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Doubting Yet Still Craving Change?

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I believe that walking through life presents itself with obstacles—some “happen” to us and other obstacles we set up (unknowingly) for ourselves. And when we receive the “grace of God” to forgive ourselves for being less than perfect, our faith begins a journey of its own. Our faith must grow spiritually and develop just as…

To The Ladies of the Class of 2019

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First of all, congratulations! Second of all, you still have so much to learn. I am 12 years removed from my high school education. When I tossed my square cap in the air and donned that wonderful white potato sack they call a graduation gown, I thought I was so grown. I took only a…

Why We Need Women in Tech

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While the conversation about women in tech is by no means new, it is still an important topic because relatively little progress has been made. Women still only hold 20 percent of the jobs in the tech sector, which is a staggering statistic considering the fact that women are graduating with STEM degrees in record…

Six Tips for Office Workers to Have a Healthier Day

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Working at a desk means staying out of the frigid winter elements—at least for the most part. But that doesn’t mean office work doesn’t come with its share of health risks. The detrimental health effects of sitting at a desk all day encompass the biggest risk, but that daily donut or sugary latte and dry…

Warning, Possible Side Effects

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I am both challenged and encouraged about the dreams—the goals God has placed in my life! What about you? What are you most excited about? I’m full of questions for you! Here’s a good one: Do you want to know the secret to living a longer healthier life? I have the answer! Live! Live life…

5 Things You Need for a Better Life as a Freelancer

5 Things You Need for a Better Life as a Freelancer-Chispa Magazine

Living as a freelancer is a dream for many, but it is a dream that may not suit everyone. While life as a freelancer may seem relaxing and fun from the outside, there are plenty of challenges to overcome along the way. You are basically in charge of your entire professional life, and every decision…

Turn Your Love Affair with Beauty into a Career

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There should be no shame in admitting your passion for beauty. What is pleasing to the eye is exactly that, a pleasure, and no one should feel deny themselves their pleasures. Working in the beautification industry gives you an opportunity to express your artistic talents and create a business for yourself while doing it. Having…

Tips on Job Hunting While Pregnant

Tips on Job Hunting While Pregnant-Chispa Magazine

Looking for a job can be a stressful process. When you’re pregnant and job searching, that stress can be even greater. The last thing you may want to think about when growing a human is finding new employment, but that’s sometimes how life goes. To make the process easier, it’s important to go into your…