What a powerful quote by Maya Angelou, one of my favourite poets and profound thinkers of our time. And it’s so true. I had a teacher in high school who knew how to nurture the creative side of me, inspiring me to believe I could be a writer one day. And now I am!
I remember a favourite aunt who never talked down to me as a child and always listened with both ears and an open heart. She inspired me to ask questions and seek the truth. She knew how to breathe possibility into my imagination.
With Easter only a few days away and the abundance of spring flowers reminding us of new beginnings all around us, I’ve been thinking a lot about the word inspire and wanted to dig into the etymology of it. The website http://www.merriam-webster.com
put it like this: