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June 2018

INSPIRATION 4 LIFE MAGAZINE GET INSPIRED! BE INSPIRED! STAY INSPIRED!

The Joys of Fatherhood

SAVE THE DATE! BEAUTY IN UNITY CONFERENCE

THE HARVEST

YOU'RE INVITED TO

Upcoming Events

LOCAL HEROÂ JENYA SEMENOV


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COVER STORY IMAPACT LASER TAG Jenya Semenov

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Jenya Semonov Local Hero Rita Hernandez

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ART 4 A CAUSE An Art Silent Auction to help raise funds for your Non Profit Organization or your Cause.

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THE JOYS OF FATHERHOOD Dawn Huff

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THE HARVEST Raquel Hernandez

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PRAY CRUSADE 300 21 Weeks of Prayer

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Stay tuned for more great Issues of Inspiration 4 Life Magazine. We will cover more amazing topics such as Ministries, Leadership, Communities, Local Heroes, Beauty, Fashion, Sports, Events and so much more! Trademark and Copyright Laws Protect Inspiration 4 Life Magazine. No part of this Magazine may be reproduced without permission. Articles are submitted by Team Writers and images by Advertisers. Inspiration 4 Life Magazine is not responsible for Content submitted. Copyright 2018


MESSAGE FROM RITA HERNANDEZ CEO/Radio/TV/Web Host & Personality

Hello everyone! I want to thank everyone for being a part of our Journey of our Online Digital Magazine. Our Magazine is simply here to inspire you and help be a Voice to other talented Entrepreneurs, who love to share their stories and writings. This is another wonderful Platform we have put together for you to enjoy. We are here to help encourage those who love to write but don't know where to start, have hidden talents as writers, editors, photographers, graphic designers and so much more, to be a part of our Magazine. We want to inspire you to embrace new talented writers as they will be sharing their stories for the first time. Here at Inspiration 4 Life, we are a judge free zone and love to give others the opportunities to also live their dreams and passions. We have been trying to make this dream come true since 2010 but with so many obstacles in the way, this journey had been on standstill for many years. We are here now and we inspire you to never give up on your Dreams! Photo Credit: Alfonso Chavez III

In this Magazine, you will read about some of our amazing Inspiration 4 Life Team, our Members, Partners, Sponsors, Advertisers and more. There are no boundries of the type of inspiration we will cover in our Magazine. I also look forward to sharing our Inspiration 4 Life Local Hero Articles with you as well. We have so many amazing people in our Communities of San Antonio who give back and have the heart of gold. We definitely want to recognize those with kindness in their heart and ready to serve others. Inspiration 4 Life will always be thankful for our Local Heroes Segment on KENS 5 Great Day SA, Sunday Morning Show from 2011-2015. If you would like to be a part of our Magazine or have any questions, you can visit www.inspiration4life.org/Contact Get Inspired! Be Inspired! Stay Inspired!

Rita Hernandez

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By Rita Hernandez

Laser Tag with Purpose When planning a birthday party, team building, church or school event, or an outing with family or friends, we want to make it a memorable one. Something entertaining and meaningful. It is our goal to make your event stand out and be remembered! We take the objective-based gameplay of contemporary first-person shooter video games and combine it with an exciting, fast-paced physical activity to create a gaming experienceLaser Tag Family Fun unlike any other. Spend your special day on the battlefield in your own backyard, at a park or even in your office and see what kind of Impact a well organized game can make. When you think of laser tag, what is the first thing that pops into your head? Space age phazers, black lights, smoke and crazy music in the dark arena? The chaos of running around with no direction trying to shoot anything that moves? Now take those images and toss them. We deliver an experience that will leave you wanting to call us and play again and again. That’s right; we put you right in the middle of it. All that’s left is to challenge your parents, kids, friends and neighbors in a fun mission. Make new friends, build your family relationships, build your team, and make an impact on your legacy. Check out our game modes and book your Impact Laser Tag experience today! 3

Hours of Operation Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday: 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday: 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Book Online: http://impactlasertag.com/


LASER TAG POP-UP BUNKERS Building the proper battlefield on location is crucial. That is why we use these specialty pop up laser tag bunkers for your event. These newly designed pop-up bunkers make it easier and faster to build and break down your battlefield. Constructed from a special material that blocks 99% of all infrared signals shot from any laser tag gun on the market will ensure proper cover for your game. At 6ft tall and 4ft wide these bunkers work well for players of all sizes.

