From the AWI Treasury ~ Ministry: Professional or Lifestyle?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 24, 2019 /

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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Called By Name ~ An Easter Story!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 16, 2017 /

Called By Name. . . Some years ago, a major aspect of the Easter story came to me in a burst of revelation that shook me to my core. A positive ‘shock’ I might add! After years of life and celebrations of Resurrection Sunday, a profoundly important aspect of the story burst upon the scene…

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"More On BOLD!" ~ A Woman's Thursday Thoughts!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 10, 2016 /

Yesterday I briefly talked about being “bold”. I suggested that true boldness – the kind that doesn’t back down whether or no – may come once in a lifetime for many of us. When I shared the post with our Facebook group (The Neighborhood), a member and friend asked the following question:  “Why only once?” Interesting…

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"Once In A Lifetime!" ~ A Woman's Wednesday Wisdom!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 9, 2016 /

Usually not more than once in a lifetime, are we given the inspiration to be bold!  But I say to you that only once in a lifetime we are provided the energy and fearless intent to be BOLD!  For me that time has come! While there have been opportunities in the past when boldness seemed easy to maneuver…

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"It Ain't Free, Baby!" – Women and Micro-Business

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 11, 2015 /

Money’s a strange thing. We all want it – some more than others. Yet those of us raised in a Christian family may have been taught it’s the “root of all evil”. Thus we grow up with a skewed concept of money and develop a love/hate relationship with it! But many women, from a religious tradition…

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Becoming a Woman of BOLD Confidence….Celebrating the Journey!

By Jana Denninger / June 5, 2015 /

I’ve never so excited about a blog series like this one!  Why do I say that?  Because I believe we are the cusp of some amazing things about to transpire here at NEIGHBORHOOD BOUTIQUES and, at the same time, I’m experiencing a powerful breakthrough in my own personal life and business as well. If that’s…

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For the Love of God ~ Women's Sunday Series

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 15, 2015 /

We’ve just celebrated Valentine’s Day! The floral and greeting card companies thank you for adding to their bottom line. It seems that at some point in the past, society decided we needed to set aside one day a year to celebrate LOVE. As if we can forsake it the other 364 days. I’m being a…

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The Privilege of Prayer ~ Women's Sunday Series!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 8, 2015 /

When we come to know the Lord and by virtue of same, His Father and ours; we enter into the privilege of communication. Actually more than communication – we enter into a conversation. Not just any conversation, but one with Him Who holds the reins of all that is! We have the privilege for no…

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The WOMEN'S Neighborhood ~ Defined or Defining? A Few Tips

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 19, 2015 /

Life experiences, whether personal, professional or both, have a way of turning our attention inward in order to make sense of what has happened. Stops us in our tracks and certainly gets our attention! Such is the case for me right now and the “right now” is linked to an experience that occurred 38+ years ago.…

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Women, Life & Business ~ Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / October 2, 2014 /

My passion is to see women become all they are designed to be – personally and professionally. I write, teach, mentor and coach with that passion in mind. As an author and prolific blogger, I reach out to women in all walks of life, especially women of faith to empower and equip them for greatness.…

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