Quote of the Day – Ignite the Imagination – March 14 2017

Quote of the day for Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited” – Plutarch

My father-in-law always enjoyed the opportunity to give gifts to his only grandchildren. Too often, the gifts he gave were not the ones the needed (or mom wanted). I tried to explain to him my reasons, but they fell on deaf ears.

One day I pointed out an interesting item in a sales paper. It was still months from any holiday or birthday, but it was something I knew the boys would love (and so would mom).

Every few days, I would bring up that same item or a similar item again. By the time the next holiday came around, the first thing my father-in-law went out to purchase was the item I had been talking about.

It was his idea, I just fueled the thought. I found a way to ignite the imagination that led to his thoughts.

When I take the time to invest in possibilities for my life and for the life of those around me, I plant the seed that will grow up into the purposeful life they are designed to fulfill. I ignite the flames of imagination.

How are you igniting the flames of imagination in those around you?

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Kathryn Lang

#Hope builder. #Dream inspirer. Master of “it’s all about #relationships.” Aficionado of inappropriate laughter, Kathryn Lang believe we can all fly and works to help others find the time to make their dreams come true. She shares with people that are trying to walk the tightrope of family, work, and faith – and keep them all in the right balance. Contact Kathryn today to speak or teach at your next event.

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