Impress Yourself and Be True To Your Heart and Don’t Compete With Others – Paulette L. Motzko

Image of Paulette Motzko photographed by “T” Photo editing and Digital Art by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios Copyright July 2018 Sunday, July 8th, 2018. 11:39 p.m.; 2:12 a.m. There are a few simple guidelines I operate by in life and some of them are: Put Integrity and value first, no matter what anybody else does. If you’re in business don’t be afraid to turn jobs … Continue reading Impress Yourself and Be True To Your Heart and Don’t Compete With Others – Paulette L. Motzko

“Lightness” by Caroline Slee: A Beautiful Poem About How We Can Transform Adversity into Clarity with Hope

Lightness…#MondayBlogs – http://wp.me/p1kUsy-AT Our feet grow heavy with grief and so we begin to dance Our minds cloud with fear until we transform Every minute a whisper of hope against impossible odds Moving with instinct flowing like water Boundless we create our shape and chart a map unexplored Our hearts rise bright against mourning opposing forces lifting us once more The veil thins when we … Continue reading “Lightness” by Caroline Slee: A Beautiful Poem About How We Can Transform Adversity into Clarity with Hope

Paulette Motzko’s Writing Books  Recommendations and Pathways to Inspiration

This article was inspired by one of my recent followers, who went through a very tragic and tumultuous year. Because of this it stopped this once prolific writer from producing anything at all.  Sometimes we can be over critical on ourselves, overanalyzing everything that we do. That quality doesn’t help us when we create anything of value in this world, written or otherwise. Create because … Continue reading Paulette Motzko’s Writing Books  Recommendations and Pathways to Inspiration

Six Word Stories That Tell About You and Your Life

http://www.smithmag.net/ Smith Magazine is a wonderful magazine I just discovered by doing a search on Google. The most difficult thing in writing I think, used to be succinct and concise say what you want and few words. It’s not so much pinpointing the right descriptive terms and saying what you want, but for most writers it’s trimming excess verbage. Is it hard to write but … Continue reading Six Word Stories That Tell About You and Your Life

Relaxing Background Guitar Music & How Creating An Inspiring Environment by Paulette Motzko

https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv1Yx3eFnEg&feature=share I love this beautiful acoustic guitar play list.   If you are a creative person just like I am, the key is to find out to flowing inspiration is to know in an intimate way what environment helps you create the best in yourself.  Keep repeating it over and over again. What works for you will be different than anyone else.  Things that inspire … Continue reading Relaxing Background Guitar Music & How Creating An Inspiring Environment by Paulette Motzko

Be like a perennial flower that grows & comes back each year, more colorful than before. – Paulette L Motzko

Image photographed and created by Paulette Motzko Copyright 2015 October 8th, 2016 10:33 a.m. Continue reading Be like a perennial flower that grows & comes back each year, more colorful than before. – Paulette L Motzko

My Mother is Dying But Her Spirit Lives Through Me

I was a caregiver for my sweet mother Ramona Lea Le Pore who on the last decade of her life was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. My sister in law contacted me to yell me mom has a tumor on her kidney and is now dying. I knew the time would come when mom would leave this earth and touch the face of God, being reunited … Continue reading My Mother is Dying But Her Spirit Lives Through Me

There are No Ordinary Days, but Days You Transform into Extraordinary Days by Your Actions, Your Words and Your Deeds.- P. Motzko

Continue reading There are No Ordinary Days, but Days You Transform into Extraordinary Days by Your Actions, Your Words and Your Deeds.- P. Motzko

Surround yourself with beautiful things, an appreciation for the arts and genuine people with integrity with beautiful souls. – P.L. Motzko

Surround yourself with beautiful things, intelligent  people with Integrity who have beautiful souls, an appreciation of art, music, classic literature, the culinary arts , interesting people, exploring new and unique places…. …. and you’ll never be bored as long as you live. You’ll stay young forever because you’re always regenerating and charging your battery, empowering your soul….along with your smartphone! Make sure you take time … Continue reading Surround yourself with beautiful things, an appreciation for the arts and genuine people with integrity with beautiful souls. – P.L. Motzko

The earth laughs in flowers- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Image photographed by Paulette Motzko and Digital Arts by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas, Nevada Copyright June 2016 Continue reading The earth laughs in flowers- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sunlight shimmers over the green mountain peaks greeting us with joy.

