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Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this edition of Nate's Monday Message…Happy President’s Day! There are many things in life that we have control over, and many things that we do not. But most importantly, we have choices and we get to choose to start each day with the proper mindset. We get to choose our own actions, and what we will do or not do today. You can’t control others, but you can choose how you interact with them. You can’t control the outcome, but you can choose how you react to it. This week, make it a point to focus on your choices, and you will find that you have more control that you realize. Let’s make it a great week!

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Author Unknown

There are two days in every week about which we should not worry. 
Two days which should be kept free from fear and apprehension.
One of these days is yesterday with its mistakes and cares,
Its faults and blunders, Its aches and pains.
Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control.
All the money in the world cannot bring back yesterday.
We cannot undo a single act we performed.
We cannot erase a single word we said. Yesterday is gone.
The other day we should not worry about is tomorrow.
With its possible adversities, its burdens, 
Its large promise and poor performance.
Tomorrow is also beyond our immediate control.
Tomorrow's Sun will rise, either in splendor or behind a mask of clouds, but it will rise.
Until it does, we have no stake in tomorrow, for it is yet unborn.
This just leaves only one day . . . Today.
Any person can fight the battles of just one day.
It is only when you and I add the burdens of those two awful eternity's - yesterday and tomorrow that we break down.
It is not the experience of today that drives people mad.
It is the remorse or bitterness for something which happened yesterday and the dread of what tomorrow may bring.
Let us therefore live but one day at a time.

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston Churchill

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” - Bruce Lee

“Every day brings new choices.” - Martha Beck

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up, I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” - Kevyn Aucoin

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message - Happy Valentine's Day

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message - Happy Valentine's Day

Welcome to this edition of Nate's Monday Message…Love is in the air as the day for lovers is just around the corner! Whether you are in a committed relationship, or still search for the “one” Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate what love truly means. It isn’t about the flowers or the chocolates, but more importantly about an expression of our emotions for those we hold near and dear, beyond a romantic relationship. I hope you will take a moment this week to say “I love you” to those who need to hear. I want to wish each of you reading this email a very happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s make it a great week!

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A Valentine
Poet: Catherine Pulsifer, © 2016 

Let me say this Valentines quote
Is one that I wish I wrote 
It tells of love that is so deep
It is one that I will always keep.
It reminds me so much of you
I will read it over when I'm blue.
It was written by John McLeod,
And I would encourage you to read aloud:
"Love much dear friends for love will bring
the healing joy and hope of Spring." 

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.” - Maya Angelou

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” - Judy Garland

“Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” - William Shakespeare

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.” - Blaise Pascal

“We are most alive when we're in love.” - John Updike

 

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message

Welcome to this edition of Nate's Monday Message. Today I want to honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. by sharing with you a part of his I have a dream speech from August 1963. It doesn’t take an extraordinary person to make history; it just takes a dream. Let’s make it a great week!

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Martin Luther King's I have a dream speech August 28, 1963

I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal."

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.

I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

I have a dream today.

I have a dream that one day down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification, that one day right down in Alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers.

I have a dream today.

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exhalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message - Happy New Year!

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…it’s the last day of 2018, which means there is still a small window of time to mark off your list, hit that final goal or connect with a long-lost friend or family member. As we close the chapter on another year, I wanted to share the lyrics to Elton John’s song The Circle of Life, which is perfect timing for today’s message. Let's welcome the New Year by celebrating the circle... and miracle of life! Let’s make it a great week!

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The Circle of Life (Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice, From the soundtrack of "The Lion King”)

From the day we arrive on the planet
And blinking, step into the sun
There's more to see than can ever be seen
More to do than can ever be done

There's far too much to take in here
More to find than can ever be found
But the sun rolling high
Through the sapphire sky
Keeps great and small on the endless round

It's the circle of life
And it moves us all
Through despair and hope
Through faith and love

Till we find our place
On the path unwinding
In the circle
The circle of life

It's the circle of life
And it moves us all
Through despair and hope
Through faith and love

Till we find our place
On the path unwinding
In the circle
The circle of life

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Melody Beattie

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. Oprah Winfrey

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message - Happy Holidays!

