Today’s inspiration is from a book that has had a big impact on me, SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit.  This book is full of life lessons and quotes that I have been sharing with you over the past few weeks.

“We make the biggest impressions 
when we are not trying to be impressive.”

Joe Schmit, author, keynote speaker, and broadcaster

Joe shared this quote after telling the story of Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins MVP.  Mauer spent his life making an impact on the lives of many without realizing it. He did this with one small gesture when he was in high school, long before he became famous. That one act had a ripple effect that Mauer would have never imagined. 
We may never know the impressions we have on others.  Your kind word, deed, or smile just may have a ripple effect that could last a lifetime. 
To purchase this book and read Joe Mauer’s story along with many others, click the photo below:

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  1. Anita LeBeau on April 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    Happy Monday Stacie! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  2. bermudaonion on April 21, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    Wow, now I'm wondering what Mauer did when he was in high school.

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