I got another award!!!

Encouraging Thunder

I want to first thank babysteps22 for nominating for this award.  She is a medical student and blogger with a great style of writing.  The award is called the Encouraging Thunder:

What you can do with the award?

Post it on your blog
Grant other bloggers with the award

What you can’t do with the award?

Abuse or misuse the logo
Claim that it’s your own handmade logo

What you should do after receiving award:

Enjoy the award
At least give thanks via comments and likes and/or mentioning the blog who gave the award.

Mention your purpose in blogging.

My purpose of this blog is to help people realize their fullest potential in life. My aim is that the words that I write help light a spark in one person.  Why one person?  Because if I can reach one, they can reach another thereby creating a chain reaction.  It’s all about helping each other to become better.

My nominations are in no particular order:
I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!!


Very Inspiring Blogger Award


I got another award! A huge thank you to Jcee at Journey to a Healthy Me for the nomination.  Go and check out her blog for great tips on living a full and healthy life.

Here are my nominees:

1) Suzie 81 Speaks

2) NikkiSkies

3) Sunday Stuff

4) That Gent Mark

5) Princess Kick Ass

Thanks again Jcee!!



The Real Neat Blog Award


Good afternoon.  I have been nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by Sabrina at Queen of My World. I want to thank her for nominating me.  She is  great writer and you should check her blog out.  You will not be disappointed.


1. Put the award logo on your blog.

2. Answer 7 questions asked by the person who nominated you.

3. Thank the people who nominated you, linking to their blogs.

4. Nominate any number of bloggers you like, linking to their blogs.

5. Let them know you nominated them (by commenting on their blog etc.)


1. Where do most visits to your blog come from?

Most of the readers are from the United States, and the United Kingdom.  But I love that readers from Singapore, Barbados, Canada, France, Guam, Australia, Philippines, and India visit regularly!

2. What is your favourite sport?

Basketball is my favorite sport.  I prefer the college game.

3. What has been a special moment for you in 2014?

November 1st.  The day I submitted my retirement documents to the U.S. Army.

4. What is your favourite quote?

“If failure is not an option, then neither is success.” -Seth Godin

5. What was your favourite class when still at school?

History has always been my best subject.

6. Anything you wished to have learned earlier?

That family is more important than a job.  Now that I am retiring I see it clearly.  I love my family!

7. What musical instrument have you tried to play?

Clarinet.  I was actually pretty good.  I think I am going to try the guitar next.


I nominate the following for the Real Neat Blogger Award however I do know some of you may have already been nominated. I just have to and if you want, you can just repost your previous post for the award. Just to let you know, it’s not a must to accept the nomination.

Lucile de Godoy
Inspirational Space
My Own Private Idaho
Perspectives On..
Live now-dream later!