The Encouraging Thunder Award

The lovely Krista from ‘FROM FOOD STAMPS TO A FUTURE‘ has nominated me for The Encouraging Thunder Award.  Krista runs a lovely blog that showcases her creative talent through her brilliant works of art and craft.  I simply love her polka dotted ceramic tile coasters, floral clipboard, the blue scarf and the wooden plate with that retro touch.  She truly lives her creative dream through her business.  Please do go check out her blog and be amazed!

Thank you dear Krista for this wonderful nomination.


Encouraging Thunder Award Rules:

  • Post it on your blog.
  • Nominate other bloggers for the award.

What you cannot do:

  • Abuse/misuse the logo.
  • Claim that it’s your own handmade logo.

What you should do after receiving the Encouraging Thunder Award:

  • Enjoy the award!
  • Participate in award or give thanks via comments, likes and/or mentioning the blog that you received the award from.
  • Mention your purpose in blogging

My Purpose for Blogging:

I have always wanted to write.  Most times, when I travel or walk or cook, words keep rushing through my head in sentences.  When I see something beautiful, I don’t see the visual, I imagine the scene as words in my head.  I’ve always written small essays and articles and stories on paper, purely to satisfy the urge to write.

I chanced upon a very beautiful blog post late last year, and asked myself why I couldn’t start writing a blog.  So, a bit of learning the ropes and I joined the WordPress community in January this year.

My purpose for blogging is to satisfy my craving to write, and to keep writing.  I am a keen observer of people and enjoy the simple moments that life throws at us at all times.  I try to capture these moments through my blog, as it is these simple moments that form the mosaic of our lives and shape us into who we are.

Initially, I merely enjoyed the ‘writing a blog’ process.  Now, I actually look forward to interacting with my WordPress friends regularly and thoroughly enjoy being a part of this wonderful community.  A heartfelt thank you to all my readers and followers, for it is your encouragement that keeps me going.

I love and enjoy reading each of your blogs.

I would love to nominate the following blogs for this award:

Belinda Crane 

Kate Loveton – Odyssey of a Novice Writer

Victore Dolore – Behind the White Coat

Tony Burgess – The Blog of Tony Burgess


Thank you all!  Have a great week ahead.

Big hugs,


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30 Responses to The Encouraging Thunder Award

  1. Victo Dolore says:

    Congratulations!!! Woohoo! And thank you so much for the nomination. 🙂

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  2. AKIRAA says:


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  3. Congratulations and thanks so much.

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  4. Ashish kumar says:

    congratulations for the award… 🙂 your purpose of blogging is very nice… liked it… 🙂

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  5. Congratulations. The reason of writing is wonderful! 🙂

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  6. Krista Kemp says:

    Thank you SO much for the wonderful introduction! It is greatly appreciated! I love your story behind your blog! I too am in awe of the simple beautiful moments in life, and like you, I write in my mind. I have written great novels as I drift off to sleep. The best I have been able to do is jot down notes and outlines for said novels. Perhaps one day my schedule will allow me to finish these great works. Keep up the fantastic work!

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  7. Belinda Crane says:

    Congratulations Nimi! I’m so glad you chanced upon that blog last year! The simple moments you capture gently waft from our screens and into our imaginations. I love reading about your view of the world. It’s a very graceful and calm place to come and visit 🙂 (I need to whisper this bit Nimi …. thank you so much for thinking of me for this award. I am touched you have thought of me. It really means a lot … but … ummmm … I decided a few weeks ago to go award free on my blog 😦 It’s hard typing this while I am looking down at the ground … x


  8. mike7sedona says:


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  9. Congrats on your award Nimi!

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  10. Erika Kind says:

    My congratulaitons, Nimi 😀

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  11. Part time blogger, full time award winner! Congrats. ❤

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  12. Congratulations, you really deserve it 😀

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