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INSPIRATION
UNKNOWN HERO I'm 13 years old and in eighth grade. A little while ago, I was walking home from school and saw some writing on a fence of a house I was passing. It said, "Happiness is a direction, not a destination." I had been having a bad day and just reading this brightened my day a little. I saw the quote every day while...
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A LITTLE GIRL WITH A STRONG HEART MY DAUGHTER LAURA WAS BORN ON APRIL 4TH, 1984. WHEN SHE WAS ONLY 3 DAYS OLD, WE FOUND OUT SHE HAD A SEVERE HEART PROBLEM. SHE HAD 2 HOLES IN HER HEART AND HER TRICUSPID VALVE WAS CLOSED. LAURA WENT THROUGH 3 OPEN HEART SURGERIES AND ONLY HAS THE 2 . LEFT CHAMBERS OF HER HEART. SHE IS NOW 29 YRS OLD. SHE IS AN...
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MY LIFE WITH AUTISM My name is Richie Jewell. I'm 20 years old and i have autism since being diagnosed at the age of 2 1/2. Like everyone else in the world, i have an up-down life like a sea-saw. I went through some of the stuff that has been a rocky roadblock during my life. It was very challenging to live through the times that I...
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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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INSPIRATION QUOTATIONS
Thursday quote
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

Neale Donald Walsch

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“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday quote
“Do the things you used to talk about doing but never did. Know when to let go and when to hold on tight. Stop rushing. Don't be intimidated to say it like it is. Stop apologizing all the time. Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Spend time with the friends who lift you up, and cut loose the ones who bring you down. Stop giving your power away. Be more concerned with being interested than being interesting. Be old enough to appreciate your freedom, and young enough to enjoy it. Finally, know who you are.”

Kristin Armstrong

20180521 monday quote
“I learned that inspiration does not always come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic, striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time. ”

Brenda Ueland

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“Just don’t give up trying what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

Ella Jane Fitzgerald

20180525 friday quote
“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!”

Theodor Seuss Geisel

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“The moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen. And the fact that it practically always doesn’t matters not a jot. The possibility is always there.”

Monica Baldwin

20160226 friday quote
“I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”

Diane Ackerman

Friday quote
“While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

Apple Computer Inc.

Wednesday quote
“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.”

Wilferd A. Peterson

Tuesday quote
“Your journey has molded you for the greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think that you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time.”

Asha Tyson

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“All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.”

James Thurber

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'inspiration'.
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My dad freddie johnson My dads is my hero he tought me the greaests vaules of life and the main thing is LOVE and to be happy he created the strongest famliy in which he will SHINE through forever dad we love you and miss you but will always forever be in are hearts thank you for being my strength provider Freddie .S. Johmson 1954,2012
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Carlos Espinoza Carlos is an amazing young man, I raised him as my own and just recently told him I am not his birth mother. With help from counselors I was able to tell him, I feared the worse yet he turned and said " your my mom" the load I carried for so long was lifted, despite suffering from food allergies, constant...
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Tracey Jones My mother, Tracey Jones is my hero. Not only does she take care of me and makes sure I have everything I want and need. She serves in the U.S Military. My mother is so wonderful. She helps anybody who needs help. She is caring, and is a role model. I love my mother. She is my hero.
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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
Anonymous JANUARY 12, 2015
'Inspiration is the language of a free spirit' with love to all Mary Ann Plamenac motivational life coach

Jana from Illinois JULY 1, 2014
I took my diagnosis of skin cancer (which includes surgeries and burning) and turned it around to help kids know about addictions (mine was to tanning) and skin cancer. I turned a negative into a positive for both myself and the students I talk to.

angela from portland APRIL 30, 2014
My life is falling apart quicker than i can repair it

Sedona Cole from Vancouver, BC  JULY 22, 2013
Inspiration is an internal event. I seemed to have locked the door, yet got some serious help opening it through an online mentoring site (their name says it all!) called FTRnation.com (aka Free Thinking Renegades). I realized my thinking wasn't free, and had to find my way back to it. Loved your post and other comments. Thanks for the info!!

Ediomo Iton from Nigeria uyo MARCH 28, 2013
Inspirations of this nature have really helped in people's lives.

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