"That Wild Heart is tough and tender and brave and afraid, all at the same time ... "
— Brené Brown
“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”
— Samuel Johnson
"So much of the satisfaction in life is in taking a risk for the thing you love. "
— Rod MacIver from a Heron Dance interview
This inspiration page is an ode to the spiritual practice of voices/artists who have stood alone, who inspire me in their unique and wholehearted sense of self, and with their relentless persistance. Their wild hearts have had the courage to stand for something bigger than themselves, through their art, stories, films, scripts, research, speeches, memoirs, soliloquies, and most profoundly, their ability to flip a perceived and insurmountable negative into an ageless, spectacular and boundless positive. Also, by 'Inspired', I mean I want to highlight people who know how to 'think' with their 'expanded minds', not just their 'limited' (practical) minds.*
I will be gradually adding to this page, and keeping this "introductory post" close to the top of the page, as an orientation and explanation of what Inspiration is to me ...
*Thank you T.H. for existence of your book, and to S.A. for giving it to me ...