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Weekly Inspiration Roundup Vol. 13

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Lucky or unlucky #13? Given the cold that doesn’t seem to want to let go of this body of mine, I’d be compelled to say unlucky. But then again it has forced me to take time for myself, and that’s a blessing. It is a reminder that, yes, I need self-care. Hence this post being a day late!

Let’s enjoy the inspirational blog posts you’ve all written this week and rejoice in the good rather than dwelling on the bad. Turn off the news headlines for a few minutes and enjoy some uplifting reads with me.

Inspiring reads from bloggers

Reads that inspire, from around the blogging community. Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain.

Colline Brings Hope

In her blog post FMF Day 4: Hope, Colline discusses what hope means for us in today’s world. From healing the Earth to peace from war, there are so many things we hope for, explains Colline. What I enjoy is her astute realization that hope is not lost… And my hope is that we never lose it.

In the Here and Now with Jane

Jane Sturgeon talks about being in the here and now in her inspirational blog post. She explains that she chooses her light (figuratively and literally) – whether it be one that sparkles and is light or dark. Life is the same way, this blogger explains, and it is our choices that form the energy we feel and give to others.

Heart Health: Not Just a Man’s Disease

Love Your Heart Australia offers a powerful write with the blog post Not Just a Male’s Disease. While heart disease is often thought of specifically in terms of affecting men, it also is an illness that affects many women. While the statistics presented here are specific to Australia, women around the world would be wise to learn the message behind them. Let’s educate ourselves to help prevent heart attacks!

Lee’s Interview Tips

Are you on a job hunt? The interview is a major part of the process. If you land an interview, here are the top 5 interview tips from Lee Narraway. The advice includes preparing questions to ask the interviewer, dressing well, and using the “STAR method.”

Prayers for Las Vegas

This week was rocked by the Las Vegas shootings. This poem for the tragedyΒ comes from blogger Christina of seaofwordsx. As she explains, the world needs love now more than ever. Reach out to those you care about and tell them you love them today, not tomorrow.

Michelle Obama Tribute

Mrs S. LDN has a great guest post from Janelle of The Nelly Bean. This ode to Michelle Obama highlights the fabulous former First Lady’s triumphs and strengths. She’s is very witty and inspires people worldwide.

Kindness with Sunshinysa

This blog post from Sunshinysa is all about kindness, which we can never have too much of. I like her discussion of random acts of kindness, the quotes she includes, and the overall uplifting message here. It’s a good note to end this roundup post on, don’t you think? β™₯

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71 Comments

  1. seaofwordsx October 7, 2017

    Thank you so much for writing about me! πŸ’«πŸ’• The blogging community is really awesome!

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Yes! I’m so glad you’re part of the community :)

  2. Mrs.S LDN October 7, 2017

    Thank you so much for the mention on your weekly round up!! Janelle and myself are only delighted it made the cut!! Thank you for sharing the post xxxx

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Woohoo! I love the excitement of your words here :) And thanks for the share too!

  3. Ben Aqiba October 7, 2017

    Dear Christy, your kindness is huge :)

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Oh Ben… Thank you my friend :)

  4. Mackenzie-lifewithanillness October 7, 2017

    You’re such an inspiration! Great post🌸

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Ohhhh **so kind**

  5. CLEvangelism October 7, 2017

    Taking an oregano oil capsule every day will ward off colds (and sinus infections and allergies). Google “oregano oil benefits.” It may also help you kick this one. Feel better soon.

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      You’re so helpful. I like that it’s a natural remedy. Thank you!

    2. CLEvangelism October 12, 2017

      You’re welcome!

    3. Christy B October 13, 2017

      Have a fabulous weekend!

    4. CLEvangelism October 13, 2017

      You, too! I hope you’re feeling better!

    5. Christy B October 13, 2017

      Thanks! I’m feeling soooo much better :)

  6. Teagan R. Geneviene October 7, 2017

    Ugh! Christy it’s absolutely miserable to have a cold. I’m sorry you have to deal with that. Please do be good to you.
    Even though you felt bad you still put together a lovely roundup and week.
    I choose to think 13 is a lucky number.
    Wishing you well. Hugs on the wing!

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      The roundup is one of the highlights of my week, Teagan, so it’s my pleasure to share it. I’m feeling much better today ~ Yahoooo! Hugging back without worry about infecting you with cold germs ;)

  7. Resa October 7, 2017

    Christy, hope you are recovering all the way! It took me 2 weeks to feel 90% better. Oil of oregano sure helped with the throat/ear thing. Now my computer is sick. Wish I could just spritz oil of oregano over it! β™‘β™‘

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Resa, you’re the second person here to tell me about the powers of oregano! That simply cannot be ignored! I’m feeling so much better today. Really nice to get your well wishes. Hopefully your laptop – the new one – is feeling 100% today!

  8. Baydreamer October 7, 2017

    I hope you feel better soon, Christy, and thanks for the uplifting post. xo

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Hi Lauren, you’re so sweet. Today I feel much more like “Christy” and for that I’m thankful. Hugs!

  9. shehannemoore October 7, 2017

    Christy, colds can be murder. I often think man has gone to the moon but failed to get a cure for the most common ailment. Get well. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Hahaha the illusive cold! You’ve got that right, Shey ;) I’m almost fully recovered now and feeling so thankful for your being here xx

  10. Loretta October 7, 2017

    Thank you as always, for sharing Christy. Love finding other bloggers. And feel better! I’m glad you are taking your own advice and taking care of YOU. :-)

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Hi Loretta, yes I had to take my own advice for sure and rest up… Not as easy as it sounds to do. I’m pleased to say I’m almost fully recovered now ((skips around the house))

  11. Swati Awana October 8, 2017

    I hope you recover very very soon Christy!πŸ™‚ What we do in India is add half a spoon of haldi(turmeric) in a cup of hot milk and drink 3 times a day. Within one day you will feel better and you won’t have the aftermath of cold – chest congestion and cough!!☺☺☺☺β™₯️
    And….I love Michelle ObamaπŸ’•

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      I appreciate the advice – and it means even more knowing it hails from India and your caring home, Swati <3 I'm feeling SO MUCH better now :)

    2. Swati Awana October 11, 2017

      Aw! That is so sweet of you Christy! You are so humble and friendly with your commentsπŸ™‚πŸ™‚ I really appreciate thatπŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚

    3. Christy B October 13, 2017

      I feel the same way about YOUR comments, Swati! I have a feeling we’d be good friends in real life (outside of the digital realm) if we lived closer to one another :) BIG hugs <3

    4. Swati Awana October 14, 2017

      Definitley! I got exactly the same vibe from you. That’s why I asked for your insta handle, to knw you betterπŸ™‚πŸ™‚ But its great we can communicate hereπŸ™‚πŸ™‚BIG hugs back at youπŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

  12. Annika Perry October 8, 2017

    Get well soon, Christy! πŸ˜€β€οΈ Thanks for sharing these with us, inspiring and interesting as always…prayers indeed for all those in Las Vegas. Hugs xx

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Those prayers are appreciated by all, Annika. And thanks for the well wishes too ~ I’m close to 100 percent again xx ((relieved))

  13. Norah October 8, 2017

    Another lovely roundup with many wonderful bloggers and interesting posts, Christy. I am sorry that you’re not feeling well. I hope you feel better soon.

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      It’s lovely to see you, as always, Norah! I’m happy to report that my cold is almost completely gone now ~ So I’m glad to be back xx

    2. Norah October 12, 2017

      I’m pleased you’re feeling better, Christy. Take time to recuperate fully though. :)

    3. Christy B October 13, 2017

      Your care for me is so nice, Norah :) Have a splendid weekend!

    4. Norah October 15, 2017

      Thanks, Christy. My weekend was great. I hope yours is/was too. :)

    5. Christy B October 18, 2017

      Yes, thanks! It’s raining so much today and a wind warning in effect too… Let’s hope for calmer weather here tomorrow :)

    6. Norah October 18, 2017

      I hope so, Christy. :)

  14. Yeah, Another Blogger October 8, 2017

    Hi Christy.

