To Inspire or To Aspire

The English language is quite a tricky one. Two words could sound alike but mean entirely two different things.

By means of either adding or subtracting one letter, could change a word’s definition in a split second.

Growing up as a child, I often thought that the term inspire or aspire could be used interchangeably.

Why not? … Can’t they mean the same thing?

Before we all get into a heated debate with regards to their definition, I’d like to present their varying definition, as told by Merriam Webster dictionary.

ASPIRE: : to seek to attain or accomplish a particular goal

INSPIRE: to influence, move, or guide by divine or supernatural inspiration

Although these words could mean other things depending on how it is used in a sentence, I’d like to use these definitions for my blog post.

Definition aside, I’d like to summarise my dramatic introduction with one short sentence.

I aspire to inspire.

With this, here is a brief introduction to what my blog is all about.

Writings about my aspirations in life.

Thoughts that hope to inspire others.

My aspiration to inspire various people of different walks in life.

I’d like to liken my blog to one of the most thrilling rides in an amusement park, a ROLLER COASTER.

My hopes for you, is that you would enjoy this crazy roller coaster ride with me. Rest assured that all of its content will filled with a lot of twist and turns and a hell lot of surprises.

Let us all laugh, cry, scream, and enjoy all sort of emotions together.

So will you take the plunge with me?

So before I’ll end this introductory post, I’d like to ask. . What are your aspirations? And if you were given a chance to inspire and tell your 7 year old self, what would you say?

❤️Eva

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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14 thoughts on “To Inspire or To Aspire

  1. Now the journey begins as a blogger. You have to convince your reader enough about what you post. Ok. I was like you 3 years ago. This is about showing passion.

    Am patrick by name . This is the advice i have for you. Keep the good work.

    You are welcome

    #PATRICKSTORIES
    Peace ✌and Love ❤

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    1. I’m a newbie blogger who still has a really long way to go. Thank you for the advice Patrick. I will take it into heart.
      It is Eva by way. It is great to have met you. 😊

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      1. Are you on any social network. So we talked more about blogging

        Since you are a newbie in to blogging.
        Thanks again for finding interest in me.
        You are welcome

        I still remain  the simple blogger…..

        #PATRICKSTORIES
        Peace ✌and Love ❤

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      2. I do like that. There are a lot of things I’m still confused with. And I do have a lot to learn as well. I’d like to think of myself as a good student, a sponge that absorbs everything.

        Unfortunately I only have WordPress, a Twitter account which I barely used and my personal Facebook.
        We can get in touch through email. Here is mine evagamalloswusm@gmail.com

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      3. You have to start using such social network. So you can relate well to people. When you write people we love to get your social handles.

        What about Facebook. Try and use such. That one is OK. So we talk.

        I will still chat up with the email you gave me. I appreciate that very much. Its my pleasure meeting you.
        You are welcome

        I still remain  the simple blogger…..

        #PATRICKSTORIES
        Peace ✌and Love ❤

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      4. I think I’m pretty much living in Stone Age. But you are right social networking is a must now a days. You are actually the first person to ask me with regards to social media.

        I feel like I’m distanced myself from all the readers by not using social media. I will try to set this up.

        Please do chat me up, I wish to learn more from you.

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      5. Am here. Just open Facebook account. You said you have one. We can interact with that one first.

        Just give me. I will add you up on that. I message you.

        You need social network to tell your friends about your blog, so they read what you have to offer and also people will look up to you as been able to touch there life through your writings.

        I know how many friends I have made through wordpress. The ones I have not seen before like my blogs and how I treat everyone with equality.

        You just have yo have one. Facebook is popular. Even kids have Facebook. Lol. Don’t mind my approach. Just saying dear.

        You are welcome

        I still remain  the simple blogger…..

        #PATRICKSTORIES
        Peace ✌and Love ❤

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      6. When you open you can add me up on

        Facebook name
        Engr kogwuonye patrick onyeka

        like my Facebook Page (patrickstories)

        Here is my email

        For any information email me:

        @patrickreallstories@gmail.com

        Chat me up on whatsapp@ +2349038156756

        Editor: PATRICK @patrickrealstories.wordpress.com

        You are welcome

        #PATRICKSTORIES
        Peace ✌and Love ❤

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      7. I admire the fact that you engage very well to anyone and everyone. It is a gift. 😊It’s also a plus that you’re very active on social media. Very approachable

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