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A Little Monday Inspiration – Memorial Day

Today, in many communities across the United States, we are celebrating Memorial Day. On this day, we recognize the men and women  who died while serving in the Armed Forces.  The original name, Decoration Day,  was to remember soldiers who died during the Civil War.  Today, many use it as a day to remember all…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Life is often compared to a marathon,  but I think it is more like being a sprinter;  long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments  in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.  Michael Johnson, 4-time Olympic Gold medalist in Track & Field Photo source – HERE My guess is…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Lately, I have been taking quotes and inspiration from the book SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit.  His book has made an impact on me and I want to share some of his wisdom with you. “Get rid of the negative people.  If you can’t, at least try to diminish the influence  they have on you…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

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,…
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A Mama’s Love for 14 Years

On this day, 14 years ago, I became a mother.  Our “baby” Patrick is 14.  He isn’t so much of a baby anymore, in fact he is taller than me. Last week I babysat for a sweet 3 month old boy. His mama had to go back to work and their daycare wasn’t available yet,…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration comes from the book SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit. This book is full of life lessons including many I will be sharing here on Mondays. “A life isn’t significant except for its impact on other lives.” Jackie Robinson, first African American to play Major League Baseball What kind of impact are you making…
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Book Review: Silent Impact By Joe Schmit

SILENT IMPACT Stories of Influence Through Purpose, Persistence, and Passion By: Joe Schmit Published: February 3, 2014 Non-Fiction I was thrilled to be contacted by the author to review his book.  It was a coincidence to find out that he used to work for the news station in our area before he made his way…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration comes from a book I just finished and can’t wait to tell you about. “Happiness is a choice. Happiness is contagious. People of influence know this and spread their happiness like Tinker Bell sprinkles her pixie dust. Every morning when you get out of bed,  you can choose to have a positive attitude…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Spring Is Coming….I Promise.

Are you wondering if Spring will ever arrive? Need a reminder that Spring is on its way? This video will remind you of the beauty of spring and the joy that flowers can bring. She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead”. A. A. Milne…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Photo taken at Lake Vermillion, Minnesota by Stacie Gorkow You have to decide what your highest priorities are  and have the courage  – pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically –  to say no to other things.  And the way to do that is to have bigger “yes” burning inside. –Stephen Covey, author, educator, and businessman I have started…
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