Feeling all Loved up today with “That loving feeling”…
It has been a miserable week this week as I have been bearing up through a 3day migraine attack…so it was a lovely and welcome surprise to be nominated for a blog award this morning. A message came through on my iPod touch from StrawberryIndigo (the nomination post) nominating me for a blog award. I will aspire to uphold this award as I continue “Wrestling the Muse”.
The award is given to blogs with followers of less than 200 who are deemed worthy of nomination because their blog has wowed the award nominator. Here is what StrawberryIndigo had to say about this blog:
Wrestling the muse
A well-written blog, professional looking and pleasing to the eye.
StrawberryIndigo is a blogger who believes in living Life in Colour, so much so that she has titled her blog with that beautiful sentiment. This is a sentiment that really rings true to me and one that every person should aspire to. We should be using all the colours of emotion to truly LIVE our life. If you have not checked out her blog yet, do yourself a favour and check it out. These are some of her posts that I found inspiring…
Lisa has been blogging for a while but just recently she started this new blog where she journals her liberation in the journey to find her true self…this is one journey you will find inspiring and uplifting…her goal is to be “Awakened”…something that we can all aspire to.
Clicking on this link will take you to a world of free verse poetry…the words are simple and raw and will touch a chord in your spirit that will sing out in joy…this is a beautiful blog and one that is new to me but one that I will continue to visit.
“Faith, Hope, Gratitude and the Creative Life” This is a blog that resounds with its catch-phrase. This blogger chooses to (in her words) “to have a positive outlook, to see the best in people, and to cultivate hope and optimism wherever possible.” This blog is all about her sharing her everyday miracles, facing life with optimism and tackling it with faith and gratitude.
Follow these 5 bloggers I have mentioned and let their fresh and unique outlook touch a chord of inspiration in you. Your daily inbox reading will be uplifted by these bloggers.
It is important to recommend and appreciate people who live to fill their pages with inspiration, optimism and a search for a deeper truth and a more lasting beauty. This is what I believe The Liebster Award symbolizes. I am honoured to be a recipient and have thought carefully about which blogs uplift me with each post. For the bloggers who have been awarded this award – wear the award proudly because today you each uplift my spirits – even when my physical body is being assailed with an attack from migraine monsters.
It is Thanksgiving in the USA. I am not in the USA nor am I American but I have many American friends. Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful and appreciate people that you care about in life. I have been blogging now for 18months and in that time my friendship circle has grown to include inspirational people – writers, poets and artists from all around the globe. I am continuously inspired by the creativity and imagination of these people. So in honour of Thanksgiving I am going to create a new Blog Award which will be given out annually to mark my gratitude and to honour the most Create-Spirational Blogs that add to my Inspirations…
Announcing The Annual…
There are rules and requirements for this blog award to be passed on…
Pick 20 Blogs that have truly inspired you in the year
Write an acceptance blog post
Choose a quote on Inspiration.
Choose a quote on Creativity.
Choose and post a song-video that has inspired you this year. (After all what is life without music.)
Write down a list of 5 things that inspired you in the year.
Write down 5 ways that you plan on being inspirational in the coming year.
Pass on the award to the 20 blogs you have chosen.
Each year you must choose 20 new blogs, you can only give out this award once to someone.
For the above Awardees, grab the following award widget (by clicking on the image) to feature on your blog:
Favourite quote on Inspiration:
I dwell in Possibility | Emily Dickinson
Favourite quote on Creativity:
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. | Mark Twain
My 2011 Song of Inspiration:
This song inspires me in both its lyrics and because it is a celebration of New York – a city that truly is an inspiration in looking for the silver lining in a heavy storm cloud – and because it is a song about having a “pocketful of dreams” and going out into the big wide world to chase those dreams and make them a reality.
Five things/people that Inspired me this year:
My family – who supported me in my dream to become a full-time writer
My friends – who always cheer for me in all my endeavors and who always believe in me – also counted on to give me a good butt-kicking every now and again. Special mention to: Alethea Dantes, Vasiliqui Galanopoulous, Jay Smith, Jane Webb Olivier, Desre Tate, Emma Mees, Colin Nel, Leigh K Hunt, Rachna Chhabria, Drew Cross, Al Boudreau, Judith Van Praag, Penny Epel, Danielle Beith Ruschena. (Each of you have a trail of footprints in my heart. I am honoured that you are in my life. Thank you for your love, support, encouragement and the constant source of inspiration through friendship that you gift to me just by being you. x)
Eat,Pray,Love – This book and this movie have inspired so much in my life
Social Networks – All those I follow and connect with through blogging, twitter,Facebook ect.
PostaDay 2011 and PostaWeek2011 – These helped me get into a regular blogging schedule.
Five Ways I plan on being inspirational in 2012
Through my Amazon Wanderings where I take off into the wild yonders of South America and write about it.
Through this creativity & inspiration blog @ Dragonfly Scrolls
Posting a photo at least once a week in a new photo-blog starting 01.01.12…link coming soon