Written originally three years ago today by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright October 27th, 2013 Updated by Paulette Le Pore Motzko October 27th, 2016 Images of Earth, Undersea Diver with Fish, Beach & Starfish, President Obama from Pinterest, Authors Unknown Sources from Pinterest Minimizing Apathy and Maximizing Social Responsibility in America Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright October 2016 Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds … Continue reading Maximizing Social Responsibilty in America & The Realization How All Life Is Connected
SAVE MOTHER EARTH, IT BEGINS WITH YOU AND I – http://wp.me/p6FuRI-5S Image found on Pinterest, author unknown Paulette Motzko March 30th, 2016 Continue reading Save Mother Earth, It begins with you and I by Joseph Y. Mawunyo
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
Embrace the world around you and the people you meet. the world will hug you back for it. Paulette L Motzko Copyright March 2015 5 a.m. Continue reading Embrace the world around you and be kind to the people you meet. The world will hug you back for it.
Photo from Inspirational Picture Quotes Paulette L Motzko March 2015 Continue reading People Don’t Always Need Advice…
People we lost in 2015 http://www.cnn.com//2015/01/09/world/gallery/people-we-lost-2015/index.html Continue reading People we lost in 2015
The Salvation Army – Ways We Help http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/ways-we-help (Share from CM Browser) When I was a kid I used to go to The Salvation Army with my mom and we used to pick out what clothes I would wear to school. Now mind you, rich people often wear an outfit once or until they’re tired of it, which could be once. The smart ones donate … Continue reading Give a Gift That Keeps Giving: Give To The Salvation Army
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
Good morning Beautiful World! I am drinking my morning coffee writing this on my Galaxy S Relay Smart Phone and feeling deeply appreciated by all the new people who have commented to me directly this week. I am constantly running into new writers in my daily life who want to know how to get started, and I tell them to write every day. I also … Continue reading Words of Gratitude to My 1,355 Followers on Totally Inspired Mind
PhotoQuote by Paulette L Motzko Copyright 2014 Continue reading Sometimes in Life We Run Into People That Sting Like the Cactus. Remember You Don’t Have To Be Like Them. Walk Away
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde Continue reading To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. – Oscar Wilde
March 30th, 20148:27 p.m. Colin Powell’s Words of Wisdom General Colin Powell…a guy I wish we had as President of The United States. I know he could have looked out for all Americans- rich, poor and the disabled. Now the very rich are looked after well in southern California, but we are badly in need of funding for disabled housing and bus systems. I want … Continue reading Words of Wisdom from General Colin Powell
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.” – Joseph Addison When was the last time that you smiled at someone or helped someone, just because you were able to? What do you remember about the way they reacted to you noticing them and being observant … Continue reading What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. – Joseph Addison
Lots of hypocrites say “God bless you” but the good lies in what they do, in action, word and deeds. Paulette L. Motzko, February 2014 Photography by Joe Chaparo Continue reading If people said “Goodness be with you instead of God be with you, the world would be a much better place. It is goodness and kindness that changes the most powerful changes in this world.” Paulette Le Pore Motzko
“We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin Continue reading We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other sould. – Anais Nin
“When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.” – Michael Jackson Image found on Pinterest Compiled by Paulette L. Motzko February 6th, 2014 Continue reading When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings. – Michael Jackson
Found on The Quotes application on my Android MyTouch phone. Continue reading Happiness is Found When You Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison Image by Paulette L. Motzko Photography Copyright January 2014 Continue reading Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” – Jesus Christ Drawing by my good friend Terry Davis. My mother must have said the words in the quote a thousand times, if not once, and lived those words. She raised me to have morals and values, have good posture, pick my friends wisely, and try to make the best impression on someone … Continue reading “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” – Jesus Christ
Quote written Paulette Le Pore Motzko Flower Photos by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright January 2014 10:34 a.m. – 11 a.m. Continue reading There are too many people who mindlessly do a job instead of helping fix a situation or problem that would help everyone. People can become the solution to any problem, no matter how seeming difficult. All they have to do is CARE and ACT. Apathy should be a crime. – Paulette Le Pore Motzko
What extraordinary metaphors Thelma L. Wells uses in this comparisons to highlighting the best in the worst in people’s lives. Image from Pinterest, source unknown Paulette L. Motzko January 17th, 2014 12:48 a.m. Continue reading “My mission is to travel globally, extracting diamonds out of people’s dust.” – Thelma L. Wells
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
“Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.” – Alan Watts Photography by Paulette L. Motzko, taken at The Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa Copyright, Paulette L. Motzko January 15th, 2014 11:21 p.m. Continue reading Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know. – Alan Watts
Here is the question of the day: If you aren’t adding joy to a person’s life, then what are you adding? If you aren’t helping empower someone, what are you doing in their life? Think about the people you know. Think about the people you call friends. When was the last time you did something for one of them, for no good reason, just because … Continue reading If you aren’t adding joy to a person’s life, what are you adding to it?
