Inspiration Link Party

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Click below and get inspired!!

In an effort to continue to give back to the blogging community I want to host a bi-weekly Inspiration Link Party.  The rules are simple:

  1. Leave a link to an inspiring post or a link to an inspiring blogger that you enjoy and believe others will enjoy as well (not your own).
  2. Leave a simple note as to how the post or blogger inspired you and why you believe others might find value in reading.
  3.  Try to link to posts that offer up an inspiring story or maybe demonstrate incredible courage.  The idea is to share posts in one place that can become a one-stop-shop for inspiration!
  4. Reblog this post to get as much inspiration spread as possible!

It is easy to complain about what’s going on in the world.  Let us see if we can come together and shine our light on others!

INSPIRATION LINK PARTY

Today’s Featured Blog…Books, Books and More Books!!

Books, Books and More Books!

Little Secrets

Blurb

A town reeling in the wake of tragedy

An arsonist is on the loose in Colmstock, Australia, most recently burning down the town’s courthouse and killing a young boy who was trapped inside..

An aspiring journalist desperate for a story

The clock is ticking for Rose Blakey. With nothing but rejections from newspapers piling up, her job pulling beers for cops at the local tavern isn’t nearly enough to cover rent. Rose needs a story-a big one.

Little dolls full of secrets

In the weeks after the courthouse fire, precise porcelain replicas of Colmstock’s daughters begin turning up on doorsteps, terrifying parents and testing the limits of the town’s already fractured police force.

Rose may have finally found her story. But as her articles gain traction and the boundaries of her investigation blur, Colmstock is seized by a seething paranoia. Soon, no one is safe from suspicion. And when…

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Daily Post/Ascend

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Ascend

The QUEEN was worthy of a blog ALL of her own! This is my favorite “ASCEND” quote, also a topic broken down during POWERFUL fellowship over the last few weeks. I’m guilty of allowing distractions to alter my path after becoming fruitful in certain areas of my life. As Pastor Moore mentioned, this is possible when we are still tossing out fishing nets and haven’t completely figured out who WE are! The same God I prayed to that created the miracles experienced in my life today, is the exact same God I need to continue to praise after the pressures of life slow their course.

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Today’s Featured Blog…Adaletey Paul Jnr!!

Adaletey Paul Jnr

What scares you to the core just by imagining it? What in life are you doubtful about? What in life beats your imagination of attaining? What boundaries have you set for your self.

The creator of our lives did not create us to live in fear that is why he gave us the instinct of curiosity to ride is to the very top of our exploits.

Human life has evolved over the years due to the rate at which other humans capitalised on thier curiosity to bring the world this far.

Don’t accept to live a normal life, Don’t fight to make a living but fight to make a legacy and a difference. Then and only then can you live beyond your fear.

Crush and trash fear and you would live a mark on earth to live beyond the sands of time.

Thank you for reading.

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My Week 159: Weird Service Calls, Thanksgiving Throwback

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Last week, when the temperature suddenly plunged to around 8 degrees Celsius (about 45 Fahrenheit for anyone still using the Imperial system), I wanted to put our gas fireplace on, but it wouldn’t start. I did what I normally do, which was to utilize my incredible fireplace knowledge. In other words, I removed the screen, opened up the door at the bottom, and wiggled the wires. Nothing happened. I said to Ken, “I thought you had this thing fixed in April. Why won’t it work?” When we looked closer, we realized that one of the wires was loose. It looked all shock-y and dangerous, and Ken, who can normally do electrical work, plumbing, carpentry or generally anything trades-related, didn’t want to touch in on the grounds that “it looks weird”. So he called the fireplace people and on Friday, I had a visit from the fireplace repair guy (the actual…

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The Man I Married

Reclaiming HOPE

Wedding Photo

To have and to hold…in sickness and in health…for as long as we both shall live.

I’m sure when my husband spoke those words nineteen years ago he had no idea he’d have to deal with the “in sickness” part of it so early in our life together. We were both active-duty military, both strong-bodied and strong-willed.

Fast-forward about fourteen years, and everything started going haywire. When I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, it was almost a relief. After a couple of years of worrisome symptoms and no answers, it was good to finally put a name to what was wrong with me. For about six months I was extremely ill and barely left the house, but he never once wavered in his commitment to me and to our marriage.

I’m happy to report that I’ve learned the things that help me live a fairly normal life now, but I still…

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So Simple! Yet So Difficult!

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“I have a little  exercise that Cristolot gave me this week and I’d like to work on it with you.” That Dear Readers, was my first clue that this “little” exercise might be simple but it would not be easy. My coach Belinda Trussell trains with multiple Olympian Christilot Boylen.  Christilot seldom comes up with any “easy” exercises.  So here we go!

THE EXERCISE

  1. Starting from the side of the arena make a half circle to the right to the centerline.
  2. Go straight on the centerline.
  3. Change flexion and bend to the left and make a 10 meter circle to the left returning to the centerline.
  4. Go straight on the centerline and change flexion and bend to the right  and make a 10 meter circle to the right.
  5. Repeat

EXERCISE AT THE TROT.

  1. Trot the 10 meter circle to the right and on reaching the centerline walk, straighten, then transition…

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Inspiration Link Party

dreambigwallpaper-pinkombre

Click below and get inspired!!

In an effort to continue to give back to the blogging community I want to host a bi-weekly Inspiration Link Party.  The rules are simple:

  1. Leave a link to an inspiring post or a link to an inspiring blogger that you enjoy and believe others will enjoy as well (not your own).
  2. Leave a simple note as to how the post or blogger inspired you and why you believe others might find value in reading.
  3.  Try to link to posts that offer up an inspiring story or maybe demonstrate incredible courage.  The idea is to share posts in one place that can become a one-stop-shop for inspiration!
  4. Reblog this post to get as much inspiration spread as possible!

It is easy to complain about what’s going on in the world.  Let us see if we can come together and shine our light on others!

INSPIRATION LINK PARTY

Today’s Featured Blog…Diary of a Recovering Codependent!

Diary of a Recovering Codependent

It’s actually empowering when I use the tools of my recovery and watch how things unfold. Last night I practiced “staying on my side of the street” and it was so easy and refreshing.

I was expecting my boyfriend to come over but when we were texting, his texts were very terse and he said he was going to get something to eat and didn’t know if he was coming over. Now let me just say that in the almost three years that we have been together, he has NEVER gone to get something to eat before he comes over. We always eat together. My initial reaction was a feeling that he was upset with me. In the past, I would have worried and fretted over it. I would have even prodded him to tell me what was bothering him. But not last night!

Then he said he was hopping…

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Drinking It All In

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Fun with Photography Taking a little drink of water…fall.

I thought I would have some fun with this challenge using a photo of myself appearing to drink up Yosemite Falls.

“When you drink in nature through your senses, you deepen your awareness of the great silent intelligence flowing through all things. You nourish your mind, body, and spirit as you connect to the divine love of Being.”
— Deepak Chopra

According to Erika for this week’s WordPress photo challenge, “Photography, and any visual art, is all about perspective. For this week’s challenge, make use of sizing, placement, and Scalein your photos. Have some fun with perspective and show just how big, or little, the world can seem.”

To give you more perspective as the challenge suggests, here is a photo of my hubby (in green bike helmet) about a mile from Yosemite Falls.

Green helmeted cyclist (my hubby) admires stunning view of Yosemite Falls Spring 2016 Green helmeted cyclist (my hubby) admires stunning view of Yosemite Falls…

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