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Tag: community

it was the belief of a child – jennifer & derek woodgate

i don’t remember ever hearing about a family business that was as socially conscious as this one.

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i remember the moment i learned about cuddle + kind’s indiegogo campaign.

i don’t remember ever hearing about a family business that was as socially conscious as this one.

i……


pass the torch – athena & david o’connell

i was intrigued by the content of our interview and the resulting message. it’s as unique as they are while honouring the legacy of those they hold dear.

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athena and david are partners in life, family and business.

they have fun together and get serious together.

our photoshoot for life messages™third book, enterprising hearts was……


be vulnerable – jennifer powell

she’s not afraid to put it all out there which has made others feel comfortable to do the same.

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jennifer powell’s smile lights up the world!

well, not just her smile…her glowing attitude! jenn is yet another messenger in laurie goodman photography’s life messages™ book of enterprising hearts whom you just want to be……


circle of women who care – united way of milton

to see these ladies congregate, all holding up the same message on paper while i took their photo concretely illustrated the impact of a collective group!

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the sun lit up the bright leaves on the fall morning i met with the circle of women who care of the united way of milton.

it was fall……


don’t sugar coat your story – tara kinden

a woman whose positive energy is palpable

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tara kinden is a straight-shooter with boundless energy, ideas and a big heart!

she embraces life fully, every single second!

tara takes action and puts her ideas into motion! our missions are aligned as we both advocate for people to live in their truth and share their empowering……


stay positive – lolita babalis

it’s one small act that gives her goosebumps and helps her to spread her message of positivity.

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lolita is a ray of sunshine!

behind her grateful smile is a story that will melt your heart.

she has found her purpose through the defining moments of her life…and makes a real difference in the lives of……


heal loss with keepsakes – paulette lockwood

“paulette has so much love in her it just spills down her face”

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my first meeting for a life messages™ photo session with paulette lockwood, for our first book, was filled with laughter and tears and so was my second meeting for her best friend life messages™ shoot and……


you are not alone – susana medeiros

she really does prove that families do matter…we all have one..however it is shaped…and so many of us go through similar ups and downs…by talking about it ALL, ‘family matters’ makes a difference for individual families – makes us feel connected to one another on a larger scale and contributes to a stronger family-oriented community.

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susana’s……


suspend disbelief – alison grimley

alison has an elevated consciousness in my estimation. she speaks with calm and clarity. she takes her lessons to a level way past what many of us would have had we been in her shoes.

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there are very few people in this world who make you look inward as……


set a good example – carolyn anstey

what is really cool about it is that she has managed to give back to community in a big way using wool!

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carolyn can do more with a ball of yarn than anyone i know!

what is really cool about it is that she has managed to give back……