Use the gifts you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. St. There’s of Liseaux 

All images from Pinterest.

Written and Compiled by Paulette Le Pore Motzko.

If I wrote my entire name, complete with my middle name, confirmation name, maiden name and then married name it would look something like this….

Paulette Ann Therese Le Pore Motzko.

I was confirmed in 2001 after reading prayers of my Nanny’s and seeing a St. Therese chaplet advertised in the church bulletin.  

I sent for it and began saying the 24 Glory Be To The Father prayers, (one for each of the 24 years she lived), asking her to carry my intention’s to the Throne of God like a bouquet of sweet roses. Roses started appearing in places where no roses grew and always when I asked for something,  or the prayer would be answered.  

That’s when I wanted to become confirmed, adding Therese to my name as a testimony to her influence in my life, which was very late for any Catholic.  I never cared about what any one else did,  but always stayed true to myself and genuine of heart. My Mother was my Sponsor with the Bishop. Those photos are stellar to look back on today. 

Even if you’re not Catholic but Christian, Muslim, Jewish or any other faith; there is great merit to be gleaned in St. Therese’s wisdom-filled words.

May 31st, 2017 at 2:48 a.m.

Below is a chaplet of St. Therese. 

Good Night Prayer

I really love this night prayer that kind of says it all, I found on Pinterest.

I hope when you say it, it gives you peace and unloads the worries of your day and helps you awake refreshed.

Written & Compiled by Paulette Motzko

March 11th, 2017 11:51 p.m

Watch “Sweet Dreams:Bedtime Songs,Sleeping Music,Relaxing Music for Sleeping,Relax,Lullabies,Sleep Music” on YouTube

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=AT9UuZv77Uc&feature=share

The sweetest of dreams be yours everyone, until I bring you some more inspiration and hopefully make you think in ways you’ve never thought that has far-reaching effects in your life.

Changing your attitude and perspective is like throwing a tiny pebble in a placid pool.  The rippling effect continues long afterwards.

Image of Miss Motzko photographed by Paulette L. Motzko

Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

High Definition Water Wallpaper Images by Zedge.com 

Compiled by Paulette L Motzko, Copyright October 2016


Watch “Relaxing Harp Music: Help You Enhance Your Life, Sleep, Meditation, Spa, Study | Instrumental Background Music ★49” on YouTube

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=dCvEgqePl84&feature=share

This beautiful and serene video and soundtrack has water sounds on the music track with a solo harp.

The photo slide show is of nature scenes. 

I hope this adds some beauty and joy on your lives today.

Written and compiled by

 Paulette L Motzko 

Image photographed by Glenn Clayton.

Photo Editing and Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko 

Copyright October 2016

Prayer For Our Nation

God our Father, Giver of life,
We entrust The United States of America to your loving care.

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You are The Rock on which this nation was founded. You alone are the true source of our cherished rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Reclaim this land For Your Glory and dwell among Your people.

Send your spirit to touch the hearts of our nation’s leaders. Open their minds to the great worth of human life and the responsibilities that that accompany human freedom.

Remind your people that true happiness is rooted in seeking and doing Your will.

Through the intercession of Mary Immaculate, patroness of our land, grant us the courage to reject the culture of death.

Lead us into the New Millennium of life.
We ask this through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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This beautiful prayer comes from a wonderful prayer book of mine from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC called Prayers for All Occasions.

High definition images from Zedge all compiled from Paulette Motzko, July 11th, 2016 at 12:31 midnight

They’re located at 400 Michigan Avenue, Ann.. Washington, DC 20017 – 1566.

Their website is National Shrine.com

Moments of Meditation: Sometimes in life, we don’t know where we’re going…

Moments of Meditation

“Sometimes in life , we don’t know where we’re going …
We keep going anyway”…

Just as my dear friend Theresa said in her her quote, sometimes we don’t know really what we’re doing but we learn as we go along.

Have you ever done that in life?

No sooner do you feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants and then somehow you find the strength, and abilities to accomplish things you never thought possible.

But, in reality you werent doing it alone at all. You had a Silent Faithful Partner called God walking alongside you.

When faced with battles, if we live a prayerful life, we will find strength with the fortitude, combined with inner wisdom that is our “homing device” that guides us home.

