Words of Inspiration
n. Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity.
When we feel down in the dumps, words of inspiration can be a great comfort. Think of sharing a kind word of inspiration with a loved one, or a friend. I'm sure you've had times when things didn't go quite according to plan, and you had a loved one, or friend, share words of inspriation with you. And how did you feel after that?
Words of inspriation can help us overcome mishaps, disappointments, or sadness.
And the really great thing about sharing words of inspiration... they don't cost us anything, nor do we need any advanced skills to share a kind word. But the rewards...
Please browse through the words of inspriation here, and if you find something that you really connect with, take it, keep it, and especially use it.
Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water under the lily pads, there lived a little water beetle...
To let go doesn't mean to stop caring...
You Still Have Hope
If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope.
The Weeds In Our Lives
A good kind of inspirational story, using weeds as a symbol for our day to day problems, like financial misery, or debt overload.
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway.
A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Target. She must have been 6 years old...
A Red Marble
During the waning years of the depression in a small southeastern
Idaho community, I used to stop by Mr. Miller's roadside stand for
farm fresh produce as the season made it available.
A Mother's Love
A little boy came up to his mother in the kitchen one evening while she was fixing supper, and handed her a piece of paper that he had been writing on.
Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.
The Power of Inspiration
Struggles at work cause struggles in relationship and struggles in relationship cause struggles at work. And relationships are loosing the battle. It's getting harder and harder because with technology like the internet, the boundary between work and home is getting totally blurred. People are looking for better ways to work and play.
And, And, And...
Peeking out from the corner of my desk blotter is a note, slowly yellowing and bent from time. It is a card from my mother, containing only four sentences. In it, she praises my abilities as a writer without qualification.
Hang On To Each Other
Too often we feel alone. But there is always someone ready to take our hand. There is a beautiful story of an overworked nurse who escorted a tired, young man to her patient's bedside. Leaning over and speaking loudly to the elderly patient, she said, "Your son is here."
A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably coifed and shaved perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. His wife of 70 years recently passed away, making the move necessary.
After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, "I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you."
Motivation Versus Inspiration
Motivation occurs when someone else persuades, cajoles, or coerces you into doing something. The company has a new customer relations policy which states "All employees, when answering the phone, must give the new sales pitch before identifying themselves and taking the customer’s question."
Inspiration in the Workplace
Inspiration is what happens when circumstances are right. Like meditation, you can’t meditate either. Don’t believe anyone who tells you they will teach you how to meditate, they are not being honest. They never meditated really.
Inspiration and the Great Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, simply known as Gandhi, is a truly inspirational figure from the 20th century. Considered the father of India, Gandhi was born 1869 and died when assassinated in 1948.
Living Your Life Based on Inspiration
In our fast-paced society many people are completely overwhelmed and often feel their lives as being empty and meaningless. Every day looks like “Groundhog Day” repeating over and over again the same patterns and you wonder why. In average we are thinking 60,000 thoughts a day, but the real problem is we are repeating the same thoughts thus getting the same results. We are living our lives mostly based on fear and obligation.
Children Learn What They Live
A truly inspirational poem, that speaks to the heart.
Smiling Is Infectious
A great poem that will uplift you, and remind you of the joy a smile can bring to someone.
Learning to Listen
We all know what it's like to get that phone call in the middle of the night. This night was no different.
The Empty Chair!
A man's daughter had asked the local minister to come and pray with her father. When the minister arrived, he found the man lying in bed with his head propped up on two pillows. An empty chair sat beside his bed.
Giving Up Too Soon
A man met a guru in the road. The man asked the guru, "Which way should I go to achieve success?"
It Takes Courage
It takes strength to be firm, It takes courage to be gentle.
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