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When One Door Closes

When One Door Closes Another One Opens You’ve heard that expression right?  Do you believe it?  Sometimes it’s hard to swallow, but I believe it’s true.  Closing or closed doors may seem like the end of the world.  But do you really believe that you’ll live to see the end …

Reflecting On Words That Have the Power to Transform

The Power of Transformative Words Reflecting on Transformative Words Words have the tremendous power to influence how we communicate, how we view ourselves, how we view the world, and how we move forward in life. We may use the same words every day, but we often lose sight of their …

Feeling Like A Proud Blog Momma

Congrats to New Blogger Aimee Lanier Camper My how time flies.  About 3 years ago I met Aimee Lanier.  She was a Neighborhood Association President and so was I for our respective neighborhoods in the same city.  She and I really connected well on several levels (besides our community activism). …

Book Reviewers Needed

Book Reviewers Needed for Upcoming Book Renew Refresh Reset Your Life is looking for a limited number of book reviewers to review an upcoming book of original quotes, affirmations, and insights.  Your feedback matters and the added bonus is that you’ll get to check out the book before the rest …

Order Signed Copy of I Am Woman Book

The Truth Shall Set Us Free:  The I Am Woman Book ORDER YOUR SIGNED COPY HERE “I Am Woman: 21 Triumphant Women Sharing Their Journey to Embracing Truth and Their Authentic Self” is a collaboration of 21 courageous women who share their true life stories from pain, brokenness, betrayal, abuse …

Periscope

My First Periscope Glitches and All

My First Periscope Broadcast Well I did it.  On Monday December 7, 2015, I did my first Periscope broadcast.  Yes there were a few glitches but I buckled down and rolled with them.  I learning not to have shame in my game and to accept that “stuff” happens. During the …

Inspiration Comes From Action

Want to Be Inspired? I just love when God gives me these awesome nuggets.  As I was sitting around the other day wondering where my motivation had gone he gave me this:  “Inspiration comes from actions that you take.”  Boom!  There it was the obvious answer to my lack of …

So What’s Your Story?

Everybody Has a Story So What’s Yours? One thing that we all have in common is that we have a story to tell.  Although my story is about me, it’s also about what we have in common that might bring us together.  It is about sharing your story in hopes that …

Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone

The Ever Present Comfort Zone In the comments section of a blog post that I read the other day, someone mentioned that they had stepped out of their comfort zone.  Immediately a blog post started circulating in my head and this is the result. The term “comfort zone” is a situation …

I Am a Woman of Vision

To Visionary Women Everywhere It is my best recollection that I have been a Woman of Vision since the early to mid-90’s.  Let me be clear, these visions are not of my own doing.  Oh no, far from it.  Anytime I get an idea in my head that comes along …

A Work in Progress

We’re a Work in Progress Much like the Renew Refresh Reset Your Life blog, people are a work In Progress.  It’s not always easy to come up with new content to post here and keep the creative juices flowing.  So is true with our own lives. We may find ourselves …

It’s Always Something: Doubt. Fear. Life Interuppted.

Roseanne Rosannadanna In the days when I used to watch Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner’s character would always crack me up.  I always looked forward to her sketches. Many of you will remember her famous line “it’s always something.” No matter how many times I heard her utter those words, it …

Where Does Inspiration Come From?

What’s Your Source of Inspiration? The source of inspiration is not limited to feel good origins.  The funny thing about inspiration is that it can come from anyplace, good or bad.  Experiences or mental states can represent bad places and yet, they can inspire actions that are meant for good. …

Sharing Your Gift – As Is

Share Your Gift – As Is by Guest Writer Aimee Lanier This morning my Pastor discussed the importance of using our gifts to reach people, to lead others to Christ, and to prosper the church. This led me to think about how often we keep a gift to ourselves out …

The Source of My Strength

Recognizing the Source of My Strength One of my co-workers is always saying that I have so much energy.  I don’t always recognize that because I just do what I do without ever thinking about it. But then when she mentions it, I do kind of seem like the Eveready Energizer Bunny (that …