In nature you see beauty in the marvelous things God created. Also, God lives in the heart of every good person. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

High definition Photography and Graphic arts by Paulette L Motzko Written by Paulette L Motzko Copyright June 2015 June 27th, 2015 at 2:39 p.m. Continue reading In nature you see beauty in the marvelous things God created. Also, God lives in the heart of every good person. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Two Passionate, Love Filled, Hope Filled Poems from Ramon Loyola

I met Ramon Loyola on Word Press when I was searching the world over to add new content to the writers work lab etc. I saw his extraordinary poetry and read his blog and how excited he was (as I would be), seeing his books in a book store. I could relate. I really loved what I saw. I asked him if I could print … Continue reading Two Passionate, Love Filled, Hope Filled Poems from Ramon Loyola

My strength did not come from lifting weights…..

My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up and I was knocked down. This is my favorite one of the year end of last year because that’s exactly what I did in my life over the last year. It has been, and will continue to be probably my most positively transformative year in my life. It has also … Continue reading My strength did not come from lifting weights…..

At the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. B answer for all our national problems- the answer for all the problems of the world – comes to a single word. that word is education. – Lyndon B Johnson

Images found on Pinterest Continue reading At the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. B answer for all our national problems- the answer for all the problems of the world – comes to a single word. that word is education. – Lyndon B Johnson

Don’t let the music in your soul die. Let the music play on until the song of life is in its last measure. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

The two wallpapers for your smart phones were hand selected by Paulette Motzko from Zedge. My best friend in Las Vegas came to my place last night and we had a dinner of Chicken Tortellini Soup and crackers and enjoyed some flan for dessert. He had brought his classical guitar and played some pieces he wrote; it was the first time I ever heard him … Continue reading Don’t let the music in your soul die. Let the music play on until the song of life is in its last measure. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko

God’s Plan For You

Plans For You – 5 by Joanna Quintrell at https://abide.is/prayer/bb7vu3 on #abideis Any Christian can say this and meditate upon this. ABIDE is a free app that you can access from your smartphone. Will all need to balance our spiritual life, no matter what situation you may be in. Even if you’re a Buddhist, if you are Native American, if you are Jewish, if you … Continue reading God’s Plan For You

Begin Your Day With A Clean Slate-Be Open To New Ideas

Good morning everyone, As I watch the morning news here in Las Vegas, Nevada-my new home I am still daily adjusting to the neighborhoods and people and how radically different it is here. Today I hope you begin it with new and fresh ideas. Give yourself and hour in the morning where you regroup, reassess the goals you have in your life. If you don’t … Continue reading Begin Your Day With A Clean Slate-Be Open To New Ideas

Do It Badly; Do It Slowly; Do It Fearfully, But Do It! – Rick Wagoner & Paulette Motzko

Check out @BigDreamFuel’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BigDreamFuel/status/520758121208483840?s=09 Wallpaper Fall Leaf Image from Zedge.com This quote startled me at first when I saw it come up on my Twitter feed on my friend Rick’s BigDreamFuel page. But, when I thought about it more it has a huge message. Many people don’t ever do anything or go after their dreams or what they would love to do because they’re … Continue reading Do It Badly; Do It Slowly; Do It Fearfully, But Do It! – Rick Wagoner & Paulette Motzko

To Reach Port You Must Not Stay Anchored or Drift-but SAIL! Rick Wagoner & Paulette L Motzko

My good friend Rick Wagoner does something wonderful everyday, throughout the day. He finds some of the best and most positive poignant quotes and shares them with the world on Twitter on @BigDreamFuel. This post is a tester to see if I could share his tweet that I normally retweet on Twitter with my over 1,400 readers and the over 50 countries that tune in … Continue reading To Reach Port You Must Not Stay Anchored or Drift-but SAIL! Rick Wagoner & Paulette L Motzko

Thank You Redheadedwhovian For Nominating Paulette L Motzko for Most Inspiring Blogger Award!

The Most Inspiring Blogger Award was one I hoped to earn one day and through the many hours of writing, design improvements, and finding what I believe are the best stories from a wide variety of sources, my creation inspired another grateful soul to nominate me. Yesterday I arose bright and early with the birds today at 4 a.m. and felt refreshed. I walked about … Continue reading Thank You Redheadedwhovian For Nominating Paulette L Motzko for Most Inspiring Blogger Award!

Paulette Motzko Sends Good Karma to Each & Every One of Her 1,413 Followers

Thank you to all of the many readers and viewers who tune in and read the carefully chosen and selected words on Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds Congregate. The stats goes as such: 2, 721 posts varying in topics in 245 categories, and 2003 tags. And speaking of Karma or “what goes around comes around”, as my Nanny said… I wish you the same … Continue reading Paulette Motzko Sends Good Karma to Each & Every One of Her 1,413 Followers

If Life Were a Movie I Will Tell You Do It Right The First Time Because There are No Retakes & You Can’t Edit the Video!

