I’ve been writing a inspiring sentence at the end of each day and have been sharing these since June – for May and June. August has been a hectic month for me and I’ve been delaying putting up this post with words that inspired me in July 2022.
Words That Inspired Me In July 2022
Today is Monday, and instead of sharing some of my musings, I’ve decided to put up this post. A bit of a cheat, but I hope you’ll find some inspiration in what I found inspiring last month.
1st to 15 July
2 Jul – I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. – Mahatma Gandhi
3 Jul – The smallest change in perspective can transform a life. – Oprah Winfrey
4 Jul – It doesn’t matter where you start in life, it’s where you finish that counts – it’s not your first word but your last word that defines you. And you can be anything you want to be. It’s up to you. – Amanda Prowse, Anna
5 Jul – People will learn to respect you when they have consequences for disrespect. – Nate Postlethwait
6 Jul – You can have empathy for someone and still hold them accountable for behaviour that hurt. – Dr Alison Cook
7 Jul – The ordinary stories of our ordinary lives have extraordinary gifts coded within them. – Christina Baldwin
8 Jul – There’s no hope for more motivation in your life if you don’t wilfully and constitently look to the future, want to solve some problems, be of service and become a better person. – Brendon Burchard
9 Jul – We are not damaged goods. We are gold refined in a crucible. – Carolyn Spring
10 Jul – You really can change the world if you care enough. – Marian Wright Edelman
11 Jul – Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. – Marilyn Monroe
12 Jul – When I allow comparison to steal my joy, I am telling God that what He has already done for me isn’t enough. – Meredith Barnes
13 Jul – People on the true path of purpose don’t waste mental energy on drama, comparison, jealousy, posturing, outrage or any hurtful thinking towards others. That mental energy instead goes to creativity, intention, passion, kindness, love, leadership. – Brendon Burchard
14 Jul – Regret that you didn’t start your thing earlier is a great distraction from starting it now. Those years are gone. Leave them where they fell and grab today with all your might. Mourning what could have been always steals the joy of what is. – Jon Acuff
15 Jul – Be an encourager. Scatter sunshine. Who knows whose life you might touch with something as simple as kind words. – Debbie Macomber
16 to 31 July
16 Jul – The creative process is a process of surrender, not control. – Julia Cameron
17 Jul – The fear of receiving resonates in the deepest levels of the psyche. To receive is to let life happen, to open to grief and loss, to open to love and delight. – Marion Woodman
18 Jul – Anytime we do the work of love, we end the work of domination. – bell hooks
19 Jul – Where there is love, there is no will to power. – C J Jung
20 Jul – There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman
21 Jul – Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it. Sauté it. Whatever. MAKE. – Joss Whedon
22 Jul – We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot forsee. – Marion Wright Edelman
23 Jul – Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. – Alice Walker
24 Jul – No longer lend your strength to that which your wish to be free from. – Life Unknown by Jewel (video at the end of this post)
25 Jul – Always prefer the plain, direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implement promises, but keep them. – C S Lewis
26 Jul – Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
27 Jul – Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise – then you will discover the fulness on your life. – Brother David Steindl-Rast
28 Jul – A heartfelt smile gives warmth enough for three winters. – Mongolian Proverb
29 Jul – Live life as if everything is rigged in your favour. – Rumi
30 Jul – Life is meant to be vibrant, deeply felt, growing mosiac of long, meaningful moments. – Brendon Burchard
31 Jul – A part of reclaiming your life and your happiness is doing all the things that you enjoyed all the things that meant something to you. – Shari Low, The Story of Our Secrets
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