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Chapter 9 Spreading the Spark

Thursday, January 07, 2010

This last chapter is the easiest for me, at least on the site itself. I so want to help and encourage others the way it has been shown to me. I think of one of my favorite movies: Pay It Forward. This is what we are doing. It should be a natural response to give back. For me it is hard to share with family, they do not want to hear what I am going through or to know why. I do tell my friends, I have had 2 friends and one family member on my sons wife's side who joined. She never gave me the credit, but that is fine, at least she did join, but they have not been dedicated like me. But I tried, they have to take responsibility for there own life.

It is easy for me to reach out to others who blog for help or I see are in a rough place. Plus I like to welcome ones that blog day one. I put myself out there for them so they know they have someone here to help. I also look for people who do not have friends yet and add myself so they have one. Think that is why CHRIS DOES IT WHEN YOU JOIN TOO.

The big thing is taking the first step and reach out, after you do it and get a response back you like it and want to do more. I do it even without no response. I have a secret too for I have started to add so many friends, to keep them straight I add them to my address book there I can leave small note to remember who they are. I would get names very confused if I did not use this tool to help me.

I cannot believe I have finished the whole book already. I changed my page I got the idea from Nicole. It now says I have read the SPark. I will read it many times I know to remember and learn what I missed the first time.

Thank you Chris and all your team, Oh and Pat for showing you the first step, live by example. This is what I am doing here on this site and in my life. This has been a gift you cannot put a price on. Who knows how many days I have added on my life by doing this. Plus who knows the people that have been helped just by me taking this first step also.
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  • ANASNEWBODY
    Read the SP book. And navigate on line. Doing both will help understand and motivate you. You've taken the first step, the SP community is here to help you with the next steps. emoticon
    4208 days ago
  • ERICA41

    I am having a problem with the program,where do you start,how do you make friends?How can all this help you loose weight.I am having a huge problem with being motivaty,I hate being fat but I hate dieting.I love ice cream,why do I have to be deprived of what you love the most............Beth
    4220 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6097787
    Cool, so you have finished The Spark! I have only read the first 2 chapters, but if we get all that snow that they are predicting tonight, maybe we won't have school tomorrow or we may have a 2 hour delay. If so, we are not going to be doing the second day of the H1N1 clinic...so if I'm home, I know that I will finish the book too. I really want to just sit and read, but haven't had the time yet this week. I am so enjoying it!
    Keep up all the good work and keep on Sparkin'
    Robin
    4222 days ago
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