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Satisfaction

Find out what makes you happy in this life. Hopefully, you are doing something everyday that inspires others. If not, it is certainly worth  the effort to explore the gifts inside of you that should be shared with others. Life is more exciting when there are opportunities to help those in need through a kind […]

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That Woman

“A mysterious and quiet woman is a powerful woman. Her influence is without measure. Pay attention.” Patrice Tankard, Executive Writer

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Family Time

May you and your family have an enjoyable holiday this season in giving thanks. Everyday is a day of thanksgiving. Be safe and be kind. Patrice Tankard & The N.O.I. Team

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You Can Win Too

Let me let you in on a little secret. You wouldn’t believe the sleepless nights I witness, the challenges that I endure or the pressures of life that baffle me. But when I find myself waking up daily, I get excited because that means that I have another chance to try again and another day […]

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You Are The Prize!

Ladies, know your worth and bask in your greatness. You do not have to endure verbal abuse, mental, emotional,  physical or financial abuse.  Once you realize who the Queen  in you is, you will no longer tolerate any level of disrespect.  Never be intimidated or manipulated if your guy  or partner insinuates that if you […]

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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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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 […]