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Welcome To Notes of Inspiration!

We at Notes of Inspiration are very happy that you are here. If you enjoy more of a relaxed pace of enrichment instead of the fast-paced, video-clicking, video-driven-drama that has saturated social media, then this is the place for you. The refined and sophisticated art of reading and absorbing information still exists and it happens […]


Love is Kind

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” 1 Corinthians 13:4 Take time to have compassion and to love others. Be kind, be patient, and make a difference. Making a difference impacts the world. Patrice Tankard  


What are you waiting for?

Stop saving the china dinnerware for special guests. Eat on your best china and silverware now. That bottle of wine that you have been saving should be saved no more. Celebrate now.  Everyday is a gift. Embrace and enjoy each moment of your life. You never know what another day may bring. Create memories with […]

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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 […]



My father was a Pastor. He bought me a small chord organ when I was 5 years old. He placed me on a full sized Hammond B3 Organ like this one when I was seven years old. Playing this instrument involves using both hands and both feet to create sounds while adjusting drawbars and pressing […]


Throwback – Twinkie Clark

In 2009, Recording Artist, Twinkie Clark of the Clark Sisters called to talk to me. She said that someone told her that I was one of the top Hammond Organists in the business. She was scheduled to do a concert in Orlando, Florida. She was busy trying to recruit a professional band to assist her. […]


Moments of Luxury

Relax and enjoy your life! Take time to enjoy life one moment at a time. Luxuries can be enjoyable and not necessarily expensive. It’s a luxury to me when I can sleep in late. I deem it a luxury to work at home once a week. A walk on the beach and  a tall glass […]

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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 […]

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Check Your Mirror

Be encouraged to take the time to continue to improve your life. Before you try to correct someone or give them advise, evaluate yourself first. Take a look at your own life before giving advice or counsel to others. Keep inspiring others, but check your mirror first! Patrice Tankard