Living with a Dream

I see you when I open my eyes Living with a dream You rock me to sleep at night Living with a dream You dictate my actions Living with a dream You are saddled to my side Living with a dream Building the reality while I am Living with a dream Work hard, be inspired…

Happiness

I just feel good Telling the world With my smile Sharing my joy because I feel good about life Life is not perfect I still feel good about people Happiness is what I choose Shouting from the mountains Positive I am I will continue to make sure That I feel good Join me Living is worth it…

Spring

Warm breeze caressing my face Flowery dresses Sandals and slippers galore Crocuses and daffodils Eager feet ushering summer Burying the frowns Healing the pains of winter Dance to the sound of the drums Beckon the energy Hips and feet in rhythmic motion Happiness Spring  

Evolve

Hidden behind your eyes Colorful, majestic wings Flattering the sun Marveling  the world Calming the restless soul Beauty ten fold Larvae evolved and transformed A wonder to behold Humans need self-renewal too Men could learn A thing or two Go ahead, reinvent Fear not Change the present  

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Three scenarios. Three strategies.

  Living in this economy can be tough. You need a positive attitude to inspire you and help you persevere through stressful situations. You are not alone. What makes you do what you do every day?  One question you can ask yourself is; am I doing everything that I possibly can to make the best…

Move Beyond the IF

Why give so much power to IF. If this happens I will succeed and if that works out I will be happy. Sometimes I think that we give IF too much power over our lives. We spend too much time thinking about what could be. We need to use that time to do whatever it…

Passionately Inspired

When I get up in the morning and I see the sun coming up over the horizon and I hear the birds chirping and I listen to the voice of my kids and I think of all the wonderful people I have had the opportunity of knowing. I smile and I am ever more inspired…

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Live, Love and Participate!

Think about this!  We do not have a lot of time on this earth. Seventy, eighty years, maybe? Some of us may not even be that lucky. We should spend our life wisely, in the most meaningful way possible, doing the most valuable things. We should do things that really matter. Love people! Be the…

Extraordinary People

You do not have to change the world to be labeled as extraordinary. I believe that extraordinary people are humble, selfless and genuine. They also live their lives with dignity and integrity. Read my article  The Five Qualities of Extraordinary People! What do you think about it? The simplest things can make you feel great, as…

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Overwhelmed? Here is a seven step process that works!

There are many situations on your plate. You don’t know where to begin. Life is stressful and you feel like you are being beaten down.You are overwhelmed. We all feel this way at various times in our lifetime. Find a listening ear and spill the thoughts that are floating around in your head. You need to do…

Why is why important?

Why do the people in the world need me? People will survive without me and you but the goal is not just to survive, it is to live. I think about what I can contribute to this fine, beautiful world and I am immediately perked up. You should know that you bring something special too. There is…

Just be Awesome!

Forget all the reasons why you think your day will not be a good one. You have to make your stride powerful and meaningful. You have to step out that door armed with positive thoughts. You have to carry that positive energy with you. Refuse to remove that BIG smile from your face. You know…

Unhappiness

Don’t underestimate your power to make a difference and change the direction your life is heading. If you are unhappy with your life, change it! (C) Patinspire

Open the Window

We are going to die. Every day we are moving closer to our last breath. What should that fact do for you? Well, it should inspire you to cherish the time you have on earth. Get up, open your eyes, look outside. In fact, open the window and breathe in the captivating smell of life. Life…

People May Not Understand

Kindness is kindness. When it is misinterpreted for anything other than that, don’t be discouraged. Stay on course, keep blessing people and extending goodness to others. Make life better for people, if you can and prove that kindness is kindness. Kindness is good. I read a quote yesterday that encouraged me to keep doing good even when goodness is misconstrued,(C) Patinspire

Anastasia, the Novel

Do you want to read more about Anastasia and her life? Do you think that this excerpt is interesting? I appreciate your honest feedback! This is an unedited excerpt from my book!… Her mother’s limp frame was succumbing to her father’s hands. Her curly, black, long hair was wrapped snugly around the coconut tree with her…

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Winter Rant

Winter Snow storms A foot at a time Freezing rain Ice covered trails You won You made your point We get it You rule Closed schools and clinics Confined We looked at your beauty Through windows and doors Helpless Winter, you won Turn back Leave I am ready for sixty degrees! ©Patinspire 2013  

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Putting the final touches

It happens to me every single time. My life flashes before my eyes and I think, ‘How will my passing be celebrated?’ It is natural to feel that way at a funeral. While you are listening to the great things that are being said about the one who has moved on beyond our world, you…

Dream Believe Hope

Moments, minutes, hours Days, weeks, months, years Gone, stacked as memories The past twisting the future Piles of footsteps Narrating emotions backwards Wake up Look to tomorrow Flee past the motionless Grab the time in the clouds Dream, believe Hope, live (C) Patinspire 2014

Become one of them

I THOUGHT myself to believe that I needed to live the expectations that I wished to see in others. This is not the easiest thing to do. It is a life-long goal full of ups and downs. Realizing that people cannot be who you want them to be is like having a light bulb switched…

A Fresh Start

What happened yesterday? You may or may not want to relive that experience. So, even if you had the best or worse day of your life yesterday, it happened, it is the past, and it’s done! There is nothing you can do to change that. What do you think will happen today?  Well, it is…

BOOM!

What will make you truly happy? What is your purpose here on earth? What should you do with your life? Don’t you wish that you had a cheat sheet? Yes, if you know the answers to those questions, making decisions will be a breeze. You are chasing happiness and may be doing so all your…

New and Exciting!

Something NEW and EXCITING? Yes! That thought will spark your interest and give you a little bounce in your steps. Most likely you are ready to take it on especially if you like what that new adventure promises to bring to your life. A new chapter is opening up and you feel rejuvenated. You are…