Explore the value of Devotion
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including devotion. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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Here are some inspiring stories about devotion.
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MOST DEVOTED MOM My mom is an amazing woman. She is 43 years old with four kids currently living at home with her. In the last four years she somehow found the time to receive a BA in psychology and is now attending graduate school, all-the-while also helping all of her kids and friends out at home. I know (and so does my family)...
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STEP(UP)MOM When I began dating my husband, he had an 8 month old son. We married a short time later when baby boy was almost 14 months old. He has a mother, she tries to participate but usually falls short. I’ve always called him my baby., even though he’s now 8 years old. I’ve had 3 children since I’ve been married. When...
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A VICIOUS CYCLE BROKEN My mother was not the best example to look up to for guidance. She did not know or understand how to be a good mother, friend, or nurturer. I have devoted my life to changing the cycle of failure and being the best mother and friend to my children, Krestain and Kristian, that I possibly could be. They have...
SUBMITTED BY NICOLE RAMOS
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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DEVOTION QUOTATIONS
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“Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.”

Charles Buxton

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“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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“One thing I’ve learnt about humans: you can’t judge their strength by the size of their actions, but by the devotion of an act, no matter how small.”

Dianna Hardy

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“The value of life is not based on how long we live, but how much we contribute to others in our society.”

Buddha

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'devotion'.
DEVOTION
Belinda C Belinda is a caring person who tries to be with her family as much as she can. She is a strong,independent woman. She works at The Department of Children and Families because she is caring.
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Mike Beard My dad is my personal hero. The image provided is a picture of him earlier this year (2013) with my niece flying a kite together. He was filled with love and life while he was with us. He passed away on September 12, 2013 from a motorcycle wreck. He always had time to spend with his family as has inspired all...
SUBMITTED BY JOHN BEARD
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Linda R Linda has always been an inspiration to me but in the past three years she has also become my hero. Her husband, Brad, was diagnosed with ALS a little over 3 years ago. Linda is a very faith-filled person and has used this faith to help her with the challenges of the disease as well as continuing to raise four...
SUBMITTED BY DENISE HOCHSTEDLER
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
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Your Comments
Lillee JANUARY 25, 2017
Devotion, means full of care,hope, and most of all love.

glenn from Lacey WA APRIL 28, 2014
This was amazing

Sonia Alexandria from Berlin, MD FEBRUARY 8, 2014
Devotion = one portion endurance, one portion tenacity, one portion patience, and the largest portion is love.

Bruce Willingham from Warner Robins, Ga JULY 11, 2012
Devotion is doing even when we don't feel like it.

Kathryn V from Mingo IA MAY 10, 2010
I think that devotion is important because if you were Shawn Johnson or some other famous person, you need to devote yourself to something and work hard you can do it. Without devotion, people wouldn't be where they were today.

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