Ask For It - Janet Hagerman

Ask For It

Christmas morning had arrived and there it was – the Kodak Brownie camera I had longed for as a little girl. The only problem was that my sister had opened it. The camera was...
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The Resolution Of A Lifetime

An Unanswered Prayer After graduating from Marquette University in 2007, the job market was obsolete. I remember sending my portfolio, resume, and cover letter to over 100 businesses upon graduation, with no avail. As I...
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Perspective

The air was brisk and the climb was steep. They are experienced hikers, and welcomed the opportunity to drink in the sights and sounds of nature, burning a few extra holiday calories, to boot....

The Power Behind Your Calling

I was raised as a preacher’s kid in a growing area of Columbus, Ohio. Being the oldest of four, I quickly learned to take the lead. It also helped that our home was a...

The Tradition of Gratitude

As we wind up a year of unprecedented uncertainty, I’ve clung to the comfort found in tradition. Tradition brings us together, albeit this year virtually, and nothing brings us together like expressed gratitude. In light...

Live Out Loud

“Live out loud!” is a popular saying thrown around like verbal confetti. But what exactly does it mean? According to pop culture, it means living your life with sass, spice, and flare. Urban dictionary...

The Beauty of Broken

Friends were coming for dinner. I enjoy entertaining so I went about my preparations, humming as I went along. The afternoon flowed smoothly, but anyone who has entertained knows the last few moments before...

Faith Filled Friday: Machell Hudson

On this special Faith Filled Friday Anne is joined by Machell Hudson.  They discuss how they have taken this time of the pandemic to reflect on faith and life's direction. Watch now!

No Bruises:  Recognizing Emotional Abuse 

He will search and find this blog because, after all this time, he still stalks me. He'll call and email the publisher, comment on the thread, and lose his mind trying to clear his...

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