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INSPIRATION
SECRET OF FAILURE Because ‘the secret of success’ is too mainstream…this is THE SECRET OF FAILURE!!! What is failure? What to do if you fail? Simple questions, but you might not even know what the answer is. Readers, this is a true story of me…and my best friend, FAILURE! I’m Donny Barnesi (Don) of Indonesia, and it was July...
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INSPIRATION
STRUGGES OF A PRE-TEEN WITH A CANCER SIBLING When I was eleven, my older sister Brea was diagnosed at age thirteen with an extremely rare version of Leukemia. Doctors concocted many versions of experimental chemo, seeing that she was literally one of a handful of people to get this. During this time, myself and my two younger siblings still had school and...
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INSPIRATION
BEAUTIFUL HARDSHIP MY STORY I was hired for my first airline job in August 2011. I had $45,000 of credit card debt. Most of it from my flight training. I left a job paying $75,000 a year to become a pilot. It was a $50,000 a year pay cut. It sounds absurd to do such a thing and even more so since I was over the age of thirty, but I was...
SUBMITTED BY B. MICHAEL FETT
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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
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“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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“It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”

Mae Jemison

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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

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“It's never too late to be what you might have been.”

George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans]

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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“I go to seek a Great Perhaps.”

François Rabelais

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.

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“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

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

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“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'inspiration'.
INSPIRATION
Wayne Gretzky My story is very short,he told me to keep trying even when stuff gets tough.
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Chantay Bridges Chantay Bridges has a long track record of doing good and alms deeds. She has been a faithful and active community member for over 20 years. She is committed to the things, people and work of needy. She continues to reach out, everything from providing help to the disadvantaged, grief/sympathy coordinator, for...
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INSPIRATION
Raymond Z This character sketch is about someone who is nice, brave, strong, smart, wise, good, tall, a thinker, and cool. This person is someone who I look up to. I call him my dad. Hope you enjoy it. My dad is a nice person. Because whenever something is going on he is very nice to us. Even when my soccer team looses...
SUBMITTED BY MATHEW ZIMMERMAN
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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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