God Alone

God Alone is Sufficient

“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. Everything passes away except God. God alone is sufficient.”Dr. Norman Vincent Peale The Power of Positive Thinking


Be an Angel

Being this tall makes it difficult to get close-up, full-bodied shots for photos. Oh the woes of height. But being 6 feet and 3 inches tall can be a blessing though. Every time I go to the grocery store, I look for elderly people who ride around in carts, electric wheel chairs or hover- rounds. […]

Never Look Back

Never Look Back

“In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5 Trust God when making decisions and stand firm on the fact that his plan for you is excellent! Chart your course and never look back! Remember, you do not need anyone’s approval to be great! Embrace your destiny! #patricetankard #dreams#realized #move #forward #determination #discipline#ceo #model #musician #writer #blogger #happiness#beautiful #photography #picoftheday #inspiration Patrice Tankard […]



Right now the world is in a pandemic with health issues and racial injustice. For the past few months society has turned upside down with uncertainty, loss of lives, loss of jobs, illness, stress, mental anguish, loss of businesses and income and a host of devastating concerns. However, at the same time there have been […]


Happy Father’s Day!

This Father’s Day I honor my Grandfather, The Late Bishop W. M. Curtis, former Bishop of Eastern Florida, of the Church of God in Christ. He was an exceptional leader and musically inclined. He overcame economical, political and cultural barriers, being of mixed race of Cuban and Keetoowah descent. During his lifetime, leadership was challenged […]


Teachers are Powerful and Influential

Teachers are such a powerful force in the universe. Their influence is infinite. There is one teacher who I remember and who stood out more than any other teacher, including my college professors. In high school I signed up for an elective entitled, “Textiles and Clothing.” This course taught students how to apply the principles […]


Be Proud of Who You Are

Be proud of the things that make you different, even if others judge you or disapprove. No one can be you but you and that makes you beautiful. Enjoy the journey! ❤️😎#patricetankard #female #musician #african #american #ethiopian #cherokee #cuban #mixedrace #exotic #intelligent #tall #amazon #sixfeetthree #nerd #curvygirl #bigeyes#highcheekbones #bronzeandcoppertanned #single #mom #model #producer #writer #designer #actress […]


Be Safe

As everything begins to open up again, be grateful, be kind, be compassionate and always be safe. I love you❤️  Patrice Tankard


Helping Globally During the Pandemic

We at Notes of Inspiration are supporting ones in need here in North America and we are very proud of our Ambassador of Nagpur, India, Pastor John Damley and his efforts in meeting the need in his community. In some parts of the world, there is still a lockdown during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pastor John […]


Your Thoughts Matter

In all your efforts in life, remember to think happy thoughts. You will feel better and hopefully it will relieve stress. Your thoughts have a lot to do with your emotions. Your emotions have a lot to do with your health.  Thinking positive thoughts, meditating and staying calm will improve your happiness. Try it! Patrice […]