-Block Quote Written by
Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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Photography by
Theresa Tawfik

Written by Theresa Tawfik and Paulette L Motzko

Compiled by Paulette Motzko
June 24th, 2016
5:20 p.m.
Copyright 2016

Gifted Hands by Ben Carson- The Ben Carson Story:Read This Book!

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I bought this book 2 weeks after Christmas last year. It was on the best-seller rack at Barnes and Noble in Summerlin. What an extraordinary person Ben Carson is! Of all the people running for the Office of the President of the USA, I wish he had won. Extraordinary things would have happened, had he been in a position to change things for us all.
He would have made choices that benefited everybody.

From the back of the book:

“Ben Carson is a professor of neurosurgery, plastic surgery, oncology and Pediatrics, and the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins medical institutions. He’s also the author of other best-selling books – think big, and the big picture. He serves on the corporate Boards of the Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and America’s promise, among others, and is an Emeritus fellow of the Yale Corporation. He and his wife, candy, are the parents of three grown sons and live in Baltimore County, Maryland.”

Text Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Book Image by Paulette Motzko

May 5th, 2016
4:00 p.m.

Good Morning in The Words of a Child Lana-Short 1 minute Sweet Audio Prayer

Let’s pray Good Morning! by Kid’s Corner on the Abide prayer app https://abide.is/prayer/thsk7g

No matter what age you are bad boy, Delight put a smile on your face as you face your work day. If you have a child, by listening together, it’s a wonderful way to start the day!

Be blessed!

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Image created by Paulette L Motzko, Copyright 2015

Paulette L  Motzko
APRIL 28th, 2016
8:33 a.m.

Prayer is not the overcoming of God’s reluctance, but the taking hold of God’s willingness. Phillip Brooks

This is on the inside cover of a book that I carry around with me every day and say certain portions of it that I’ve marked with a Post-It notes called “Handle with Prayer” by Alan Cohen.

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I found my copy for a dollar fifty at a book sale in a Friends of The Library sale in southern California, with coffee stains all over the cover and scribbles on the inside, but I didn’t care. I could see the merit of the wonderful book without even reading it. One’s trash is another treasure.

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The cover was beat up and damaged so I covered it with cat stickers because if I ever had a pet again it would be a cat. The stickers give me joy, make the cover look a little better and strike up conversations from passers by who see me reading it.

It’s published by Hay House Publishers.

I recommend it to anybody.

It’s a fantastic book then we’ll have you thinking in more positive ways and transforming your ideas about prayer, God, what you can do and accomplish and a host of other things.

Alan Cohen has written I believe over 20 books.

http://www.HayHouse.com

The ISBN number on this book handle with prayer is:

ISBN 1 – 56170 – 467 – 9 hardcover

This book is classified as prayer and self-realization and religious aspects.

Written by Paulette L Motzko
Photos by Paulette L Motzko
Copyright March 2016

7:39 a.m.

Consider The Lilies of the Field

Consider The Lilies by Julie Barrios at https://abide.is/prayer/25stw4 on #abideis

Here is a beautiful Christian Meditation I just prayed and meditated with I wanted to share with my many Christian readers from ABIDE.

May you all have  blessed and beautiful night.
Here is a beautiful wallpaper (literally) I selected for all my readers, viewers and followers from Zedge.

Paulette L Motzko
March 24th,  2015
Midnight

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Everyone Has a Story To Tell – Make Your Story An Extraordinary One by Paulette L. Motzko

We All Have Our Story to Tell
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Copyright October 7th, 2014
All Photography Quotes Created by
Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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In life we never know what we are getting and what kinds of blessings or tragedies may befall. You can only stack the deck in your favor so when the hand is played you come close to winning.

If every one of you reading this sentence could realize that nobody on earth was dealt a perfect life, then maybe you won’t feel so isolated or sad, just knowing you are not the only one. Everybody on the bus every day I see has their own joys, family, friends and struggles. Just because you don’t know them, don’t fool yourself. Problems in life don’t omit anyone, no matter how much money you make. Often the richest people have the most screwed up lives. They have no idea what to do with all their money and have lost the ability to enjoy simple things. They spend their lives trying new drugs and paying for expensive thrills that leave them flat and uninspired.