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message - Happy Holidays

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…I want to take this opportunity to wish each you reading this a very happy holiday celebration with your family, friends and loved ones. We are so blessed to have helped hundreds of families with their real estate needs this year and look forward to continuing to serve your housing needs in the New Year. From my family and team, happy holidays! Let’s make it a great week!

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…I want to take this opportunity to wish each you reading this a very happy holiday celebration with your family, friends and loved ones. As a company we are incredible blessed to have agents like you within our company and within our industry. From all of us at RE/MAX Professionals, happy holidays! Let’s make it a great week!

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“The House of Christmas” by G.K. Chesterton

…This world is wild as an old wives' tale,
And strange the plain things are,
The earth is enough and the air is enough
For our wonder and our war;
But our rest is as far as the fire-drake swings
And our peace is put in impossible things
Where clashed and thundered unthinkable wings
Round an incredible star.

To an open house in the evening
Home shall men come,
To an older place than Eden
And a taller town than Rome.
To the end of the way of the wandering star,
To the things that cannot be and that are,
To the place where God was homeless
And all men are at home. 

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“The theme of 'A Christmas Story' is that you can count on Christmas - that everybody has a Christmas story. Everybody has that time in the holiday season that they remember.” - Marc Platt

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” - Winston Churchill

“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.” - Dr. Seuss

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” - Norman Vincent Peale

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…I trust that each of you reading this are enjoying the holiday season so far! For us there have been plenty of decorations, parties and holiday deliciousness! The story below highlights something important that I think is timely for this week…what we focus on is what we hear, see or feel. Focus on seeing or hearing the positive, you will begin to see more of it appear in your life. On the contrary, focus on the negative, and you will get more of the same. This time of year, is filled with all kinds of things to hear, see or feel…how will you choose? Let’s make it a great week!

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The Cricket! Author Unknown

A Native American and his friend were in downtown New York City, walking near Times Square in Manhattan. It was during the noon lunch hour and the streets were filled with people. Cars were honking their horns, taxicabs were squealing around corners, sirens were wailing, and the sounds of the city were almost deafening.

Suddenly, the Native American said, "I hear a cricket." His friend said, "What? You must be crazy. You couldn't possibly hear a cricket in all of this noise!"

"No, I'm sure of it," the Native American said, "I heard a cricket." "That's crazy," said the friend.

The Native American listened carefully for a moment, and then walked across the street to a big cement planter where some shrubs were growing. He looked into the bushes, beneath the branches, and sure enough, he located a small cricket. His friend was utterly amazed.

"That's incredible," said his friend. "You must have super-human ears!"

"No," said the Native American. "My ears are no different from yours. It all depends on what you're listening for."

"But that can't be!" said the friend. "I could never hear a cricket in this noise."

"Yes, it's true," came the reply. "It depends on what is really important to you. Here, let me show you."

He reached into his pocket, pulled out a few coins, and discreetly dropped them on the sidewalk. And then, with the noise of the crowded street still blaring in their ears, they noticed every head within twenty feet turn and look to see if the money that tinkled on the pavement was theirs. "See what I mean?" asked the Native American. "It all depends on what's important to you."

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.” - Willie Nelson

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” - Winston Churchill

“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” - Robert Frost

“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.” - Yoko Ono

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…today I want to share a word with you, that I think happens to be rather fitting this time of year: believe.

Children are a great example of belief, especially when they are filled with the magic of the holiday season. But you don’t have to be a child to believe…I hope that after you read the encouragement corner below, that you will never lose this magical idea: believe. Let’s make it a great week!

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Believe (author unknown)

I believe we have not come this far to fail or give up now. 
I believe we are meant to go through storms before we see the beautiful sun. 
I believe the kingdom we live in is unshakable. 
I believe family become friends and friends become family. 
I believe all my hard work will pay off. 
I believe 2019 will be the best year of my life so far. 
I believe I have the power to change anything I do not like. 
I believe collectively we are stronger than we are apart. 
I believe love is the solution to all problems. 
I believe time brings about opportunity and thought. 
I believe I have been put on this earth and in this position for a purpose. 
I believe I am capable of anything as long as I have the desire to do it. 
I believe I am who I am because of all the people in my life. 

