Uncategorized Faith Over Fear – Part 1

Faith Over Fear – Part 1

Being wise is good…but trusting God is better! In 2013, I was driving a ‘98 baby blue 2-door Ford Explorer that I bought used in 2000 for $14k. The engine was solid but everything else on it was rachet including my drivers seat which would not stay upright on its own. I kept the rear …

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Uncategorized Looking Back to Find the Way Forward

Looking Back to Find the Way Forward

Ran across a post on LinkedIn today – click the photo to view the entire post: There’s power in being connected to history. I’m sure the people of history who lived through previous pandemics, civil wars, world wars, the Great Depression, and other like traumatic events also experienced fatigue and desperately wished for things to …

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Wellness New Brand Alert – Fat Girl Fit

New Brand Alert – Fat Girl Fit

Hey Y’all! So…I’m back on my fitness hustle. While I was in Dallas for my birthday last month I purchased a pair of leggings with the pockets in the side. I’d been wanting to get a pair and looked at Fabletics but they make you get a subscription and I’ve been told they make it …

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Food Pizza Palooza

Pizza Palooza

One of my favorite new things to make is pizza! When buying store pizza I can never get what I want which is Pepperoni + Vegetables + thin crust. I can get just pepperoni or just cheese or just vegetables but not the magic combination I like. Definitely not thin crust. I was in Sprouts …

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Faith Faith & Works

Faith & Works

(14) What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? (15) Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. (16) If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about …

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Faith In the Fullness of Time

In the Fullness of Time

(Long post alert) Two days ago I was blessed to pay off $32k in credit card debt, plus the last $3200 I owed on my auto loan. #WhewChile I had no idea on New Years’ Day that I would be in a position to do this. I had been praying about it and working on …

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Career A Theory for Work

A Theory for Work

I started a new position at work. It’s been a new experience for me because the VP took a liking to me because of a proposal I wrote and he has been trying to get me over in his area for two years. I’ve been at this company over 20 years and consider myself one …

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Keto Journey to Keto

Journey to Keto

I’ve been working from home since March of this year and I LOVE it! I’ve been cooking more and tackling some projects around the house that I put off for far too long. For me the difference has been being home already. When I had to leave the house for work time was spent prepare …

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Faith Tackle The Hun

Tackle The Hun

Jesus life testifies to us that seeing the Will of God done in our life requires that we endure some hard things.  “Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.” – 2 Timothy 2:3 KJV I believe the Lord is saying to me that 2020 is my Year of tackling my HUNs. …

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Faith The Remembering Story

The Remembering Story

One idea/thought that I’m coming into 2020 armed with is knowing that our God is one who remembers, then moves – always. God always remembers and He always moves into our lives with the power to make an everlasting impact. This phrasing is borrowed from Dr. Larry Crabb who describes God like this in his …

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Startup Life My Creative Business Journey

My Creative Business Journey

Today and I want to talk business. Specifically about my creative business Olivia + Ruby and the footprint I want it to leave and the impact that I want it to have in the world going forward. To do this I first need to talk about how I got here. I launched O+R in 2015 …

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Startup Life Streamlining The Vision

Streamlining The Vision

Yep….I’m one of those!  One of those people who have waaay more ideas than I have time or money to really do but I keep trying to do them all anyway. Yes, I know the first piece of advice any mentor, coach, or consultant would tell me is to focus on one thing. Honestly….I’ve tried …

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