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Surviving Tough Times

The economy is tough – jobs are hard to find – and balancing the budget seems almost like a Herculean task. Even a successful freelance writing career can run afoul at times. Learning how to survive the lean times make take a little creativity, a LOT of flexibility and even a touch of tenacity to […]

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Teaching Respect

A house full of boys for this five foot mom means respect HAS to be taught at an early age or I will quickly be outsized. Teaching respect is not as easy as I thought it should be. I am learning that respect comes from those that are respected. Steps for Growing Respect in the […]

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Does God Care?

Times get tough. Struggles often have us looking around for a sign – any sign – that God really is with us. It is during these times that we need, want and even crave a physical sign from God that He cares. Knowing God Cares 1. Look for the little things. Often times God will […]

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Making a Living with Freelance Writing

“I don’t want to be successful. I just want to make a living.” It took me some time to get my head around this statement. There are actually people out there that do not like to be in the spot light. A natural born extravert in a house full of drama folks just does not […]

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Proverbs 31 Life is Self-Sufficient

This morning I got up and started thinking about all of the things “we” need to get done. Two hours later I’m the only one up and only one of the projects have been tackled. Granted my left wrist is in an ace bandage – but one excuse is just as good as another. Making […]

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Living in Victory

We are all called to be the temple of God. It can be tough walking that walk. Self control and flesh control are the walls of that temple. Finding ways to overcome self will help to guide satisfaction. Tips for Victorious Living 1. Make time for God first thing in the morning. It doesn’t have […]

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Playing at Church in Contemporary Services

The contemporary service at church was overflowing with emotions. People were smiling, crying, clapping and waving their hands in the air. I grew up in a formal setting so the concert atmosphere got me thinking. Does having a contemporary service make it easier to play at church? Feelings in a Contemporary Service 1. Emotions are […]

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