As a child who was disabled and went through a merry-go-round-of medicine for epilepsy before I got to the one that worked when I was fourteen-years-old.

I learned big words and related to teachers better than my classmates who made fun of me because I was different. All the things I went through in my early years toughened me up to be a soldier of life and an ambassador of compassion and good will who can related to everyone with a cane, in a wheelchair and who strives each day to know health firsthand and independence.

Even though in life you may have looked at hell in the eye like I did and been through moments where you nearly died; remember you made it out the other end.

A visualization to picture your mind that I created after going through one of the worst year and a half of my life is:

I can see myself walking through a huge hoop of fire and coming out the other end transformed, stronger, and smarter and where ingenuity is in my DNA. After helping my parents pay their house payment thrown the span of 15 years and being betrayed by my siblings I grew up with; it redefined my existence.

We were once a good family, not a perfect family, but we were never an apathetic, hate filled family. There was so much negative dynamics going on between my older siblings and that no matter if my mother needed help, if I could have done over again, I would have looked out for number one and that is all, and got the hell out of there. I can see that in retrospect and wish I would done that, but if I had mom wouldn’t have anyone who gave a damn and she wouldn’t be in the senior home she is now.

The things you learn in life gaining wisdom are vast.

What have you learned in life?

Are there lessons you can pass on to others?

What is a lesson you learned that you can pass on to another to make their path smoother, watching out for rocks and boulders?

You see, when you do without you learn to compromise. You learn how to substitute and you truly get to know what it is like to live on a bargain basement existence that only those who frequent places like The 99 Cents Store, Dollar General remembering numerous times since moving to Nevada and having my SSI cut by $150 a month-times when I couldn’t afford anything in the dollar store!

What I do know out of the tragic and almost mind boggling callous and low class way I was treated in the end of making great sacrifices for my mom and financially helping my dad by living on the duplex he was still making payments on after 2001. I learned that there are people who look like a human being but are missing a soul and a conscious; my siblings fit that description. I only hope that they regret it one day. I know I did the best I could in spite of going through adversity myself. In other words, we are only responsible for ourselves and there comes a point where all the talking in the world isn’t going to change things.

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Move on. Look back and accept what you did and embrace the choices you made.

Just because you were betrayed doesn’t mean you have betray someone else. Just because you were hit, doesn’t mean you have to hit someone else. Someone else’s cold heart doesn’t have to be yours and shouldn’t be yours.

Why the Lord allows good people to go through hell none of us will know, especially when their hearts and souls are good.

In life what matters most is for you to not focus on the dark aspects or “shadows” in your life. Look at the “bright spots” that sparkle like Orion on a clear night in the desert. Keep the friends who have become family; they are your new family.

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Just because you are related to someone doesn’t give them the right to be in your life. To have the right someone has to treat you with dignity and respect. If those elements are missing, then you really don’t need the person in your life.

Remember, every negative person drags you down. Every positive person lifts you and your spirits up.
You want to be dragged down to the nether world, or do you want to keep people around you who also set their aspirations on high and noble things. Forget the rest.
I pray to meet people who are kind, caring, compassionate who care about the world around them and who care about children, the environment and the world issues.
Here is a cool visual for you: I also pray to NOT MEET negative, pessimistic people and to avoid or REPEL people with rotten intentions people just like water droplets on Vaseline.
What story will you retell people?

Will it be a triumphant one? A Courageous One? An Extraordinary One?

Make the things you say be as amazing as yourself, because the spoken word is what people will remember about you.

Do you want to be a mina bird of the same, sad story or do you want to force yourself to grow, find the wisdom in your pain and to help people they are not alone.