What do you believe? 

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” - Helen Keller

“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” - Joyce Meyer

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” - Nikos Kazantzakis

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…today and every day, we have the opportunity to be optimistic and excited about what a new week, a new month, and a soon a New Year will bring. What I do know is one thing: the newness in our life will only be what we make it to be. We cannot change some situations, but we can change our reaction to it.

We cannot change some people, but we can change how we think about them and how they have an impact on us. We cannot change a lot of things, but we can change a lot of things. Make this the week you set your new course. This is the week to make miracles happen or at least start to happen. Let’s make it a great week!

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One day a farmer found an eagle’s egg and brought it home. He placed the eagle’s egg together with some chicken eggs to be hatched. The little eagle was hatched together with the other chicks. He began his life like the other chicks and the mother hen. He followed the ways of the chicken; he ate, walked, crowed, and moved like all the other chickens. One day an eagle flying nearby saw the little eagle mingling together with the chickens. He flew down to talk to the young eagle. All the chickens ran away because they were terrified of the eagle.

The young eagle also tried to run but was stopped by the adult eagle. The adult eagle asked, “What are you doing here with the chickens? You are an eagle just like me. You can fly like me and your home is high up among the cliffs.” The young eagle said, “I am a chicken and this is where I belong, together with the other chickens. See, I cannot fly!” The adult eagle then grabbed the eagle in his claws, and with all his might proceeded to fly to the nearby cliffs. The adult eagle said, “I am going to teach you how to fly.” The flying lesson began and to his bewilderment, the young eagle discovered that he could fly.

Of course, he fell many times before succeeding. He discovered his true self with the help of the adult eagle, and never again went back to the chickens. We are all born EAGLES and are able to soar high into the heavens. We are not CHICKENS that stay on the ground looking for food, just for the day. We have a higher potential within us and we should realize it. In fact, we should be successful like the adult eagle, so that we can in turn teach other young eagles, who think they are chickens to fly. Someone once said: “The only way to help the poor is not to be poor yourself.”  

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.” - Maya Angelou

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” - Winston Churchill

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…I hope that each of you reading this had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day celebration! It’s a new week, full of new opportunities. Let’s plan to do the things we must do and plan to do the things we want to do. Take control of your actions and emotions and put them both to good use to achieve your dreams.

Often we lose sight of the importance of right now, however it is a good reminder that now will never come again; so do not waste it. Sometimes we want to hurry through a task or project, and do not give it our all. But remember, this moment will never come again. Make the choice to be present at all times. Give it your all, every time, every day no matter what you are doing. Let’s make it a great week!

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Ten Tips to Survive the Holiday Season:

  1. Keep your regular routine.
  2. Think moderation.
  3. Be realistic and try not to expect the “ideal” holiday.
  4. Stay connected.
  5. Throw guilt out the window.
  6. Don’t be alone, if you don’t want to be.
  7. Focus on today, not yesterday.
  8. Just say no.
  9. Ask for help.
  10. Be good to yourself.

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” - Earl Nightingale

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” - Henry Ford

“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” - Steve Jobs

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” - Leo Tolstoy

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

Nate's Monday Morning Message - Happy Thanksgiving!

by Nate Martinez

Nate’s Monday Morning Message 

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message…as we prepare for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day celebration, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for being a part of my community, and for continuing to open this email every Monday Morning. It is a privilege and a pleasure to serve the real estate industry and the 5,000+ families we have helped with their homeownership needs in the last thirty-two years. From my home to yours, let me be the first to wish each of you a very happy Thanksgiving. Let’s make it a great week!

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." Written Melody Beattie

WORDS OF INSPIRATION

“Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.” - Oprah Winfrey

“Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude.” - Nigel Hamilton

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” - Henry David Thoreau

“Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, so many things become so little when we realize how blessed and lucky we are.” - Joyce Giraud

Nate Martinez, RE/MAX Professionals
www.NatesHomes.com
www.NatesLuxuryHomes.com
602-430-5226
Nate@NatesHomes.com

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