“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono “All people dancing and having fun. Music spans all races, colors and creeds and is a language that speaks without words. “- Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo Credit by Nick F. Belman Compiled by Paulette L. Motzko Copyright January 2014 Continue reading Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono
“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be” – Goethe Image from Pinterest Continue reading If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could ben – Goethe
“When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.” – Paulo Coelho Photography by Paulette Motzko December 28th, 2013 11:22 a.m. Continue reading When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin The more knowledge you have the better the job you will be able to get. The better the job, the more money you will make. The more money you make the less stress you will have. The less stress you have the better you will feel and healthier in mind, body and soul. – … Continue reading An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin
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
“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.” – Dalai Lama Continue reading If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. – Dalai Lama
This was created for the feature called “Share Your Country” on my first blog and networking cooking site called “Cooking Up a Storm All Over The World!” http://www.CookingUpaStorminCA.ning.com I ask all 534 regular followers and over a thousand readers to share your country here of photos of beautiful places showing your main streets and favorite places. Continue reading Share Your Country….
“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. ” – Albert Einstein Continue reading A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new- Albert Einstein
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” – John Lennon Image from Pinterest Continue reading If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace. – John Lennon
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” – Mother Teresa I try to live this rule. I also try to not stoop to other people’s level if I run into the occasional rude person on the bus. Sometimes I have to … Continue reading Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. – Mother Teresa
“All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.” – Wangari Maathai I hope that the citizens of the world can unite to help the 1200 who died in the typhoon in The Philippines. There is a link in another post showing how you can donate medical supplies and other … Continue reading All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet. Wangari Maathai
Being that I take the bus in southern CA, I come in contact with a wide variety of people through the course of my day. I would say 60% of the people who ride the 29 bus going south are like me, normal people who are trying to do their best in life, or going or coming from work. I don’t know what the actual … Continue reading How are you doing today? If you are OK, that is pretty darn good all things considered.
“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank Images found on Pinterest, Authors Unknown November 2, 2013 9:01 a.m. Continue reading In Spite of Everything I Still Believe People Are Really Good at Heart. – Anne Frank
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” – Mother Teresa Images found on Pinterest, Creators Unknown Quotes by Mother Teresa Continue reading Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. – Mother Teresa
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mohandas Gandhi Images found on Pinterest, Photographers Unknown Continue reading You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Thank You For Giving Me The Versatile Blogger Award Some Interesting Facts About Paulette Le Pore Motzko Her 15 Nominees for The Versatile Blogger Award After a very long day and a 30 minute bus ride home after sitting outside waiting for the bus almost an hour-due to a bus breaking down-I made it home and just missed the rain. I made a wonderful salad … Continue reading Paulette Le Pore Motzko-The Lady Behind the Award Winning Blog-Totally Inspired Mind
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you” – Dale Carnegie Continue reading You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you….
“Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.” – Martin Luther King was not only an amazing leader but his speeches and words helped enable Afro-Americans to be treated fairly, which was so badly needed. When I was a small child I heard racial remarks said every day but hated them, because I knew we were simply all the same as people and everyone … Continue reading Wars Are Poor Chisels For Carving Out Peaceful Tomorrows
“Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.” – Chanakya Continue reading Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty & the youth.
“Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.” – Chanakya Images from Pinterest, second image from StayPositive.me What work or goal or project have you started recently? What keeps you motivated and centered on your goal? Paulette Le Pore Motzko October 16th, 2013 12:37 midnight Continue reading Once You Start a Working On Something, Don’t Be Afraid of Failure & Don’t Abandon It….
“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.” – Joseph Addison Flower Photo by Paulette Le Pore Motzko Photo from Pinterest Continue reading What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity….
