The Inspiration Blog

This inspiring video helps us understand that we are in control of the way we think about and respond to life's events – in both in our personal and professional lives. Whether you're dealing with life's daily ups and downs, or are weathering stronger storms, this motivational movie will encourage you to choose to see beyond life's storms... So that you can turn your "Rain" into rainbows and find lasting fulfillment and success in your life.
Here's the original writeup of this enlightening video from NPR: When he rang the doorbell, Zia hadn't planned to step inside. He was there to pick up his fiancee who was babysitting, but she couldn't leave (the parents were running late) so Zia agreed to hang out for a bit. His fiancee said, "Let me introduce you to the kids" — the 2-year-old girl, the 7-year-old boy and, most important, squatting, with no shoes on, surrounded by ants on the...
Browsing around the web, it's always interesting to look at the relationship (or perceived lack thereof) between science and spirituality. Today's blog post is inspired by the following paragraph from this article by David Carey Hart at The Boiled Frog Blog: "People who believe in miracles are in short supply in scientific research. There is no reason for a research institution to demonstrate that they care about ideological diversity when such diversity does not, and cannot, exist because science is...
Recently in East Jordan, MI, a home security camera captured the following interesting image: Locals say it's an angel... Yet after a local camera shop looked closely at it the employee offered the possibility that it could be an insect of some kind. Perhaps a moth. Because the image is blurry, he stopped short of saying it wasn't an angel and kept open the possibility of multiple interpretations. This miraculous photo is apparently not doctored and wasn't photoshopped. If that's...
1500 hundred kindergarten children were given a test in divergent thinking. 98% of those children scored at genius level. Divergent thinking is what allows you to see lots of possible answers to a question. If you ask your average person how to cook an egg, he'll come up with about ten different ways you can do it. Frying pan, poacher, pot of boiling water, in a cake, etc. Someone good at divergent thinking will come up with 200 ways to...
A man was selling oranges in the middle of a road. He was illiterate, so he never read newspapers. He put some signs along the road and spent the whole day praising the flavor of his wares. Everyone bought from him and the man thrived. With the money he placed more signs on the road and began to sell more fruit. Business was growing fast! One day his son - who was educated and had studied in a big city...
"Life's not about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain." ~ Viviane Greene We create our reality by choosing our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. For that reason, when we have bad days sometimes we might wonder what we did to bring it upon ourselves. Sure, that's one way to look at it... But what if we just choose, from that moment on, to look forward? Each moment is a new opportunity to choose...