Tag Archives: inspirational

Happy Birthday, Tiny Tim

Today is Tiny Tim’s birthday.  If you only know him for his campy, goofy songs, then please take a few minutes to play the song above.  You’re in for a treat. I really consider him a heroic, inspirational figure.   His was an odd dream– he wanted to sing songs from the 1890s to the 1920s, …

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Keep On Truckin’

For anyone having a bad day: Full lyrics HERE.

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I’m Going On

Full lyrics HERE. CeeLo Green is a treasure.  We’re lucky to be alive the same time he is.

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Troubles

Via Nudity and Nerdery

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Goes right on in his kindness

“We must take time, take pains, have a plan, form spiritual habits, if we are to keep our souls alive; and now is the time to begin. A man to whom religion is a reality, and who knows what is meant by ‘the practice of salvation,’ keeps his balance, because the living center of his …

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A Place That’s A Little More Timeless

At 3:59 she talks about how poetry creates a safe spot to view the world from.  I like that a lot.

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Or would you rather be a pig?

So you see it’s all up to you You can be better than you are You could be swinging on a star Full lyrics HERE.

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And Not To Yield

I reblog this every so often because it always cheers me up. For today’s assignment, read it in Lemmy Kilmister’s voice: Ulysses by Alfred Tennyson (written in 1833 and it was published with his Poems in 1842) It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match’d with an …

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Laugh Inside

I never really expected Charles Bukowski to say something inspiring.  😀

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Here’s to you!

I like this a lot.  😀

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If/Then

“If you can’t beat fear, just do it scared.”  ~Glennon Doyle Melton

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Light

This is Teddy Roosevelt’s diary entry for Valentine’s Day 1884. His mother had died that morning.  His wife died the same day, eleven hours later.  There’s no doubt it was the worst day of his life. But- and this is why I found this not just tragic, but oddly inspirational- he bounced back.  He went …

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