August 24, 2011

Thank You

Last night we gave the final Spread the Love of the 2011 tour.

In January of 2010 we kicked off the first Spread the Love tour in Boston, so it only seemed fitting that last night we would wind up back where it all started. This winter I’ll be hunkering down for about three months to write the next generation of Spread the Love, so in many ways this was kind of the passing of an era for us. These two years of STL have taken us to 30 stops all across the country and brought us together with some of the most amazing hearts we’ve ever met. People who push us, challenge us, and call us to dream bigger. People that we’re now so honored to call friends.

To all of the Spread the Love alums everywhere, I adore you. Truly, madly and deeply. And thank you for everything you are. My life will never be the same for having met you.

Here’s to what’s next… but also to what’s right now.
So much love,
J&M

  1. Alicia Candelora

    …and I’m pretty sure I speak for everyone when I say thank YOU for pouring our your hearts to all of us. :)

  2. Katie Jane

    Thank YOU both so much for everything you give back and everything you’d done for all of us. You guys have inspired me so much this year and really helped change my business in so many ways!

  3. Emilia Jane

    THANK YOU GUYS! Spread the Love changed the way I think about approaching my business. You all are awesome :-D

  4. Gail

    Ahhhh–BIG congrats to you guys! Having been to one of the STL stops, as much as I learned, I was also just AMAZED at how much work you and Justin have put into this endeavor. How you did it all–all 30 stops–on top of running your biz, I’ll never know.

    Please, go take a nap. Both of you! It’s readily deserved!! :)

  5. sharon elizabeth

    thank ya’ll so much for taking the time to share so much of yourselves! love you XOXO

  6. Jessica

    M, you have no idea how much you impacted my life and business at STL . You continue to impact my little space inthe world with your generosity. Thank you for making me be honest with myself and with you! So, THANK YOU, for taking the time to share your life, your struggles, your success, and your big heart with all of us! One person can change the world and you are doing just that! I can’t wait to see what is next with J&M’s STL!

  7. Katelyn James

    Congrats! SLT was SO beneficial for me! Especially my first year! :) love you guys! xoxo

  8. Katelyn James

    "SLT"?? Oh Katelyn… I need to go back to bed. That earthquake must have gotten to me:)

  9. Amy

    Will you be doing another tour? I want in! :)

  10. Deborah Zoe

    THANK YOU!!! For all that you share and do. for real:)

  11. Jim & Ravyn

    I can’t believe you’ve wrapped yet another year of STL. We are so blessed to call you guys friends. So excited to what’s next for you! Now, enjoy some rest … wait, who am I kidding … It’s wedding season!!! :)

  12. Abbey Domond

    Mary, thank you soo much for opening up your heart to us. You and Justin are the BOMB!!!!!!

  13. Lara

    Last year I left with my head spinning with ideas. This year I left feeling grounded in what I’ve already started, but ready to bring everything up another notch-or three. Thank you – from both Peter and me.

  14. Cortney

    No no, THANK YOU! Yesterday was so amazing. It opened my eyes to so much.

  15. Lisa Cour

    Why, oh why am I NOT in Boston right now?? Congrats on 30 stops!! Amazing, inspiring!

  16. Tira J

    Congratulations on such a huge accomplishment! I am thankful for you guys, and for the stops you made both years in Southern California. You two have impacted my life and my business so much. No No, THANK YOU!!!! xoxo

  17. Jackie Lamas

    I will make it to next years STL tour! :)

  18. sarah danaher

    definitely making it to STL 2012!!

  19. Shannon Rosan

    …And thank you Justin & Mary for creating STL!!

  20. Jessie Emeric

    Thank you so much for STL and we can’t wait for next year’s. We learned so much and have grown so much by applying what you said, I can only imagine what’s to come! xoxo

  21. Ray

    Hope to see you in the next generation of Spread the Love.

  22. Lesley

    Truly madly deeply, I love you too!
    PS, let’s plan a European Spread the Love!! (I’ll help!)

  23. Shefali Lindsey

    Congratulations! What an amazing accomplishment!!! Can you guys add KC to your next tour? Just saying. Justin and you can be a guest at Casa d’Lindseys! :)

  24. Christa Hann

    Let me thank you for giving so much!!!

  25. Alison

    Thank you all for doing STL and being so willing to share yourselves, your BHAGS, your failures and for being willing to push. It was hard to sit there yesterday and say outloud What I want to do with my dream, but I am so glad I did. I had an amazing opportunity fall in my lap before STL and I had come up with a list of reasons I couldn’t do it. Thank you for the push to defeat the fear & take the next step to make this dream happen! Oh, and I can’t wait to show you the rebranding when it is finally put together! Much much love and thanks!

  26. Elizabeth and Ryan | Elizabeth Ryan Photography

    YAY for the end of an era and the beginning of something new! We feel so blessed to have been a part of that era in the past… and can’t wait for the future! ;)

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