“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
“The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.” – Lao Tzu Continue reading The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space to be lived in. – Lao Tzu
“Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey Image courtesy of Pinteres Author Unknown Continue reading Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo….
“We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.” – Malcolm X Image Courtesy of Pinterest of Gandi Author Unknown Continue reading We need more light about eachother. Light creates understanding…
Always remember if you were treated with indifference, or are a victim of verbal abuse that all people in the world are not that way. The most difficult thing to do is to treat people with kindness and respect, knowing they are not guilty of anything but simply being. Find a center deep inside you that becomes the wells spring from which everything that is … Continue reading Affirmation of The Day: Peace Among Chaos, Time Outs, & Clear Thinking
Positive Energy (@Positivity_Only) tweeted at 11:37 AM on Fri, Oct 04, 2013: “No one can save the world but anyone can change it.”-Zor. http://t.co/GIYW2eXS5l. Let’s change the world together. #Spirituality (https://twitter.com/Positivity_Only/status/386198283452157952) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download Continue reading Tweet from Positive Energy (@Positivity_Only)
“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…
“Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.” – Woody Allen I was never a big Woody Allen fan but when I ran into this winner from him I totally agree. I have seen both sides of the fence, and I pick hands down the time when I was married and had no financial worries. I am a happier, smartier more resilient person … Continue reading “Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.”
“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…
“Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.” – Martin Luther King Continue reading Not Only Will We Have To Repent For The Sins of Bad People But…
“People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn’t stop you from having your own opinion” – Anne Frank Continue reading People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but….
Here is a wonderful poem I like to think of as a visualization, because when I read it, I could picture what this depicts: PEACE I hope you enjoy this as much as I did from the blog Mind Wonder Blog. Paulette Le Pore Motzko If all the children of Earth…. Continue reading If all the children of Earth… A Wonderful Visualization
I went to Del Taco one morning last week, primarily to get something to drink and wait until the restaurant I really was interested in doing a story and photos for-opened! I saw a young man, limping, actually nearly crawling, supporting his weight on about anything he could find to do it with-planters, garbage cans etc. I then saw him picking through the trash looking … Continue reading Kindness is Contageous by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Maybe it is because I grew up being a very sickly, disabled kid that no other kid liked (because I was “different”), but I was always a sensitive person who learned big words at a young age and knew the meaning of compassion- Today when I see a door that needs someone to open it, I simply walk over and open it for the man … Continue reading Try and Be Someone’s Answered Prayer
Mother Teresa said those words when she was living a saint’s life doing good works for lepers and the needy in Calcutta. I compare good works and especially the recognition of the innate worth of another human being, as like a ripple in a stream. What you invest in another life comes back in dividends to that person as long as he or she lives. … Continue reading Kind Words May Be Short and Easy To Speak But Their Echoes Are Truly Endless
Another great one I found on Pinterest last night for your reading enjoyment. Paulette Le Pore Motzko August 6th, 2013 Continue reading Good Words Won’t Cover Up Ugly Actions
I found this on Facebook from one of my friends on one of the dozens of awesome feeds I get today. Have an awesome day! Paulette Le Pore Motzko August 6th, 2013 Continue reading Surround Yourself With People Who Believe In Your Dreams
So true! – http://pinterest.com/pin/520658406891409764/ They will show you what you don’t want to become like! Paulette L. Motzko Continue reading Be Thankful For All The Difficult People….
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!!
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?
These words are not my own but I couldn’t have said this better. When you remove the negative & hurtful people out of your life what will happen is positive and loving people with fill in the gap they once took, making you happier & healthier. Removing bad people out of your world is like removing a rotten tooth out of your mouth that leaves … Continue reading I couldn’t have said it better…………..words of the wise…
A great one I found on my Face Book feed from Paying It Forward. Continue reading No One Is Useless In This World Who Lightens The Burdens of Another- Charles Dickens
This is a wonderful quote from Marvin Ashton on Abuse No More on Face Book. Continue reading If We Could Look Into Each Other’s Hearts & Understand the Unique Challenges We Face…
Cat Saves Family from a House Fire Paulette Motzko on Totally Inspired Mind Copyright March 2013 News Source: Fox News- March 23rd, 2013 Cat Saves Family from a House Fire-Who Says Cats Can’t Do Anything? Click on the above link to read the story off Fox News.com. This aired two days ago on http://www.FoxNews.com. I had two awesome cats for 15 years named Muffin and … Continue reading Cat Saves Family from a House Fire-Who Says Cats Can’t Do Anything?
