Tag Archives: inspiration

A Film That Inspired Me

Originally posted on The Jolly Beggar:
In response to SandmanJazz’s 30 Day Film Challenge today, to wit, a film that inspired you, I like his repartee to the prompt: “Inspired me to what?🤣” Exactly. Inspired me to what? And that…

Posted in Movies, Quips and Quotes, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Shoot for the Moon

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land among the stars!” This popular saying is actually a misquote of what Dr. Norman Vincent Peale originally said. The correct version should read: “Shoot for the moon. But be careful … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Humor, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Beyond My Comfort Zone…

Originally posted on Through Ink & Image:
“Crecendo,” ©2018 Lynn Abbott Studios. Used with Permission. ““Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s…

Posted in Culture, For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Right Person

We spend so much of our lives waiting for “the right person.” The right person to marry. The right person to hire us for that career-making job. The right person to make it happen, whatever “it” is. Many years ago, … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Memoir, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , | 49 Comments

Flakes

Just a little midweek grinspiration for you.

Posted in Humor, Poetry, Popular Culture & Entertainment, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Be Who You’re Called to Be

I once dated a struggling British actress. We talked about how hard it was to make it in the movie biz. She mentioned meeting a 35 year old actor who’d wrapped work on a “kid’s movie” at London’s Elstree Studios. … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Memoir, Popular Culture & Entertainment, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , | 50 Comments

Freedom

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher

“A teacher is someone who talks in someone else’s sleep.”  ~W. H. Auden “One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”  ~Malala Yousafzai “I touch the future. I teach.”  ~Christa McAuliffe ⇔ ⇔ ⇔

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

The Right Person

We spend so much of our lives waiting for “the right person.” The right person to marry. The right person to hire us for that career-making job. The right person to make it happen, whatever “it” is. Many years ago, … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Memoir, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , | 46 Comments