Word of the Month for April, 2017: Inspiration

Inspiration

The Virtue is Inspiration and the Saboteur is Vanity

We are inspired by beauty and soured by vanity.

There are moments in our lives when we feel exhilarated by someone’s words or by looking at Earth’s magnificence, we feel a tug on our heart to do better than we are doing currently. Inspiration is the the birthplace of all great acts of courage, art and leadership.

Sometimes when we feel inspired, we even act on that which inspires us, by practicing kindness or pushing our boundaries. There is only one caveat though, and that is discernment. We must always be in synch with our ability to discern between what is healthy and what is merely tasty. 

Inspiration can begin with a feeling of wanting to do something that will change the world for the better, without discernment, those thoughts can deteriorate into feelings that the world would be a better place if it were being led by me. Inspiration without discernment can take a person from being famous for his character to being infamous. The feeling of inspiration can sour us like milk that has gone beyond its expiration date, or it can
inspire us to feel the courage to begin upgrading the quality of our lives.

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