Indalo Mart shop

Meaningful jewellery shop

Inspirational gifts are gifts from the heart

Inspirational gifts - and the gift of Inspiration . . What is it?

SEARCH for INSPIRATIONAL gifts in our SHOP

The Ancient Greek Muses were the original goddesses of the inspiration - inspiring creation in literature, science and the arts with their graces through song and dance, writing and music.

But inspiration (from the Latin inspirare, meaning "to breathe into") refers to an unconscious burst of creativity - usually in a literary, musical, or other artistic sense.

However, it is more than this:

Hans Christian Anderson said: Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower . . a little inspiration . . a spark of life to encourage us to go on, to inspire us to succeed.   

Inspirational butterfly  Inspirational flores  Lucky clover for Inspiration   

In Christianity, inspiration is said to be the gift of the Holy Spirit, and in ancient societies, inspiration was also associated with a gift of the gods. So an inspirational gift (in Christian terms) could be said to come from the Holy Spirit.

But this is not what most people associate with the term Inspirational Gift. For many, it is a gift that inspires someone to think or do something, to achieve their goal. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud located inspiration in the inner psyche. And, in modern psychology, inspiration is generally seen as an internal process - a matter of belief: It is this belief that is so important - and a so-called inspirational gift is intended to encourage friends and relatives recipients to "go for it" and achieve what they want to achieve.

Indeed, it is generally thought that, while inspiration is involuntary, beyond control, and received without any complete understanding (even mystical in nature), it can be fuelled by external forces . . indeed, the power to inspire can be gifted . . with an inspirational gift.

And thoughts / gifts from a friend or loved-one go a long way towards fuelling this inspiration.  

Inspirational playa Inspiration mediterranean Hamsa inspiration Inspiring mediterranean Inspirational beach 

Albert Schweitzer said: In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst back into life by a special encounter with another human being. Could this be achieved with an inspiraional gift?

We should all be thankful to those people who rekindle our inner spirit. And, in general, with a little help from friends and loved-ones, we can do just that - we can be inspired . . and we can  impart a divine influence on the minds and souls of our friends and loved-ones - with a little gift - arousing the necessary inspiration within.  

SEARCH for INSPIRATIONAL gifts in our SHOP

Inspiring mediterranean
scallop shell necklace
Caring place
Affection country
Indalo love
Remember sunset
Inspiration mediterranean
Meaningful views
Inspirational playa
feel good view
Yin Yang symbol
I love you
01/12 
start stop bwd fwd
 

 

icon facebook 300 IndaloArtGLG logotwitter bird        Mastr Visa securesite   Indalo logo Pinterest