Sometimes when I am talking to people from a different country than the USA, I will find myself making a point in a new way I think they will understand. That happened this evening here sitting at Target in the Starbucks within. I was talking to Juan from Mexico who was with his dad an brother. That is one of the most extraordinary things about … Continue reading If Life Were a Movie I Will Tell You Do It Right The First Time Because There are No Retakes & You Can’t Edit the Video!

Life is a process in many ways. All the good things do not happen at once. – Paulette L Motzko

Image taken in Laguna Woods, CA by Paulette Motzko After being married to a rocket scientist for 15 years, which wasn’t all bad, even though in the end he did a lot of uncool things. I became a different person and learned a lot about the sub-specialties in engineering and what they did, and as a writer now, that information has helped me in writing … Continue reading Life is a process in many ways. All the good things do not happen at once. – Paulette L Motzko

Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose-Great Book

I just checked out the  book by Eckhart Tolle entitled “A New Earth: Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose” today at the Vista Library. My friend bragged about what an outstanding book it was and how it changed her life, and I must say it has been a joy to read. The spiritualist Eckhart Tolle talks about the beginning of the world and the first flower … Continue reading Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose-Great Book

Christine Marie Boc’s Wisdom for Living

Christine Marie Boc’s Wisdom for Living Original Quotes by Christine Marie Boc If you would like to contact Christine Marie Boc about her quotes and how you liked them, you can reach her at: Christineboc@yahoo.com Idea Concept by Paulette Le Pore Motzko for Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds Congregate & Writer’s Work Lab A Sweet young lady I met recently who has the whole … Continue reading Christine Marie Boc’s Wisdom for Living

Testing Typing Missing Two Fingers (My ring finger is fractured and the other is bandaged)

The last two weeks have surely been a test in patience, will,adapting, courage and of my pain thresh hold. Here at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf sipping on some hot green tea and a madelaine, wishing the place stayed open a few more hours than minutes. I am understanding more clearly what it is meant when you lose a sense or the loss of … Continue reading Testing Typing Missing Two Fingers (My ring finger is fractured and the other is bandaged)

What do you do when your plans fall through? Something could happen that is better than what you originally planned.

You adapt and make the most out of the situation in every way you can. Like what I am doing tonight. The original plans of making my own version of El Pollo Loco’s Pollo Bowl with Mexican Rice, cooked pinto beans, chunky salsa and diced up rotisserie chicken went up in flames on Valentine’s Day evening. So being that I am the master of adapting … Continue reading What do you do when your plans fall through? Something could happen that is better than what you originally planned.

“There is a fresh canvas every 24 hours” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

That is just one of the many fresh thoughts that Sarah Ban Breathnach has in her book I read daily called “Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy”. I read a little out of about 4 books a day and it gives me fresh perspectives, broadens my horizons, builds my vocabulary and it is just plain fun & relaxing. Are there books you have … Continue reading “There is a fresh canvas every 24 hours” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Thoughts from Max Lucado: Negative thoughts never strengthen you. How many times have you cleared a traffic jam with your grumbles? Does groaning about bills make them disappear? Why moan about your aches and pains, problems & tasks?

“You must read the book by Max Lucado called “Every Day Deserves a Chance” where that quote came from. I found it at Book Off for only $1, which was my find of the week!  It is AWESOME. HE uses short sentences and word pictures that stay on your mind like a positive imprint that will change your life”.-Paulette Le Pore Motzko   Be careful … Continue reading Thoughts from Max Lucado: Negative thoughts never strengthen you. How many times have you cleared a traffic jam with your grumbles? Does groaning about bills make them disappear? Why moan about your aches and pains, problems & tasks?

A Great Point That George Clooney Said…

In “Points To Ponder” in the latest Reader’s Digest February 2014 issue George Clooney said, reprinted from Esquire Magazine: “The president and I (were talking to guests at a fund-raiser), and they’re holding their smartphone cameras up…And I said to the president, “You know, the oddest thing about what’s happening right now is that we’ve stopped living our lives, and we’re just recording them.” Image … Continue reading A Great Point That George Clooney Said…

Bridge To The Light- Poem Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Inspired by this photograph by Mena Habeeb entitled “Bridge To The Light” “Bridge to The Light” Title by Mena Habeeb Poem by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Inspired by the quote from the great Helen Keller: “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for … Continue reading Bridge To The Light- Poem Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter. – Henry David Thoreau

“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” – Henry David Thoreau Photography by Paulette L. Motzko, Fushia Bouganvillia blooming in the summer heat. Photography by Paulette L. Motzko, Ingredients for Caprese Ciabatta Sandwich with organic heirloom tomatoes and fresh organic basil that is at its peak in the summertime. Romaine hearts salad with mandarin orange slices and sesame … Continue reading One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter. – Henry David Thoreau

