me! Our little clan has been together for five years trying to find music lovers like ourselves to get together at the beginning of the week to start our week out with a great song. I haven’t done so well, but for the ones with music in their heart is definitely with us. My little meme means a lot to me, and I won’t quit. I just know one day it will be a favorite with others all over the world. I hope :(…. Music soothes the savage beast… may it sooth the world. Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for joining us! HUGS LOVE YOUR CHOICE OF GREAT TUNES!

  9. Joyce
    Twitter: Joyce_Lansky

    Great song. Such a loss with David Bowie. 🙁

  10. Helen Fern says:

    Some great ideas here! Thanks for hosting an awesome party!

  11. Gayl Wright says:

    This is my first time linking up! I found you through Mary Hill’s blog So glad to be able to participate! Blessings to you!

  12. Happy Monday! This week I’m sharing two posts – the Hearth and Soul Hop (where your Book Nook Community is featured!) and also my Most Popular Recipes from 2015. Thank you for hosting and have a wonderful week!

  13. Thanks for all the inspiration!

  14. Thanks for hosting! Hope you have a wonderful week 🙂

  15. Lisa Isabella Russo
    Twitter: artbylr

    How gorgeous that journal by Olga is! Congrats to you for your success so far with your goal and I hope you have much continued success! Happy Monday to you.

  16. Linda says:

    Thanks for hosting each week. I see some very interesting places I will visit. Have a good week.

    Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda

  17. Colette S says:

    Thank you for sharing today.
    I didn’t know that song by Bowie. Thanks.
    Hope your week is going great!


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