Be What You Want to Attract By Paulette Le Pore Motzko March 22, 2013 Instead of chasing people who could care less, simply invest your precious time on those who already know your worth. This is a gift to yourself and them. There are too many people who already like you and feel you are worthy, without a “sell-job”. Everyone has their special innate talents … Continue reading Don’t Chase People-Instead Try to Attract The Right People-Reflect What You Want to Find
I don’t know who wrote this but I discovered it on Facebook just now and thought I would share it all with the now 816 followers of Totally Inspired Mind. I have my house nearly packed up and it is strange to see it all in boxes scattered throughout the place. I have been here for 12 years and I will be heading for Tucson, … Continue reading Ten Spiritual Tonics
I have been reminding myself of that for the last two years as I have been battling the very arrogant, selfish and hateful actions of my siblings Brenda Bunker, Mike Bunker-brother in law, Bob Le Pore and Mike Le Pore. They have rose themselves to all time lows of character, demeanor and gave new meaning to the world apeahetic and selfish. I lived next to … Continue reading The Way People Treat You is a Statement About Who They Are…
I remember this well when I was in grade school and was different than the rest of the kids and very sickly. Only now, 40 years later and much wiser, do I look and see how miniscule the brats of yesteryear were in perspective. The same kids when I was older in high school and was much healthier, wanted to be my friends and I … Continue reading Strong People Don’t Put Others Down….
Will always find a way to discourage yours. If you are a visionary, an artist, a writer, a creator, choose carefully who you tell about the projects you are working on. The wrong people can squelch your baby before it even has a chance to be born. Paulette Le Pore Motzko January 28th, 2013 4:02 p.m. Continue reading People Who Are Too Weak To Follow Their Own Dreams…
They Just Make the Best of Everything. It is all in perspective ya know folks! Your view on life is your single biggest asset you have. Remove the people who drag you down and only associate with positive people who have the same morals you do. There is no use being around anything less than that. After all, who you avoid is just as important … Continue reading The Happiest People Don’t Have The Best of Everything
This photo was taken January 19th, 2013 with my Nikon 24 MP DSLR camera. Continue reading Huntington Beach Promenade Palm Trees Standing in a Row
“Hospitality consists of a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson We all have a different opinion of what we think defines “hospitality”. To one it is solitude, as in Emerson’s mind’s eye. For me, hospitality is what I give others who come to my house, and what I hope they take away when they leave-great food, interesting conversation and … Continue reading Hospitality Consists of……. (You fill in the blank)….
A Change of Pace By Paulette Le Pore Motzko Copyright December 29th, 2012 In the mail came one of the best Writer’s Market magazines I have ever read yesterday, and I have been saving the putting to use the article “Have a Perfectly Inspired Week” by The Writer’s Digest Staff. I decided to change my surroundings and do something different or go somewhere I don’t … Continue reading A Change of Pace
This was the creed I went by when I eliminated anyone or anything who was abusive, manipulative or who I felt had anything other than genuine good intentions from my life. It removed 4 family members, but they weren’t good for much any way. Family is who includes you Remembers you Cares about you Asks “How Are You” on a regular basis And knows about … Continue reading Every Time You Subtract Negative From Your Life You Make Room For Positive
This is a great quote from Anthony Robbins. Continue reading To Effectively Communicate, We Must Realize We Are All Different
“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
Be less interested with who is following you and more interested in where you are leading everybody to!-Paulette Le Pore Motzko
A pictorial is a video that teaches or sells or inspires.
I had the idea to create something that would help people by combining compelling photos, text plates I write, along with music, if desired. This video or Pictorial can then be added to your existing web site, the link can be given for you to share on Twitter or Facebook and well, you can add it to an email with your correspondence.
It is a communication vehicle to wake people up. I primarily create these for food businesses and restaurants, but this would be great for art galleries, and non profits who want to create something compelling to urge people to care.
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A pictorial is a video that teaches or sells or inspires. I had the idea to create something that would help people by combining compelling photos, text plates I write, along with music, if desired. This video or Pictorial can then be added to your existing web site, the link can be given for you to share on Twitter or Facebook and well, you can … Continue reading What is a Pictorial?