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Two-Cent Thoughts On Prayers And Loss

Prayers. Tons of prayers. To quote Lisa Simpson, it is indeed “the last refuge of a scoundrel”. They come in all shapes and sizes: for wishes, for thanks, for appeals, for guidance, etc. The only kind that I like is the one for thanks. As...
by The Escritoire on Jan 4, 2016

The Music Of Silence: Why I Find Myself In Being An Introvert

I recharge in silence. I energize in solitude. I am a sentinel of my privacy. Society often misconstrue my kind as shy, riddled with avoidant disorders, and psychologically disturbed with phobias in dealing with people. Yes, as the title says, I am a...
by The Escritoire on Dec 18, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

So.  The new Star Wars movie starting showing to the general public n the coming hours.  Are you going to see it?  I would like to, but I also don’t want to sit in a theatre with 300 other fan boy/girls who feel the need to clap and...
by Breathtaking And Inappropriate on Dec 17, 2015

Sometimes It's OK To Do Your Own Thing

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by Breathtaking And Inappropriate on Aug 11, 2015

Thanks For The Laughs David Letterman

After 33 years, David Letterman signs off for the last time tonight.   During the last month of the show, celebrity after celebrity and friend after friend have been guests on the show and have let him know he will be missed.  I for on...
by Breathtaking And Inappropriate on May 20, 2015

My Semi-Pinterest Kind of Life

As we enter into Month Three of living in this new house, I am hanging my head in shame that I haven’t shared more interior pictures of this house with you guys.  I have guilt, y’all.  But apparently not enough guilt to actually get off my lazy...
by Unskinny Boppy on May 18, 2015

How I Blasted Through Fear

  There’s just so much going on in everyone’s life: school, work, family, friends, boyfriend/girlfriend, social life.. This list can go on forever so we’ll leave it to a mutual understanding between all readers. Bottom line is...

My Hidden Clutter Problem and the Book Giving Me Hope

Have you ever read a book that you didn’t want to end? Of course, you have. But how about a non-fiction book you didn’t want to end? Harder to come by. I just read one that I didn’t want to end—Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secret...
by Teal & Lime on Dec 30, 2014

The Foolish Things We Do

I came across an interesting story the other day while I was reading, and I thought I would share it here. It was written by John Ruskin, a 19th century writer and art critic. It definitely made me think about where I’m really going and whether...
by The Wealth Gospel on Dec 3, 2014

5 Things Every Emotional Shopper Needs to Hear

To all you die-hard Black Friday shoppers (which apparently starts on Thursday now?!), I wish you well. As for me, I will be sleeping in and cuddling with my boys. Note: I originally wrote this post one year ago today, but never published it.  My wo...
by Teal & Lime on Nov 25, 2014

Self Made Millionaire? There is No Such Thing

Earlier this month, Yahoo Finance ran a story about a fellow personal finance blogger named Anton Ivanov. I’ve followed Anton since I started blogging over a year ago and I was often envious of his story, which can be best described by Yahoo&#...
by The Wealth Gospel on Nov 24, 2014

mondays

from pinterestDay 6: I actually love Mondays right now. I say right now because I haven’t always loved them.They are new beginnings, a hope for a better week with grand ambitions. Monday is always my best day for exercising and eating well, my body...
by 320 Sycamore on Oct 6, 2014

5 Things I Refuse to Buy for My Baby

Over the last few days, my wife and I have gotten in on a little baby registry action at Babies R Us and Target. In general, it’s been exciting to whip out the scanner like a six shooter and scan whatever suits my fancy (it’s harder to de...
by The Wealth Gospel on Oct 6, 2014

Goals? Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That

I have a confession to make. I royally suck at setting and reaching goals. Whether it’s related to my blog, my freelance writing, or losing the 50 lbs. I’ve gained since high school (sometimes I think I’m the one that’s preg...
by The Wealth Gospel on Sep 26, 2014

do your thing

We had a church meeting a while back and we decided to do a last-minute potluck for lunch. A friend brought a beautiful huge, gourmet, work-of-art salad that she had made and we all kind of made our light-hearted comments about how what we brought lo...
by 320 Sycamore on Aug 25, 2014

The Value of NOT Doing Things

For decades all the self-help books and all the commencement addresses and all the motivational speakers told us to just go for it because we’re worth it. And so we do. We have internalized our own specialness and thus are looking for ways to show...
by Left with Balls on Jul 22, 2014

In the World but Not of the World

And do not be conformed to this worldRomans 12:2 I came up in the faith at a church that was more fundamental in its beliefs. Absolutely no drinking, secular music, or rated R movies allowed. When I moved to Long Island I ended up at non-denomination...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 21, 2014

In the World but Not of the World

And do not be conformed to this worldRomans 12:2 I came up in the faith at a church that was more fundamental in its beliefs. Absolutely no drinking, secular music, or rated R movies allowed. When I moved to Long Island I ended up at non-denomination...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 21, 2014

Depend on the Lord

It is better to trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in man.Psalm 118:8 AMP I do a lot of pondering while in the car. My job, my church, my family, and most of my friends are at least a 30 minute drive from my apartment. While dri...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 14, 2014

Depend on the Lord

It is better to trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in man.Psalm 118:8 AMP I do a lot of pondering while in the car. My job, my church, my family, and most of my friends are at least a 30 minute drive from my apartment. While dri...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 14, 2014


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