SERVICES Birthday Party Team Building Private Group Event Game Modes

FUNd raiser School event Fair or carnival Church group event

Family reunion Summer camp Neighborhood block party Public event


Jenya Semenov Local Hero of San Antonio

WHO & WHY OF THE IMPACT LASER TAG As a veteran speaker,

The Owners

business coach and

Impact Mobile Laser

trainer with over 20 years

Tag is a fusion of

of building effective

Jenya’s business

teams all over the world

development expertise

since 1993, Jenya

and his love of family.

Semenov helps business

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owners,

Jenya and his wife

The Semonovs'

Karly have three

Familyentrepreneurs and

children. Karly is a

HR professionals improve

freelance writer of

teamwork skills, build

educational materials

strong organizations and

(and moonlights as

reduce turnover.

Jenya’s editor.)

THE CLIPPERS

As members of their local Oak Hills Church, the Semenovs believe they are “called to be Jesus in every neighborhood in their city and beyond.” Although they are yet to find a story about Laser Tag in the Bible, they do believe in building relationships and community.


THE COMPANY: Jenya had a dream of a

.Vision

father having a great

Our vision is to see families play

time playing “war” with

together, creating strong, safe

his kids and his wife. The

and vibrant communities in our

dream was so real it

city, and beyond.

made Jenya curious about the relationship

" Mission

statistics involving

Back home again in

fathers in America. He

Texas, Jenya organized

found that more than

some birthday parties

50% of American

and a neighborhood

children do not live with

event using Nerf guns

families, friends and co-workers

their biological fathers.

and featuring some of

to build relationships. We want to

From his professional

the game modes offered in our packages today.

help fathers, in particular, spend

side, he already knew that the #1 cause of

The parties were such a

turnover in business is

success, bringing ought

due to subpar leadership!

the fun and competitive

for bosses to become leaders, and

Those two statistics,

spirit in all the

for all to create lasting

Jenya believed, were

participants. Jenya began

memories.

directly connected, and

researching types of war-

he wanted to make an

game mediums, and,

impact on these trends.

remembering the family’s

We provide Safe, Fun & Engaging environment for

more time with their kids; for husbands and wives to reconnect;

Values

laser tag experience in

We believe our gifts, talents and

Jenya saw how his and

Colorado, decided to

all resources come from and

neighborhood kids loved

read up more on laser

belong to God who matters.

playing Nerf gun battles,

tag. After substantial

especially when dads

research, he and Karly

We believe our kids are our

would get involved. One

decided to pursue their

summer the family went

own laser tag business,

camping in Colorado’s

and established Impact

We believe our friends and

Jelly Stone Park where

Mobile Laser Tag in the

colleagues have basic needs to be

Jenya and the kids got to

spring of 2017.

stress free and feel safe and to

play laser tag on the side

future who need our presence now. The young matter.

have a fun way to work on skills.

of the mountain.

If you’re in need of

Everyone loved it, and a

improving your team,

seed was planted in the

consider our Impact

We believe cohesive teams

Semenovs’ minds.

Team Building Workshop

accomplish greater things.

People matter.

Teamwork matters. THE CLIPPERS


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L I F E

P R E S E N T S

ART 4 A CAUSE Featured Art by Local Artist of San Antonio, Blas Hernandez

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NEED EXTRA FUNDING?

50% OF PROCEEDS DONATED

Art 4 A Cause is dedicated to help with funding through the Silent Auction Sales of Artwork by Local Artist of San Antonio Blas Hernandez.

* Churches   *Ministries *Schools         *Organizations * Galas            *Luncheons * Non Profits  *Scholarships *Fundraiser Events  *And Much More

For more information, please Contact Rita Hernandez at www.inspiration4life.org/Contact


