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What is Your Soul Saying?

“As  the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, o God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” Psalms 42: 1 It took me years to figure out what this scripture was all about. Being the child of pastors I had a pretty good idea of what I […]

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Get in Position

Growth

I have found that some people who think they  know me  really do not know me at all. Sometimes my friends complain.  From time to time my friends will say things like, “Patrice, you used to do this and you used to think that.”  I often have to remind them that I am constantly stretching […]

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Quiet Moves

Success is important to most people. Everyone has his or her way of doing things to become great. Be encouraged to keep your goals before you. Some people broadcast their intentions and goals. I do not. I’ve always been a private person. While I may write for social media, it will probably always be encouraging […]

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My Motto

Iman is a beautiful super model of whom I admire. She stated a quote that I live by and will never forget.  She said, “Never love anyone who treats you like you are ordinary.”  ~Iman Life is too big and important to live ordinarily .  I certainly do not want to  be loved or treated […]

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Sam K. Jebaraja, Our Voice of Chennai, India

Notes of Inspiration says  thank you to Sam K.  Jebaraja for his  faithful service  of sharing the love of Christ  and our website to his people and culture  in Chennai, India since 2012.   Sam is  a world reknowned Praise and worship Bass Player/Minister.  Sam, thank you so much for all that you do! We […]

Treasure Your Friendships

    (Photo: Bishop David Bryant & Patrice Tankard) It has been almost two years since my childhood friend passed away. David and I met when we were both 10 years old. We stayed in contact with each other through the years. We had great conversations and we discussed each stage of our lives, our […]

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There are only two months left in 2018!

If you did not get a chance to fulfill your new year’s resolutions, it is alright. If you did not meet some of your goals, it is OK. If this year has been a rough year for you, then take a deep breath and relax. When the “count down” happened on December 31, 2017, there […]

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What is it going to take?

What will it take to get you to take off? What do you need to do to catapult your dreams into reality? First thing is first. Think about where you would like to go in life.  Write it down. Research your options. Make connections. Find a mentor. Do something everyday that will contribute towards your […]

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Be a Woman that a Man Needs

“…Nor was a man created for the woman, but woman for the man?  (I Corinthians 11:7-9). “When I am dating or in a relationship with a man, it’s because I want him and not because I need him. I don’t need him. He needs me.”  ~Patrice Tankard I keep telling my girlfriends who are still […]