Inspiration is a “breathing in” of ideas and motivations that move people in a new direction.
The Burning Bush symbolizes a fire of inspiration for Moses starting the Exodus. The Tongues of Fire that came with the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost on the Apostles, started the Church. The apple falling on Newton's head and making stars is the fictional inspiration for his career in science.
My initial inspiration for my SylF(ae) Saga is a