What inspires you?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by spook, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've been noticing a lot of negative comments and issues going on around here. So I wanted to start a thread allowing everyone to either tell a story, quote, poem, photo or just each other in how we are grateful for the day we have and the people that show us to the path that is less traveled.

    I'll start with this one:

    If you've managed to achieve a goal without a struggle,
    it's time to set you sights higher!
    Changing your mind, changing your goals, or changing direction is not a sign of indecision-
    its a sign of growth!
    (taken from an inspirational calendar)
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:I stopped dieting and lost 40 lbs in two years. I focused on the foods that are healthy that I really love. I will not eat carrots just because, but I will eat green beans because I love them. I won't eat pineapple, but love grapes and tangerines. I still eat steak and real butter.
  3. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Life inspires me,
    We are only here for a very short time, so in my world, I will not waste it on negetive or trivial matters.
    I am an optimist, my glass is always full or atleast half full and nothing will change that.
    There is beauty in everything, you just have to look!
  4. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Good for you Debi,

    That is a great inspiration for the day.

    Harlans you are right, it is best to have a positive attitude,

    This is not a dress rehearsal. We only get one shot at it.

    There is a lot of inspiration in Nature.
  5. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    my daughter.
  6. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina

  7. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    well put... ^^^^
  8. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great words, well put.

    I met a man a while back that has started a business, sold it only to start another business and yes sold that again.
    He has a snow plowing business and I believe he is a very hard working soul...he has major birth defects. Imagine living and dealing with birth defects that left him with "lobster" claw hands, no knees so he walks stiff and he is so amazing.

    I think of him when I get frustrated and can't do something, he does not take no for an answer, he finds another way to move the mountain!

    from my inspirational calendar:

    Encouragement from a friend
    after trouble is as welcome as
    sunshine after a storm.
  9. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    what a nice thread...thanks spook! [​IMG]

    what inspires me:

    my husband - who reminds me every day that I AM worth loving and is my anchor, mountain and strength in this thing we call life.

    my Dad - (God rest his soul) who inspired me to be a better human being, taught me to be a strong woman and how to pick a good man; to never back down from a challenge or obstacle, to keep pushing forward, to forgive others of their ignorance and mistakes even when I dont want to. (Thank you Dad)

    my mom - who is stronger than any woman I know and than she realizes.

    my kids - who while even doing things they shouldnt and know better, will always inspire me to be a better mother, no matter how upset they can get me and would give my last breath for.

    my friends - whom I love dearly.

    For Tuesdays With Morrie - lessons to be learned.

    my Father: for without Him... I am nothing.
  10. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    I think I am inspired by life in general.. everyday is an opportunity to learn something new and to be a better person. [​IMG] Great thread

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