This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. – Alan Watts

“This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” – Alan Watts Photography by Paulette L. Motzko, Taken at The Huntington Beach Pier, Huntington Beach, CA. Close up detail of children’s mosaic wall, each totally unique like the children who painted them. … Continue reading This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. – Alan Watts

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. – Samuel Butler

“Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. ” – Samuel Butler Image found on Pinterest, author unknown Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko January 12, 2014 Continue reading Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. – Samuel Butler

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about. – Henry Ford

“I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.” – Henry Ford What experience have you gone through recently where you know your prayers were answered? Photography by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Written by Paulette L. … Continue reading I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about. – Henry Ford

If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with. – Michael Jackson

“If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.” – Michael Jackson Image found on Pinterest Copyright Paulette L. Motzko, January 2014 Continue reading If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with. – Michael Jackson

“Failure is necessary to success as the oncoming wind is to a bird taking flight into the sky and soaring.” – Mena Habeeb, Writer & Photographer

Ever looked at a shooting star in the night sky and seen it shimmer across the sky? I have. I also have met people who lit up my night sky like stars and Mena Habeeb is one of those “stars”. I asked to sit next to him when he was studying to pass a long test to get his real estate license. We sat next … Continue reading “Failure is necessary to success as the oncoming wind is to a bird taking flight into the sky and soaring.” – Mena Habeeb, Writer & Photographer

You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible. – Henry Ford

“You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” – Henry Ford Photography by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Continue reading You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible. – Henry Ford

Life Lessons or (These Things Shouldn’t Have Happened) by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

The Lessons of My Life Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright December 14th, 15th, 2013 As I was sitting at the bus stop waiting for the bus that never came….I was thinking about the many events of this past week-some turbulent and some disappointing and then the things that worked out great that I was responsible for-which are always great. In life there are … Continue reading Life Lessons or (These Things Shouldn’t Have Happened) by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Metamorphosis | A Topsy Turvy World

http://atopsyturvyworld.wordpress.com/2013/11/17/metamorphosis/ This whimsical but very thought provoking poem written by Anum Shafique who writes a great blog called “A Topsy Turvy World” made me chuckle at how masterfully the poet made it sound like a classic nursery rhyme yet the meaning here is much more deep about man. Hats off and cheers on this one! Paulette Le Pore Motzko Continue reading Metamorphosis | A Topsy Turvy World

Creating Balance in Your Life- Expanded and Translated to Italian Version

Creating Balance In Your Life Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko, Copyright Jan 2013 Expanded and Translated December 2013 Originally printed on Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds Congregate http://www.TotallyInspiredPC.wordpress.com Italian Version After having two cooking sites and being part Italian and translating many of the recipes of my friend Teresa Reale La Pasticciona so my American friends could make them-I saw that my readers … Continue reading Creating Balance in Your Life- Expanded and Translated to Italian Version

We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and bones. – Henry David Thoreau

Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko December 6th, 2013 1:41 a.m. I spotted this wonderful quote in my vocabulary builder daily word and had to open my WordPress app on my Android MyTouch Smart Phone and capture it. Henry David Thoreau is one of my favorite authors and my love of his works began with Honors English class and my fantastic teacher Mrs. Covington telling … Continue reading We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and bones. – Henry David Thoreau

You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible. – Henry Ford

“You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” – Henry Ford Continue reading You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible. – Henry Ford

How Can You Add JOY To Other People’s Holiday & Your Holiday Season Too?

Image from Scrapbooksteals.com on found on Pinterest Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright December 1st, 2013 As I was frantically working on adding content I wrote for a client on a web site I created (due to not having my computer all week, due to viruses detected on it that are now fixed along with Norton Antivirus and Carbonite)…I had my mind on work … Continue reading How Can You Add JOY To Other People’s Holiday & Your Holiday Season Too?

In The Cool of The Day by Brother Carl Frye

My friend Brother Carl Frye go all the way back to high school years. He writes some of the most poignant and inspiring things on Facebook that he knows I find and read and every once in awhile print on here. He gives me permission to do so because he feels he is blessed and his words help others. I know they do. Many times … Continue reading In The Cool of The Day by Brother Carl Frye

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.- Albert Einstein

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Albert Einstein Photo credit by Pinterest, Author Unknown What are you enthusiastic about in life? Paulette Le Pore Motzko October 27th, 2013 2:00 a.m. Continue reading We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.- Albert Einstein

CDT 2014 – Sara an Amazing, Courageous and Inspiring Young Lady!

The three photos after this story were Sara’s and I fell in love with the poignant quotes on the photos and the beautiful scenery in the photo. I had no idea that Sara was facing living with melanoma, and traumatic brain injury, but her words are filled with life and the living and of hope. I couldn’t resist sharing her story with you. Paulette Le … Continue reading CDT 2014 – Sara an Amazing, Courageous and Inspiring Young Lady!

