Playing in the Grit & Grind of Life!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / September 6, 2019 / 2 Comments

Playing in the Grit ‘n’ Grind of Life. . .  Last week I wrote about “persistence, perseverance and patience. I called them the triumphant threesome. “Triumphant” because together they are the substance of what brings about success in any life venture!  My youngest biological granddaughter’s journey from Ms. to Dr. is the example I used…

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Persistence, the Daughter of Success!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 30, 2019 / 2 Comments

Persistence, the Daughter of Success! Each week I get a great e-letter from Rob Hatch, partner with Chris Brogan at Owner Media. This week was exceptional and got me to thinking about the importance of persistence and perseverance in achieving what we are most passionate about. Whether the passion is personal, professional or spiritual. Rob…

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I Hate the Thought, When Only A Cliche’ Will do!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

I Hate the Thought, I hate the thought behind a common cliche’ we use when describing how to accomplish HUGE important tasks. You know, the one about eating an elephant! I get the context; but the vision of doing so is repugnant. It’s certainly true that one accomplishes elephant-sized projects by chipping away at them…

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A Change of Seasons. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

A Change of Seasons. . . It’s really not a change of season as much as a change of mood and focus. I speak of having taken the month of July off from blogging. It would be great to report that the time off was consumed by a vacation at the beach, long sauntering walks…

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Words Define Life and Relationships!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 28, 2019 / 2 Comments

A History Lesson. . .  Some years ago while driving from Indianapolis to Columbus, Ohio for my cousin’s wake; the Lord kept me busy learning about “words”! Not so much words per se; but the importance of words and how we use them.  Scripture says that the power of life and death is in the…

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Sittin’ On The Horns. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 31, 2019 / 4 Comments

Painting the picture! Nearly a year ago, an organization I helped to start in my home area took on a strange complexion. New leadership who had taken over from me when I served a “pro-tem” position turned nasty and ugly. Suddenly, I was the villian from whom stuff needed to be hidden. A secret meeting…

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From the AWI Treasury ~ Ministry: Professional or Lifestyle?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 24, 2019 / 2 Comments

May, the perfect whirlwind month! Graduations, weddings, major holiday celebrating mothers & remembering our war dead as well as loved ones gone before us. You name it and the month of May seems to have it contained within. However, those of us who must manage the “contained within” rarely feel as if we have the…

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For Better or Worse!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 17, 2019 / 4 Comments

For Better or Worse. . . This past week I read a fascinating article in the San Diego Union-Tribune about the amazing rehabilitation of hatemongers, i.e. skinheads, neo-nazi’s and Ku Klux Klan members. It is the impetus for this post because it relates the one thing in common for us all. “Community, Cause & Identity”!…

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From Whole Cloth. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 10, 2019 / 4 Comments

An Overriding Thought! Have you ever had one thought that just keeps running around your brain and won’t quit? That’s what I had a week ago during our highly successful Affiliated Women’s COFFEE in the NEIGHBORHOOD Spring women’s conference workshop. The event is called “BOLD WOMEN of FAITH” and the May 2 event was the…

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Reflections of a ‘Vintage Woman’!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 12, 2019 / 6 Comments

How I Got Here. . . This past Monday, friend Harold had to have some lab work done. As usual, there was a short wait. Being the antsy woman I can sometimes be, I picked up a copy of Entrepreneur magazine with Jonathan and Drew Scott on the cover. If you watch the HGTV channel,…

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