If pain and suffering has to be, let it be transformed to bring someone up from their aloneness.
I hope this 1,534 word story does just that. Come out of your cave and light the light and let it shine on only the good and the great. No matter what your faith, don’t lose hope and never quit believing the good and just win. And even if they don’t “win” they show everybody in the world how they can! After all, people are only winners or losers in their minds. What you think you are you will be.
I hope every word changes your minds, and transforms your spirit and helps you think about the experiences you have gone through and how you carry them around.
Troubles can be on your shoulders like lead weights or you can problem solve, pray and meditate and gain insight. To do that you need solitude and uninterrupted time so you can think. When was the last time you gave yourself that gift? It is through self-introspection that you grow and transform into something greater.
Learn to journal and write every day your innermost feelings. At first at will feel awkward doing it, but it will come more naturally with time. In time you will look forward to it. Make it a minimum of 30 minutes. Go to a library where you can be guaranteed to not be bothered and where it is quiet enough you can hear yourself think. Preferably have nobody see it but you and God and your soul.
In your first journal book entry: make a list of all the things you are thankful for this moment.
Now make a list of things you need to work on to be happier and feel better.
Number them and create a plan of action.
Make the most of what you have now. If you want more, work for it all and enjoy what you have NOW. This time will never come again. When you are 85 ladies you will think you look like pretty hot now! Hey guys, tell your mom and dad you love them, they won’t be around forever. I am reminded that our time on this extraordinary earth is limited. Make the most of your travels here.

It is only then that you can take what were problems and setbacks and throw them in the sea and watch the seagulls take them away to the wild blue.
Put some beautiful and inspiring music on iheart.com radio or Pandora.com and get in touch with who you really are. When you do that, you will find you have way more going for you but you just overlooked what you were given.

Written with love to the world.

Paulette Le Pore Motzko

October 7th, 2014
5:15 p.m.

Gabby The Girl With The Magic Smile-Needs Your Help!

Recently I met a wonderful lady named Ester Korsizyk who was making some copies of a sign to help her beautiful grand daughter Gabriela-(otherwise known as “Gabby”) who was recently diagnosed with amyotophic lateral sclerosis in November of this year. I thought it was a Christmas Newsletter Ester was copying at first, and then upon closer inspection, it was much more….so I had to know more. When I said hello I to Ester and once I knew that the family was struggling to pay for medical expenses and also how much it would be great to tune the family into resources-I figured out why we were supposed to meet.

I introduced myself to Ester-and told her I was a writer, photographer and marketing consultant and wanted to write a story that I would put on both of my web sites Totally Inspired Mind and Children Are Our Future Now!

All of a sudden Ester looked at me and I could see tears fill in her eyes and she said I was sent by God to her. She was a Pastor’s wife, though I didn’t know that then and was involved in many programs of helping others herself. The next thing I knew we were hugging each other and after today, talking to each other and meeting at the Starbucks I go to all the time-we are great friends.

It is something how God puts people in your life for a reason and sometimes I immediately know what that reason is within a short time. I don’t know if everybody is that way, but over the last decade-my inner senses and intuition have been magnified by 100%.

As Kelly Clarkson’s song “Stronger” says that I love so much, “What doesn’t kill ya makes ya stronger!” I have become stronger over his last year with the many trials and tribulations I have been through, but also I am more quick to lend a helping hand to others. To me to expend my time in ways that I know will give dividends back to someone else is rewarding.

That night I went to Taco De Ojo, since I was doing work there anyhow, and typed up the following post that I will post. I also am going to include segments of the beautiful sign that Ester wrote on the signs she made.

Abby Korszyk-A 10-Year-Old Girl with a Sweet Smile Needs Your Help!
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
December 7th, 2013

There are times in my life when I know prayers are being answered before I have time to think about it. But I pray and envision me meeting people who are kind, caring and who care about the world, children and animals and also to avoid those who aren’t those type of people, increasing my odds of attracting what I want into my life.

I was at Staples in the copy center where I am always having work done and saw a sweet lady who looked like she was printing Christmas newsletters, but as I looked closer I knew it was something more. I wanted to know more about the pretty girl named Abby Korszyk whose photo was emblazoned on them with the pretty smile. As I read more on the beautiful color signs Ester Korszyk-grandmother of Abby-I learned that Abby has Lou Gerhig’s Disease, otherwise known as ALS, and it is rare that a nine-year-old child is ever diagnosed with it. Abby was diagnosed with it in November of this year 2013 and Ester and her family are teaming with her church pastor and asking for donations which will go into a fund for her son and daughter who are worried where the money is coming from to afford her care.

I told her I was Paulette Le Pore Motkzo and I am a writer, photographer and marketing consultant with several blogs seen and read all over the world. I told her I would put it on Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds Congregate asking showing where people could send the checks that would help Abby lead a long full life.
I also am doing research on ALS and am finding resources to also help the family.

