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Hello Notes of Inspiration Family, It has been such a pleasure to serve in the capacity of Global Empowerment since 2009. This space has touched so many lives across the globe and we appreciate the emails and phone calls of love and appreciation. We are excited to explore the opportunity to provide more inspiration through […]

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Happy Birthday, Prince Samuel!

Happy Birthday to Notes of Inspiration’s own and my youngest “Grand Royal”, Samuel! He turned one year old today! Happy Birthday to his Dad, Justin, who also had a Birthday this month. Today was a fantastic family Birthday celebration with great food at Kobe’s Japanese Restaurant, shopping at the Mall and a visit to the […]


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 […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

This Father’s Day I honor my Father -In-Love(Father-In-Law), the Late Bishop John Fander Mitchell. He was a great father to his family and a great father to me. Even after I divorced his son, “Dad” was a constant in my life. When my biological father passed away, my Dad-In-Love stepped in as my father and […]

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

Happy Father’s Day to the man who taught me how to be a great human being. I miss our dad-daughter talks, his laughter, his wisdom and even his chastisement. My dad was an entrepreneur, musician, Pastor and prolific “end-time seer.” His conversations were never simple but always in depth, thought-provoking, insightful and unforgettable. Many of […]


Congratulations, Patrice II! Now on to Middle School!

(In this photo, Patrice II is playing the ukulele, a skill she learned as one of her electives this past pandemic year) Today we celebrate my Grand Royal, Patrice II. She has completed Elementary School and is moving on to Middle School! How time flies. She is my namesake and 10 years old. When she […]


The Tankards are Back!

“Thicker than Water – The Tankards” Season 4 is in production. Tune in to Amazon Prime on July 4th for the Premiere of Season 4! Ben Tankard: “Shooting the national promo pic for #thickerthanwaterthetankards Season 4 today. Getting excited, the entire gang is on the way and will be lining up for group photo. We […]


Make Mother’s Day Easier This Year

Happy Mother’s Day to all nurturers of children. You deserve the very best! If there is someone in your life who is still here for you to appreciate for nurturing you, then please take time to appreciate them. Let me share with you ways in which my children helped to make my life so much […]


Family Date Night

Tonight is Family Date night. My “Grand Royal” Prince Arthur turned 8 years old this week. We will hit the basketball courts tonight and then on to his Pizza Party Slumber Party as he requested. I played basketball in high school and received a Basketball Scholarship in college and played Center for Bethune Cookman University. […]

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Upcoming Projects

Hello My Loves, For the past 11 years, I have been writing Notes of Inspiration. It would be great to play and sing Notes of Inspiration as well. Since our audience is Global, the Genre will be World Music/Latin, Cumbia. That’s my musical style and has been for years. Stay tuned for these upcoming Projects: […]