Changing Lives is the Goal

Many people ask me what I would like to do in life. Most do not know that I was born with a passion to help others and have spent my entire life doing so. But it would be great to do it on a much larger and global scale. When I obtain the resources to […]



Notes of Inspiration welcomes new visitors from Portugal. We are thankful to have more than 50 countries logging on everyday! The word of the day is “Fellowship.” We should love all people no matter the ethnicity. Getting to know others and fellow-shipping with them allows growth and understanding. Here at Notes of Inspiration all cultures […]


Always Trust Him

( My daughter, Model & Music Producer, Ms. Kirsten, on a chilly winter day in Tennessee Photo by Paper Flower Photography) ” It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” Psalms 118:8 kjv  No matter the challenges in your life, put your trust in your creator.  Sometimes life is […]


What Do You Want?

Where do you see yourself in five years? What are your goals? What are your obstacles? Would you consider changing careers? What do you want in your life? Decide what makes you happy and follow your dreams. It’s all about you. Your happiness matters. Patrice Tankard


Check Points

“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always, trusts, always hopes, always, perseveres. “I Corinthians 13:6 If you are ever in doubt about the world of love, test out the above principles to see if you are treating your beloved correctly, or if your loved one is treating […]


Be Original

(Photo: one of my designs from my tote bag collection, a Patrice Tankard Original, London, England) Embrace who you are and determine in your mind that you will follow your dreams on your own terms. Celebrate the things about your life and personality that bring inspiration to others. You are unique and there’s no one […]


Take Inventory

Take out time to see if you have what it takes to enter into the year of 2018. We do not know what awaits us, but we do need to have faith, courage, compassion, love and maybe a few more elements to be successful. What other elements would you suggest? Patrice Tankard


How Did You Do?

This is the last month of the year. Many of us came into this year with new expectations and resolutions. If you did not meet all of your goals, it is alright. What is important is that you had a plan and that you tried to work on it.  With the new year coming in […]


Be Aware of the Company That You Keep

“Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his ways and get yourself ensnared.” Proverbs 22:24,25 There is an old saying that says, “Birds of a feather flock together”.  My grandmother used to say that to us when we would discuss friendships. She also […]


Trust Him with Everything

  “To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul; in you I trust, O my God” Psalms 25: 1 In perilous times like these it is quite apparent that trust is a valued jewel and may not often be found. I trust God with my soul and my heart. He will listen to me […]