It is also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The finance department of ALSA Amyotriphic Lateral Sclerosis Association is 818-880-9007- ex 225. I had never heard of this acronoym in my life and I grew up pronouncing big words in neurologists offices as a kid diagnosed with epilepsy at the same age as Abby was with ALS at nine years old. We are kindred spirits of sorts and I want to see Abby THRIVE and SURVIVE and LIVE A LONG, PRODUCTIVE LIFE.

The address where you can send a few dollars to help with the medical expenses of Abby Korszyk can be send to a special fund set up by the pastor of Abby’s church at:

Gabby Korsyk – call-1-626-367-6310 to find ways you can help the family who lives in Huntington Beach, CA
4702 N. Doxford Ave., Covinga, CA 91722

I feel good about making a difference in not only Abby Korszyk’s life, a little girl who I have never met but my heart went out to her when I read her story.
God bless all who read this.

ALSA 800-782-4747

I am going to email the director about Abby Korszyk and ask what are the ways their organization can help the family and if there are any financial resources that could help them; I am sure there ARE!

If there is one thing I am good at is making people care about things they ought to.

As the CEO, Founder and Director of The Epilepsy Connection for 6 years I helped people all over the world who had that disorder with dual diagnoses and offered advocacy and helped change lives. That is a great thrill for me to know some small action had a big pay-off for someone else.

Through my research and quest to find answers which I always do, I located an ALSA Clinic in the Orange County Chapter

1232 Village Way, Suite A
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Group: ALSA Chapter

Contact: Natalie Villegas
Title: Care Services Coordinator
714-285-1088
Email: nvillegas@alsaoc.org

Since writing this article at Taco De Ojo meditating and saying silent prayers to myself that Abby would defy the odds and surpass the two year time frame doctors have given her-Natalie Villegas contacted Gabby’s parents.

ALSA is tuning Gabby’s parents into resources, clinics that have state of the art diagnostics and other life changing things now.
I feel wonderful in knowing that an hour of research is paying off in concrete ways for Gabby now.

I was once a kid like Gabby when I was diagnosed with complex and simple partial epilepsy in January 1971 at age nine. It was a horrible time when kids were cruel and made of anyone different from them. It wasn’t until I was in high school that I truly had my first real friend when Tegretol came out that controlled my seizures and allowed me to go to school and not miss classes and feel health for the first time and independence long awaited for.

I hope to meet Gabby one day and see the beautiful smile I see in the photo. I am in the process of adding in the photos now.

Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Ester -Gabby’s Grandmother wrote this in her sign she created to set up outside asking for financial support for her and her family to help pay her medical bills etc.

“At a very young age Gabby wanted to be a dancer, she loves to dance. Her favorite color is green, I am not surprised. This is what the bible says about the color green. Praise, eternal life, vigor, prosperity, mercy, restoration, health, healing, new beginning, freshness, God’s holy seed, harvest, sowing and reaping, immortality, fresh oil, new life, joy in hope.

Rom. 12:12, Ps 23:2, Gen. 1:30, Lk 23:31, Rev. 22:2, Ps. 92:14.
Gabby is the picture-perfect example of having “joy in hope”, when you see her she gives our lives a freshness, a sparkle of how each of us should be living life.”

“I would like to close with a plea from all that read this, to send prayers and smiles to Gabby and her family. Gabby, even today has never lost her smile. Even with this devastating news, her passion for life still surrounds her. I can’t help but look at the color green in a completely different way.”

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My Church Lies in the Sea by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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My church lies in the sea and I am part of each wave that sings it’s Sea Song.
My church lies in the sea and the sea gulls are the choir.
The stained glass windows consist of multi-colored skies and the billowing clouds are the angels looking peacefully downward on me…
Seeming to Guide Me….

All is well by the sea and as I walk tensions disappear, if by magic. My load is lightened and my back and neck and forehead feel no worry and my heartaches are cast into the great depths.

God bless the sea and let’s protect it and the sea creatures that dwell within it innocently.

Much as a church we must respect it, cherish it as a woman is to a man.

God bless the sea and God bless ME.

Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Copyright June 2013