17 January 2011

What Inspires Me

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus

Sometimes winter is just too much for me. The short days, the cold nights. The slushy, sloppy, dreary months seem to drag on forever. 

It is during these times that I must dig deep to find inspiration within. 

My faith

My family

Those winter days that are so sunny, the cold can't even keep me from smiling.

My students laughing, my kitty cat asleep in my lap. 

Kind e-mails, good books, hot chocolate.

Color in the things I create.

What inspires you?

During these next few weeks I'd love to feature you. What brings you warmth in the winter? What lights up your days during these dark months?

Interested in being featured?
Send me an e-mail with your post (html code preferred). 

I hope to hear from you!



  1. I love this...I'll be writing up a post soon :)

  2. I'm your newest follower thru the Bird's Papaya. I love your Etsy shop!

  3. Wow... Heard about you through Bird's Papaya... and boy, I am so glad. Not only do I sense your desire to be godly in your posts (the ones I've read so far) but also am so inspired and dazzled by your jewellery! Definitely on my Wish list now!!!

  4. Hi Laura, this is a wonderful idea! Thank you for sharing yours! susan

  5. Oh, great idea! I struggle in the winter, too - somehow the lure of the couch, Netflix, and grumbling about the weather starts to win out over doing anything productive. Thanks for sharing your inspiration!

  6. i love this!! so happy i found your blog... i'm inspired!

  7. I so needed this today. Thank You. First time to your blog and I already know I'll be back. ooxx

  8. I am your newest follower! I found you on Hometown Girl's blog. Thank you for your inspiration! Show some blog love?



  9. What a great idea. It seems like it's in the dead of winter when we need the most reminding of joy :)

  10. I love your grateful heart and positive outlook. Music inspires me. Thinking of vacation inspires me. Blogs inspire me!


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