Seven Words to Find a Diamond in Your Own Backyard

How many times in your life has a simple phrase or someone's suggestion or comment made you stop and ponder for a second? Has someone else's comment or suggestion ever changed the direction of your life?

It has for us. If you, too, are wanting to be inspired to make a positive change for you and your family, please read our story.




Upon reading an inspirational message from Ralph Marston's online Daily Motivator at work years ago, Mary clicked on a link containing these seven words: Are You Motivated to Change Your Life?

Those seven words completely changed our lifestyle in ways we never imagined to this day.

Mary's 'click' led to these words from Ralph:

    "How would you like to earn a living doing something that you love, something that interests you, something that provides a continuing sense of meaningful challenge and fulfillment?

    How would you like to know, every day, that you're providing something of value to others, something that can truly have a positive influence on the world?

    There is something within you, something unique and valuable, interesting and worthwhile, that is yours to share with others. There are people all over the world who are looking for passion and expertise that you have to offer.

    And I want to tell you about an extraordinary set of tools that can enable you to explore and fully develop the possibilities
    ."
    - extracted from Ralph Marston's, The Daily Motivator
Ralph Marston's seven words led us to ultimately create our own internet business that has given us immeasurable blessings, freedom, financial security, and more over the many years since. We are forever grateful to Ralph for telling us about this path.

We are also gratified in that we took action to make it happen using systems and online tools that have made it all seamless. We like to call it "an online business in a box".

Mary and I did not know exactly what specific idea we would use for our online business when we started. But we both knew we wanted to change the direction of our lives, have more flexibility, and create more financial freedom.

Because we wanted to work together, it took time to determine what we both would enjoy creating. Using special online tools to help, we chose "porches" and created the website you are currently on.

The two of us grew up on porches and have always noticed them on our travels. We call the love of porches our little diamond in our own backyard.

You see, we took something we enjoyed and turned it into an online business.

If you are not familiar with the story of Acres of Diamonds in Your Own Backyard, read it here.

We had no idea in the beginning that it would turn into something remarkable for us. Through a lot of hard and consistent work we created a revenue stream that allowed us to quit our corporate jobs, travel across the country to find the perfect porch and spend lots of time doing things we love.

So, your diamond might be sports, gardening, travel, sunflowers, tea, hair styling, cars, crafts, politics, or a myriad of other ideas. You may not recognize it at first, but you probably have one or more.




Imagine

Imagine being dropped in the middle of a vast forest and having to navigate gorges, canyons, raging rivers, and thick foliage to find your way out.

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Now, imagine having a detailed map that explains step-by-step how to navigate your journey to reach safety.

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The online tools we used for our online business are the maps that helped lead us to our success.

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Your diamond could make your life different for you and your family
Mary and I believe those seven words may be what you've been looking for too and we would be remiss for not presenting them to you.

We have no idea as to how successful you will be. We do know it takes desire and as Mary calls it: "Stick-to-it-ness". But you will never know unless you start.

So, we ask if these seven words are enough for you to take action: Are You Motivated To Change Your Life?

If you say yes, "click here to learn how to use your lifetime talents and knowledge."

Not sure? Take a quick look at this anyway - what do you have to lose?

"If you think you can't or think you can - you are right." - Henry Ford

Godspeed,
Mary and Dave




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