    Just wanted to say that you do a terrific job with your weekly roundups.

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      You’re very kind to leave this message here. The feedback is great to have!

  15. Sageleaf October 8, 2017

    I love coming over here and seeing all the beautiful, inspirational things! It’s an outpouring of love over here and it all just warms my heart. I loved the Michelle Obama tribute and had to go over there, read, comment and share. Thank you for this inspiring series, sweet friend! Sending hugs and wishes for a happy Sunday!

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      So nice you see the love here, Cyndi. That means more to me than you could know! Have a beautiful week ahead ~ Always great to see you <3 :)

  16. dgkaye October 8, 2017

    I hope you enjoyed your little timeout Christy. And thanks for sharing some great inspiration. :) <3

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Hi Debby, I am smiling as I tell you that I’m almost totally rid of this nasty cold! Yahoo, back to writing and fully living life again ~ Sending huge hugs <3

    2. dgkaye October 11, 2017

      So happy to hear :) <3

    3. Christy B October 13, 2017

      Many hugs <3

    4. dgkaye October 14, 2017

      Happy weekend sweet girl . <3

  17. LoveYourHeartAustralia October 8, 2017

    Christy, thank you so much for including my post Not Just a Males Disease in your weekly round up!! I feel honoured to have been included, especially amongst some other great blog posts. As heart disease is largely preventable, education and awareness are key factors in reducing the risk of developing heart disease, so thank you for helping spread this important message! I look forward to reading your next blog posts and love that your blog is focussed on inspirational women, it is very empowering! Thanks again for the write-up, hopefully, we will all learn how to love our hearts and protect them from heart disease. -G

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    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Your blog is educational and helpful for women and men ~ so it most certainly deserves sharing of the posts you publish there! Your comment is wonderful here xx

  18. Lee Narraway October 9, 2017

    Hello Christy, thank you so much for sharing my post Top 5 interview tips!! I think it is important that people that got job interviews can prepare properly for these ones to get the job….

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Yes, job interview preparation is an essential part of the job hunt! Thanks again Lee for your quality post.

    2. Lee Narraway October 19, 2017

      Thanks Christy! Have a good day!!

    3. Christy B October 20, 2017

      You too!

    4. Lee Narraway October 31, 2017

      Thank you!!!

  19. Colline October 10, 2017

    Thank you so much Christy for sharing my post.

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 10, 2017

      Your words are most deserving of being shared, Colline :)

  20. lighthousesurvivors October 14, 2017

    I aboutsely loved your post!
    Great inspiration :)

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 14, 2017

      Wonderful to hear that :D

  21. Jane Sturgeon October 15, 2017

    I am touched to be included here and ‘Thank you’ for your kindness and generosity Christy. Reading all the loving and kind comments, may the healing energy work it’s magic and I hope you are feeling much better my lovely. Hugs and much love for you. <3 xXx

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    1. Christy B October 20, 2017

      Thank you, Jane :) It was my pleasure to include your lovely post. And YES I’m feeling much better now <3

  22. marjoriegordondelee October 17, 2017

    Since I was born on August 13th, I never visualize this number to ever be unlucky for me, only blessed to the highest for being born on this special number. Thanks for the post, good read!

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    1. Christy B October 18, 2017

      You’re a summer baby, like me :) 13 is a special number indeed!

  23. Adam Hanif October 25, 2017

    amazing read

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    1. Christy B October 26, 2017

      I hope you enjoy the reads!

  24. Kedy October 26, 2017

    Very useful. The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you (John E. Southard) – thanks for the share!

    Reply
    1. Christy B October 26, 2017

      I like that quote :D

  25. luliree November 1, 2017

    Great blogpost! πŸ‘Œ

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    1. Christy B November 1, 2017

      I am pleased you like what people are sharing in the blog world!

  26. letmeinspiire November 18, 2017

    I love your blog!! Very inspiring.

    Reply
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