Photography by Leonardo Valencia Photo Editing by Paulette Motzko Copyright May 29th, 2016 VALENCIA MOTZKO INC. Haiku by Paulette Motzko Continue reading The sunlight shimmers over the green mountain peaks greeting us with joy.

Only when you love yourself enough to pursue your dreams will you be able to be truly content. When you realize your full potential others will see your inner beauty radiate outwardly.

Image written and created by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright 2016 9:14 pm Continue reading Only when you love yourself enough to pursue your dreams will you be able to be truly content. When you realize your full potential others will see your inner beauty radiate outwardly.

Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery

I learn many things new through the course of my day everyday. I have always had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, even since I was a small child at 4 years old, learning to read, and then learning phonetics. I learned the meanings of the prefixes and suffixes when I was 6 years old. I learned the value of a book and the extraordinary concepts … Continue reading Google Talk The Global Translation Chat App & & Paulette Motzko’s Thrill of Discovery

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

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry…

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” – Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde’s words made me think here and then re-think what exactly he meant. In my opinion what he is saying is: We imitate way too often in life. From the thoughts we think to the opinions we claim are our own. Many … Continue reading “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry…

My Church Lies in the Sea by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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 … Continue reading My Church Lies in the Sea by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

What book or film impacted your life or altered how you see the world? What art left a lasting imprint on your soul?

I found a great post on Word Press that asked his reader this telling question so I thought I would ask the readers of Totally Inspired Mind. What book impacted your life in a good way that has left a lasting imprint on your soul? Share the book title with the readers on the site here. My answer: I read Helen Keller’s biography when I … Continue reading What book or film impacted your life or altered how you see the world? What art left a lasting imprint on your soul?

Paulette’s Prayer and You Writing Your Own Personal Prayer

Paulette’s Prayer and The Ways it Has Been Answered Writing Your Prayer Copyright April 2013  Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko I found this when going through some of the many things I wrote on MS Word in My Documents folder. I didn’t realize so many of my prayers had been answered until reading this and being astonished at how my life, ever so slowly, … Continue reading Paulette’s Prayer and You Writing Your Own Personal Prayer

Some People Feel the Rain and Others Just Get Wet….

Truly Seeing The World Around You by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright March 2013 I love what this said in that it illustrates that some really don’t truly live but go through life blinders on to the sights, scents and amazing small miracles they encounter. When we open up our world to the sights and scents and all the experiences in life, we truly live. … Continue reading Some People Feel the Rain and Others Just Get Wet….

If You Could Give Someone Advice on How to Live Life More Fully, What Would You Tell Them?

What wisdom have you collected during your years on this earth? Share what you would tell someone about living a better, more productive life. Paulette Le Pore Motzko February 9th, 2013 If You Could Give Someone Advice on How to Live Life More Fully, What Would You Tell Them?. Continue reading If You Could Give Someone Advice on How to Live Life More Fully, What Would You Tell Them?

Paulette is Elated to See 743 Followers on “Totally Inspired Mind”-Thank You!

Once a writer writes something, the trick is getting it “out there” in the big blue expanse and hoping that people find merit in what you write about. That is what has happened with this site, one of the 5 I created and write one. I had no idea what a blog was a few years back, but found a Writer’s Market book at the … Continue reading Paulette is Elated to See 743 Followers on “Totally Inspired Mind”-Thank You!

