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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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IISC's 68th Annual VIRTUAL Professional Development Conference May 5-7, 2021

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Got this email from @Etsy. Having lost my mom, & 2 sons of my own, #MothersDay can be😢. When I lost my mom, I'd get SO sad seeing Mother's Day ads on TV. I appreciate Etsy’s empathy towards people just like me. I choose to celebrate, but thankful this option exists 4 others💝

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I’ve never sent a more real text until today 😂. This is in regards to my sons gearing up to be seniors in high school. I might be a tad dramatic at the prospect of being an empty nester🙃😭😊. ... See MoreSee Less

I’ve never sent a more real text until today 😂. This is in regards to my sons gearing up to be seniors in high school. I might be a tad dramatic at the prospect of being an empty nester🙃😭😊.

Can’t wait to virtually gather with all my safety friends in Illinois and Iowa! Join us!TWO WEEKS AWAY!
Register for IISC's 68th Annual VIRTUAL Professional Development Conference & Expo - May 5-7, 2021

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Can’t wait to virtually gather with all my safety friends in Illinois and Iowa! Join us!

Truly inspired to know that the future looks incredibly bright for the young women of the National Charity League. Thank you for inviting me to your special banquet celebrating your seniors and I was so excited to be in front of a LIVE audience in person again! ... See MoreSee Less

Truly inspired to know that the future looks incredibly bright for the young women of the National Charity League. Thank you for inviting me to your special banquet celebrating your seniors and I was so excited to be in front of a LIVE audience in person again!

Received this email from Etsy this week. Having lost my mom and two sons of my own, #MothersDay can be a little rough. I appreciate Etsy’s empathy towards sons/daughters/mamas just like me.
When I lost my mom in the 90’s I’d get so sad seeing all the Mother’s Day commercials on TV. I know many beautiful people in my life who have lost their own children, or have lost their dear mamas who are the most lovely souls you’d ever have the honor of knowing.
Although I choose to celebrate Mother’s Day, I’ll always have a little moment of prayer and reflection for my angels on that special day.
Sending virtual hugs to all that are in the same boat. Thank you Etsy for thinking of us.
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Received this email from Etsy this week. Having lost my mom and two sons of my own, #MothersDay can be a little rough.  I appreciate Etsy’s empathy towards sons/daughters/mamas just like me.  
When I lost my mom in the 90’s I’d get so sad seeing all the Mother’s Day commercials on TV.  I know many beautiful people in my life who have lost their own children, or have lost their dear mamas who are the most lovely souls you’d ever have the honor of knowing.  
Although I choose to celebrate Mother’s Day, I’ll always have a little moment of prayer and reflection for my angels on that special day. 
Sending virtual hugs to all that are in the same boat.  Thank you Etsy for thinking of us.

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I understand!! You are so strong. Hugs

Un abrazo MUY fuerte!

Prayer works.ironicly I couldnt get to sleep n i came out of my bedroom to flip thru some channels n picked up my ph.and saw ur post i think I don't do 2 much on face book or messanger. If I may suggest Psalm 91. N if or when you feel alone read Psalms 139 to confirm without a doubt ur not alone nor if you cant figure out ur purpose 91 n 139 will let u no ur not alone nor were u created with with out purpose and are u never alone.

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