Thursday, September 11, 2014

Inspiration, Don't You Be a Fleeting Thing!


Inspiration not only comes on its own timetable, but its source is also hard to pin down & is a veritable shape-shifter of its own whim.  It could be born of most anything: object, word, poem, smell, memory, color, song, weather, emotion...  It is not an exhaustible list.  It has been found in-between the ridges of a tree's bark, in a droplet of dew suspended {like a chandelier} from a skinny blade of grass, an orchestra's final crescendo, a wonky crack in the sidewalk, a Pinterest board, the scent of a cinnamon stick, a missionary's speech, a certain shade of teal...  God has given us an entire creation full of inspiration & He chooses to inspire us each differently.  Be patient, keep working, & inspiration will come when it's time.  

Here's a few ways I seek to stay inspired:
1. read
2. take walks
3. be observant
4. try something new
5. explore
6. go out in nature
7. think up new uses for things
8. take time to smell the roses {i.e.: slow down} 

Inspiration {& Love},

P.S.: Here's a few of the people who inspire me: my mom, Paul {of the Bible}, Helen Keller, Beatrix Potter, Audrey Hepburn, Louisa May Alcott, Emily Dickinson, & Gladys Aylward.

P.P.S.: How do you stay inspired & who inspires you?


  1. This is great! I am also inspired by a lot of the same people you mentioned including Paul, Audrey Hepburn, Gladys Aylward. I love getting inspired by a lot of those same things including reading, taking walks, trying new things, flowers, and traveling.

  2. Been enjoying reading your entries :) I don't comment as often as I should but I'm here!

    Audrey inspires me to carry myself with poise and grace.and Paul!!! Omg the way he carried the Gospel to the ends of the earth is nothing short if inspiring :)

  3. Thanks for taking the time to leave your kind comments, girls! =)

  4. Such a beautiful little post, perfect really xx


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