The Sea Speaks To Me In Words That Sound like Waves

Photography and Poetry by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright January 2013 The Sea Speaks to Me In Words that sound like waves, In the song of the sea gulls that fly over me and sing a sea song In people who smile In the surfers that never grow old In the salt scented air that blows through my hair and kisses my face And in … Continue reading The Sea Speaks To Me In Words That Sound like Waves

“Young Sea” by Carl Sandburg & Photography “Big Expanse of Blue” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo Montage I

Young Sea & Big Expanse of Blue Photographic Word Montage by Paulette Le Pore Motzko and Carl Sandburg The sea is never still. It pounds on the shore Restless as a young heart, Hunting. The sea speaks And only the stormy hearts Know what it says: It is the face         of a rough mother speaking. The sea is young. One storm cleans all the … Continue reading “Young Sea” by Carl Sandburg & Photography “Big Expanse of Blue” by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo Montage I

Believe in All That You Are

Believe in All That You Are-Poem by Leslie Neilson Text and captions and photographs and photo selection by Paulette Le Pore Motzko As the dawn of each morning… peers into your life, there lies a path to follow. Delicate whispers can be heard if you listen to the sound of your heart and the voice that speaks within you. If you listen closely to your … Continue reading Believe in All That You Are

Creating Balance In Your Life

Creating Balance in Your Life Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright January 7th-8th, 2013 This piece is dedicated to my friend Frank and Ed and myself and all the workaholics who don’t take enough time out for themselves and for smiling and creating that simple thing called JOY in their lives. Life doesn’t last forever and along with working, we need time to take … Continue reading Creating Balance In Your Life

A Pot of Jasmine Pearl Tea Plus My Time Equals a New Cooking Site

My latest web creation is called “Cooking Up a Storm With Miss Polly”, me being Miss Polly, my persona in the cooking world. Polly was always my nick name when I was a kid and it was more endearing than the formal full name I use for journalistic endeavors of “Paulette Le Pore Motzko.” I created http://www.CookingUpaStormWithMissPolly.com to be a Web Cook Book of what … Continue reading A Pot of Jasmine Pearl Tea Plus My Time Equals a New Cooking Site

The Many Things I Love

Things Paulette Motzko Loves…. Written New Years Eve 2012 Fresh baked bread nestled in a basket with its aroma luring you to taste. Carnivals, cotton candy, and children smiling and adults feeling as if they were young. Any pier with salt scented air, and wind swept hair blowing looking out at the big expanse of blue.   Stationery and hand written letters written with calligraphy … Continue reading The Many Things I Love

Haikus About the Sea & Meditation by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

  The Sea By Paulette Le Pore Motzko December 21st, 2012 Big expanse of blue There is life in the water It refreshes me ***** I am connected To the big expanse of blue water. It is life. ***** Meditation: People are mostly composed of water and so is the earth. I feel an interconnectedness with the ocean, the sound of the crashing waves, the … Continue reading Haikus About the Sea & Meditation by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

“Christmas isn’t One Day of the Year, But About Loving Others in Act Word & Deed All Year

“Christmas isn’t about the gifts or the bows or the packages, but in the people you hold in your heart and long to hug and be around. Christmas is in friends that became family, plans, great times together and in giving to others and in realizing we are all connected on this planet with LOVE.”-Paulette Le Pore Motzko Paulette’s Mother </a My artist friend Terry, … Continue reading “Christmas isn’t One Day of the Year, But About Loving Others in Act Word & Deed All Year

Finding The Way from Garden Grove to Moreno Valley to See My Mother

Try as I might, I have been asking all around my friends, some with cars, some without reliable ones to make an hour drive from Garden Grove to Riverside County via the 91 freeway to see my sweet 81 year old mother with Alzheimer’s Disease. A Christmas I will always remember in a very bittersweet way. So far I have been battling my stupid brother … Continue reading Finding The Way from Garden Grove to Moreno Valley to See My Mother

What are some of your favorite inspirational quotes? Share yours too.

When I was reading from one of my favorite books on my many book shelves, I ran on to one entitled “Norman Vincent Peale: Words That Inspired Him.” I have marked with a highlighter the entire book with my favorites from the 457 pages, and also added my versions of how I would change the quotation, using it as a springboard. So then I ask … Continue reading What are some of your favorite inspirational quotes? Share yours too.