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Writing Despite the Tough Times

Just over two years ago, my writing income supplemented our household income by several thousand dollars a month. We were in a position to pay down debts and even build up some savings – which turned out to be a good thing. Just over two years ago, my husband left his full time job to […]

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Lack of Will

Success is determined by the amount of will you have in your life. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” This morning I awoke to discover that the project I had intended to spend the next few […]

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No Expectation

The greatest gift ever given came from a heart of pure unselfishness. There was no expectation of return. No thank you or appreciation was necessary. The gift was simply given. A woman that gives birth to a child offers that gift of life without expectation of return. There is no way to know what the […]

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Seeing Past the Dollar Signs

The job came at the perfect time. It might not pay as much as I normally asked, but at least it was paying. I reviewed the request, the length of the project and quickly replied yes. My email included some clarifications and a few questions. His reply included a shocking timeline, but I was willing […]

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Beyond Normal

“You’re not normal.” The anesthetist had known me all of twenty minutes and this is what she had to say. When my regular doctor joined the party, I told him what the she had said. “Oh, I could have told them that,” was his sympathetic reply. All of this was going on in the delivery […]

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Trust Agents Review

Friday, I had the opportunity to write a review of Trust Agents over at Author Haven. This book ranks up at the top of my must read list. I would even put it in the category with Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude AND Tough Times Never Last but Tough People Do – two books […]

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Something is About to Break

Things have been moving along these last few weeks. In the last couple of days the momentum has started to pick up. Now would be an easy time to sit back and enjoy, but when things start moving it is important to keep the action going so that you continue to move forward. Big Happenings […]

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Would YOU Buy What You are Selling

Salesmen can be the most annoying animals on the planet – at least those salesman focused on getting their pay day. Successful salesmen know that selling requires two main components: 1. Confidence in the product. 2. A genuine desire to help the customer meet his or her need. Last night I had the blessing of […]

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