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Second Chance Living™

“What will you do with your second chance today?” is the question Mercedes poses to general audiences in this transformational program. Her gripping story moves participants to put their lives in perspective and carefully consider how the choices they make profoundly affect their future.
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Get It Right Today, Not Tomorrow

Do your employees and leaders too often operate in Survival Mode, putting out fires and putting off until tomorrow what should be done today? This program powerfully dispels the notion that there will always be a tomorrow in which we can finish today’s unfinished business and moves individuals to work and live with intentionality.
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Safety: Don’t Count on 2nd Chances

Can too much experience be a bad thing? Absolutely…if it leads to complacency. The highly experienced pilots of Flight 965 were lulled into a false sense of security that led to the deaths of 160 people. Mercedes’ one-of-a-kind safety presentation uses the factual account of the crash of Flight 965 as an anchor to drive home the dangers of complacency and the importance of situational awareness.
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Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

Hope you make the time this weekend to be with grateful, excited and inspiring people ❣️ ... See MoreSee Less

Hope you make the time this weekend to be with grateful, excited and inspiring people ❣️

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Loved reading this ... I will genuinely incorporate more of these phrases 💗The words we speak matter. They help to shape the world around us. That’s why I believe we need to speak words of truth and hope not only to ourselves but to others as well. Here are 20 things we should say more often if we want to make the world more positive. ... See MoreSee Less

Loved reading this ... I will genuinely incorporate more of these phrases 💗

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Yessss

I still think of Benny often.....when I worked with him at International Paper in KCKS years back #MercedesRamirezJohnson

One of the best things this past weekend while hosting our family reunion was seeing these ID’s my sister had of our parents. On the left is my mom’s Nicaraguan passport from the 60s, and the picture of my dad was when he was his early 20s for his Colombian military registry booklet. Oh how I miss them 💕💔💕 ... See MoreSee Less

One of the best things this past weekend while hosting our family reunion was seeing these ID’s my sister had of our parents. On the left is my mom’s Nicaraguan passport from the 60s, and the picture of my dad was when he was his early 20s for his Colombian military registry booklet. Oh how I miss them 💕💔💕

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What a beautiful photo of your parents, who I remember very well! Sharing with Renita Moore, who also worked with Mercedes.

Precious treasures.

Be comforted, take heart.

Great parents. I just loved your mom and I didn't know her that well...go figure.

Mercedes and Benjamin ❤️. I remember your parents fondly.

So very sorry to hear about your loss.

Beautiful couple!!! I remember your parents.

The best hope for all people are you found in the holy bible! He will wipe away from them every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away. Revelation 21:4,5

Both so beautiful and handsome!!

So handsome and pretty ♥️

Beautiful pictures of two beautiful people. ❤️❤️

Wow that’s awesome! 😘

Such a legacy they left behind❤️

Oh wow, what a beautiful couple!! Your boys look so much like their grandfather.

You look just like your beautiful mother!

I thought the same thing; you look so much like your mom and your boys look like your dad. :)

You look like your mama 🥰😘

Me encanta ese tesoro!!! Your mami so stunning and your papi dapper as can be! Love! Love! Love! Como dice el dicho: te tal palo, tal astilla. ❤💖💕

Esa cara de tu madre!!! Divina. Ese ánimo, y los dos juntos gozaban, y hacían todo 20mil veces mejor con su presencia! ❤️ they left you a magnificent legacy. Abrazos.

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2 weeks ago

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

"What most people don't know is that most Special Education teachers are really angels disguised as extraordinary humans."
-Joe Martin
Today I had the distinct honor to address all the special education teachers, aids, therapists and administrators for the Lewisville ISD. My heart welled up in pride when I asked those in the audience to stand who worked with my angel babies Dorian and Wynn. So thankful for how much love and dedication they gave my boys while in the Functional Life Skills program they were enrolled in. It's no wonder that LISD sets the bar for special education programs in the state of Texas, they are angels in disguise. Pictured with me is Miss Carolyn... Dorian's favorite teacher who provided homebound education for him the final years of his life.
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What most people dont know is that most Special Education teachers are really angels disguised as extraordinary humans.     
-Joe Martin
Today I had the distinct honor to address all the special education teachers, aids, therapists and administrators for the Lewisville ISD.  My heart welled up in pride when I asked those in the audience to stand who worked with my angel babies Dorian and Wynn.  So thankful for how much love and dedication they gave my boys while in the Functional Life Skills program they were enrolled in.  Its no wonder that LISD sets the bar for special education programs in the state of Texas, they are angels in disguise.  Pictured with me is Miss Carolyn... Dorians favorite teacher who provided homebound education for him the final years of his life.

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Thank you for sharing such an inspirational message! Dori and Wynn grabbed everyone’s heart strings. They were amazing little boys!

Thank you for the inspiration today. You are an amazing women! Thank you for sharing your experiences today and making the first day back at work so much better!

Your story was a powerful reminder of why we do what we do. Your little guys were always a bright spot in my week with their smiles and singing! I enjoyed my time working with them in their FLS classes.

Thank you for sharing your amazing story. You are such an inspiration, and your message was powerful.

You are such an amazing speaker and your story is truly inspiring and life changing! Thank you for sharing it with us. We all need those reminders on a daily basis that life is precious!

Your speech was amazing! I’m so glad I got to meet you. I have a new found fight in me thanks to you ❤️

The best part of my day was listening to you! Thank you for being such an inspiration!

Thank you so much for coming to talk to us today! I really feel like you connected with each and every person in the audience! I am so glad I had the opportunity to hear you speak- you are amazing!!

You are AMAZING!!!!!!

Thank you so much for coming to speak to us today and sharing your story! Your words spoke volumes to me! You are truly inspiring and I am blessed to have had this experience today with you! ❤️

It was great meeting you! I loved my time with Dorian ❤️

She is a very special lady-angel.

👏👏👏✌🏼

Je suis très content de toi Mercedes, et très triste du fait que je n'aurais jamais l'occasion de te voir en face,de t'embrasser et de te dire en face que tu es une brave femme que j'aime et respecte beaucoup,

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