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THE JOYS OF FATHERHOOD BY DAWN HUFF I don’t know if it is my 40th Birthday fast approaching or Father’s Day around the corner that has me reminiscing about first being married to my husband, and then seeing him with each of our babies for the first time. I remember how he was the one caring for me through the delivery, tenderly standing beside me. He had a look of worrying that I had not yet come to recognize as his love and protection. He was the first to hold each of our children and the one to introduce them to me face to face, tenderly leaning them in so we could touch cheek to cheek and I could bestow their first motherly kisses. He followed them around the hospital making sure that their firsts would be witnessed and their care would be complete and they would return to my arms swiftly. I remember telling him about the expectation of our first. I was worried to tell him that our plans we were carefully laying ahead of us would be sent into a whirlwind. Isn’t that how the best plans work the best? To break the news, I brought him a gift… a Baby Names Book. He lit up with sheer joy! He was determined to narrow it down right then and there and we spent the rest of the day going through just about every chapter, A to Z. My husband came from a long line of great dads. So maybe he had some of that joy that fatherhood brings already built into his DNA. He was an answer to my prayers at a time in my life when I could have made a very different decision on the direction of my life. Our years together have been far from perfect or predictable but I can’t imagine a better husband for me or dad for our family. I love you Babe-a-licious! I reached out to some friends with great dads in their families and was excited to get back some tips to encourage a dad to be great today: 1. Pray for Him, every day! 2. Allow him to find his own way to dad…he doesn’t have to do everything exactly like you. Dads can be brilliant and efficient! 3. Leave the house and let him fin for himself with the kiddos. They need the bonding time and kids are strong survivors! Trust me they will be fine without you. 4. Never ever let the kids divide you. Discuss parenting matters in private. Kids can sense weakness. 5. Do things he wants to do, as a family. (I guess I need to play more board games.) 6. Read a parenting book or join a parenting class/group together. There were even a couple tips for parents with grown children: 7. Send him to go out with the kids alone. (Especially with sons and sons-in-law. My friends say Father-son time is a valuable time for men that are grown too! Gives them time to help them navigate being a husband and dad with someone who has been through it.  *Why wait…I should send my husband to have a day out with his own dad.) 8. One friend says she likes to pick up little gifts when thinking of her grown children. Often, she passes them to her husband to give to them from himself.  It really blesses him to see the joy on their face and allows him to learn more about what kind of things they like.  11


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Founder Raquel Hernandez The Harvest You know the saying, one plants and another harvest. And it’s true I sent you to harvest where you didn’t plant; others had already done the work, and now you will get to gather the harvest. John 4: 37-38 17


THE KINDER BEAT

The harvest is ready says the Lord.

Let's The lord isWelcome saying the harvestour is ready meaning we don’t need to New Student wait between the planting and the harvest. There’s times the seed has Katie! been planted and watered in the BY MRS. WILLIAMS

hearts are ready for harvest. We as women of God need to rise to the Newsletters are published by clubs, occasion. churches, societies, associations,

and businesses—especially God is equipping us for such a time companies—to information as this. Women provide are broken due to of interest to bad members, customers, divorce, rape, relationships etc. or employees. Google's definition and are searching for answers. The of a newsletter is,to "a bitterness bulletin issued hurt has let them and much anger. to Women have heard periodically the members of a the goodbusiness, news, butorfor some reason society, organization." have been lead astray due to bad A newsletter may be considered choices and the pattern of their "grey literature". Newsletters lives. The reward is awesome when delivered electronically via email we plant and when we harvest. (e-newsletters) have gained rapid acceptance for the same reasons We need to bring people to eternal email in general has gained life and witness the good news, popularity printed which is theover news of Gods love. correspondence. Women due to their upbringing and challenges feel unloved.  We need to show them the love of God and pray that God brings restoration into their hearts. We can no longer look the other way and pretend that’s not our business. YES being involved at church is a good thing, but we have to remember that brokenness does not only exist in the church we find it in our jobs, at school at the grocery store.

"I love the color blue and playing with my We have widows, single dog, Ms. Penny." women that carry a heavy heart. Some of be - Kus A T will IE JO H Nuse SON to plant the seed and other will be use to water and then Newsletters are published by some equipped to harvest. clubs, churches, societies, associations, and businesses— Believe it and live it Ladies! especially companies—to provide information of interest Prayer: Heavenly Father may to members, customers, or you quicken our hearts Father employees. Google's definition to reach out to those women of a newsletter is, "a bulletin that are hurting that need issued periodically to the your love, may we be the members of a society, business, instrument that can lead or organization." A newsletter them out of the darkness and may be considered "grey into your light. Weather we literature". plant, water or harvest let us be equipped as we make it more about you and less about us Amen.

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