Inspiration & Musings

Category

Inspiration & Musings bring you my thoughts, words to inspire, beautiful quotes, and the work of writers that I appreciate.  Words are powerful and we choose how we use them to express ourselves. I thought it only fair to share them with you. Enjoy!

positive quotes for life

Positive Quotes for Life | Paulo Coelho and Company

Positive Quotes for Life by Bonjour Mimi! Waking up to life’s treasures… Positive quotes for life can be inspiring on any given day, in any given moment. Life is full...

daylily bonjour mimi

Daylily | Life Lessons From A Beautiful Summer Flower

Daylily (Hemerocallis) It’s the first day of summer! My flowers are bright and beautiful in my yard. and they humble me. Yes, the beautiful daylily! Mother Nature doesn’t have a...

image of quote from bonjour mimi blog

Be present!

Be present, be present, be present. Remind yourself that this moment is as real as it’s going to get. This very second is the real deal. Say thank you for...

Orchids please! They don’t have to be roses…

Well, they really don’t have to be roses. I love the aesthetic influence of flowers. Nature has granted us beauty in it’s most poetic and tangible form. flowers are life!...

self-esteem

Self-Esteem and Positive Projection

Self-Esteem Self-Esteem is value placed the Self, a sense of respect and reverence for the person that you are.  A person with low self-esteem has not been able to or...

your vision and goals image

Your Vision | Goals, Clarity, and Focus

Your Vision Your vision is a scenario in your mind that moves you emotionally and/or physically. It is that bigger picture you are trying to attain in life. Your goals are...

human family by maya angelou image

Human Family | A Poem by Maya Angelou

“Human Family” is a poignant reminder… I believe that our human experience is the force that conjoins us as a whole. A few years ago, I came across Human Family...

Intention

The Importance of Intention

Intention is something that is taken for granted by many of us. Our daily experiences form our beliefs and influence our actions. Ask people why they do certain things and...

Serenity in a Cup | Herbal Tea Time

“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.” -Zen Haiku Herbal Tea is by far one of the warmest and...

growth and perfection image

Growth and Perfection

Self- improvement is not just a personal choice but a sure sign of maturity. There is no one path or process that suits everyone. We are individuals with a plethora of...

"Lost" by David Wagoner

“Lost” by David Wagoner | Poetry

“Lost” by David Wagoner Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful...

"Fire" by Judy Sorum Brown

“Fire” by Judy Sorum Brown | Poetry

“Fire” by Judy Sorum Brown What makes a fire burn is space between the logs, a breathing space. Too much of a good thing, too many logs packed in too...

Hope

Hope, Wick, Heart | L’Espoir Fait Vivre

Hope. Sanguinity. Aspiration. Expectation. These words carry immense meaning relevant to our human experiences. Hope sustains us and allows us to live (l’espoir fait vivre).. Life can be this crazy labyrinth...