Start Where You Are, Use What You Have, Do What You Can

#quotes – http://pinterest.com/pin/542261611354302590/ So often in life we look for better times of when things won’t be as chaotic or whatever phrase we want to add. Guess what? There is no better time like now to do what you desire, even in spite of a living situation that may not be the best, or a job that isn’t paying what you would like or whatever. … Continue reading Start Where You Are, Use What You Have, Do What You Can

What would life be like if we had no courage to attempt anything?…..

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Van Gogh “Thank Heaven we do possess courage and stamina and fortitude and the passion and persistence to see our dreams become a reality! That is what makes life wonderful and exciting and never boring.”- Paulette L. Motzko Huntington Beach Pier Photo by Paulette Motzko Continue reading What would life be like if we had no courage to attempt anything?…..

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

Continue reading “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind – Cicero

“A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.” – Cicero Image by Pinterest, Creator Unknown Paulette Le Pore Motzko Wishes you health, enough wealth to more than meet your needs, great times and love with those to call “family” whether related or not, joy and peace of mind and health of soul. October 11th, 2013 6:52 a.m. Continue reading A happy life consists in tranquility of mind – Cicero

Metamorphoses by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Metamorphosis I am like a caterpiller that is crawling slowly on a green leaf Everything appears so huge and daunting Though I have made such a long journey to where I am now It is nothing compared to where I am going Once the life of a caterpiller is over the transformation begins to become a colorful, beautiful butterfly with wings to fly.  One crawls … Continue reading Metamorphoses by Paulette Le Pore 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…

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower…..

“All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.” – Abraham Lincoln Inspiring someone is the most rewarding thing one is capable of doing. To show someone their hidden potential is like planting a daffodil in fall to have it bloom in the spring. – Paulette Motzko Photos taken in Oceanside, … Continue reading All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower…..

The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them…

“The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.” – Napoleon Hill What would you do if you didn’t worry about who would criticize you for doing it? Would it make you happy? Would you be good at it? Paulette Motzko September 27, 2013 225 p.m. Continue reading The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them…

Women Who Thrive

http://paper.li/PollyMotzko/1360756298?utm_source=subscription&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=paper_sub Click here if you would like to subscribe to my women’s newsletter that covers women in business, working, balancing family time, sex, money, dating, and psychology, self help and other topics of interest. The more I learn how to use this Word Press application on my Android MyTouch, the more you will see. Enjoy! Paulette Le Pore Motzko July 22, 2013 12:51 a.m. Continue reading Women Who Thrive

God Will Refine Your Body, Mind & Spirit by Brother Carl Frye

God Will Refine Your Body, Mind & Spirit Written by Carl Frye Copyright July 2013 Carl Frye Image taken by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Hot off the press from my dear high school buddy Brother Carl Frye. He speaks words of wisdom each day on his Facebook page. This one he wrote only   Do circumstances change if you ask God to change them? Do … Continue reading God Will Refine Your Body, Mind & Spirit by Brother Carl Frye

Some Days You Just Have to Create Your Own Sunshine!!

Some days you just have to create your own sunshine this beautiful photo says I found on Facebook. I don’t know who created it to give the credit to, but I loved the very simple way it got across that we are in control of our destiny to a large part. Even when bad things happen to us, it is up to us to “steer … Continue reading Some Days You Just Have to Create Your Own Sunshine!!

The Ring Always BELIEVES THE FINGER LIVES FOR IT. Malcolm Chazal

“The ring always believes that the finger lives for it.” I didn’t write this quote but the way it was written spawned a series of new quotes and I am sure you my readers can think of a few more. This quote made me think about the purpose different inanimate objects have for one another, as if you personified them. You could take this and … Continue reading The Ring Always BELIEVES THE FINGER LIVES FOR IT. Malcolm Chazal

Who is Part of Your Garden of Friends and Why?

I have many friends that I genuinely care about on Facebook and do not simply “collect friends” like a collection of bangle bracelets on my arm! One of my dearest friends Raj Naheem wrote recently that “I was part of his garden of friends growing like a rose”, or something to that effect. I will say, thank you Raj for being there for me in … Continue reading Who is Part of Your Garden of Friends and Why?

45 Things I Wish I Could Tell To My Younger Self

http://greenglobaltravel.com/2013/06/28/tell-to-my-younger-self/ I know you will all love reading this today as much as I did written by BRET AND MARY. I would tell you their last named if I knew them. This comes to you from a great web site called Green Global Travel. Paulette Le Pore Motzko Totally Inspired Mind Http://www.TotallyInspiredPC.wordpress.com, Continue reading 45 Things I Wish I Could Tell To My Younger Self