Childhood Friends

Childhood Friends

I met this guy today many summers ago. We were both 10 years old. Through the years we remained friends through each others’ marriages, divorces, children, ministry, troubles and triumphs. He was a friend to the Tankard family for years. My mom would invite him over for dinner when we were in elementary school. There’s […]

Happy FathersDay

Happy Father’s Day!

Because of you I am a great and successful woman. Thank you for the father-daughter talks, your leadership skills and your calm demeanor of which I inherited. I also inherited from you these huge, gorgeous, penetrating and piercing eyes in which you said may get me in trouble at times. 🙂 I miss and love you dad. […]

Tankard Family

The Tankard Reunion

Today we lay to rest my sister’s husband, Moses Simmons. Unfortunately a sad occasion brought us together after many years. However, It was great to see my brother, Ben Tankard and my sister, Avaleir Tankard Simmons today. We have not been together at the same time in almost 20 years. Love them! I was glad […]


Memorial Day

We give honor to all of the ones who have served and especially those who have lost their lives so that we can have freedom. Patrice Tankard

Ellice & Justin

Happy Birthday, Ellice!

Photo:(Ellice & her husband, Justin) Today Notes of Inspiration is celebrating one of our own team members. Ellice is gifted in writing skills, music, songwriting, choreography, an outstanding soprano vocalist and many other talents. God bless you and we love you, Ellice! Notes of Inspiration Team


The Beginnings

Notes of Inspiration was founded in 2009. My oldest daughter, Chestna, came up with the name and has been our web administrator from day one. Our website address was my first and last name, which you can see in the photo. But after going global in 30 days with over 32,000 visitors, we decided to […]


Happy International Women’s Day!

Today we globally celebrate the achievements of women socially, economically, culturally, politically and all aspects of persevering. We have the ability to bring life, nurture, celebrate, influence, rule and the list goes on and is without measure. There is nothing more breathtaking than witnessing the power of a woman in action! Kudos, ladies! Patrice Tankard


Log on Everyday!

Notes of Inspiration from the Desk of Patrice Tankard. Get empowered!

Happy Birthday, Kirsten!

Photos by Paper Flower Photography Notes of Inspiration congratulates team member, Ms. Kirsten on her birthday.  Kirsten has been a part of the N.O.I team since 2009. She is a graduate of Daytona State College with an Associate of Science degree in Recording Engineering and she’s a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with […]


Congratulations, Attorney Wale Ekunnusi!

Congratulations to our partner of Notes of Inspiration and our Global Voice from Africa since 2009. He is the Legal Personality of the Week! We are so proud of you, Barrister/Attorney Wale Ekunnusi! Patrice Tankard