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Words of Wisdom: Go Big or Die!

16″Go gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me; neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. My maids and I will fast likewise. And so I will go to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish.” -Esther 4:16 I know we’ve […]

Words of Wisdom: Proof of Life

A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men. -Proverbs 18:16  For most people, it’s not every day they get to watch a friend’s dreams come true. For me, it is a pleasure to see because God has allowed my dreams to come true. One such friend in college, Karen, always wanted to be in media, […]

Personal Development Apps

We all know that personal development encompasses not only shifting the way we think but also shifting the way we take care of our bodies, finances, emotions, relationships and our spiritual relationship.  Fortunately for us today, we live in an app-centered world and our smartphones and tablets to help us in making these shifts.  The […]

The Launch of Charlotte3 Branch!

Branch Name: Charlotte 3 Gathering Date: April 2016   One of my close friends in the DC area was a member of the DMV1 original Whine & Cheese branch. She always spoke so highly of the group and that stuck with me.  I longed  to create and facilitate a connection with women similar to her […]

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Who among us wants to pay the IRS more taxes than we have to?¹ While few may raise their hands, Americans regularly overpay because they fail to take tax deductions for which they are eligible. Let’s take a quick look at the six most overlooked opportunities to manage your tax bill. Reinvested Dividends: When your […]

Are You Resource-full?

My pastor is teaching a series on godly stewardship. As part of his teaching, he talked about resources and our need to exercise stewardship over our resources. So he asked the question, “What are your resources?” He told us to write them down. I wrote communication skills, computer skills, patience, and administrative skills. As we […]

Words of Wisdom: God Knows the Real Deal

7Wisdom is the principal thing; Therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding. -Proverbs 4:7 Many people have heard this statement over the years. But last week, God gave me a demonstration. Have you ever had a conversation but were perplexed about the reason? Were you ever asked to do something that didn’t […]

Joy Empowers

Why mope around with a scowl on your face and a sluggish spirit when you can choose instead to be joyful? Don’t strain to see through a murky window of despair when you can gaze out from a crystal clear perspective of joy. Though difficulties may hound you, there’s no reason to add to them. […]

Love You!

It’s February and everyone’s thoughts are turned to love – love smothered in hearts, chocolates, stuffed teddy bears and diamonds. There are several definitions of love in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and I found this one particularly significant: “unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of others”. I’m going to tweak that definition and change […]