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When You Doubt What You Believe

How you cope with doubtful thoughts and feelings affects your whole future – not to mention your present experience! What do you do when doubt fills your mind and overwhelms your emotions? Your ability to move through doubt determines whether you fail or succeed. Doubting is normal, no matter what you believe in or how […]

When You Doubt What You Believe

Reviving Your Heart With Hannah – Growing Forward

Reviving Your Heart With Hannah – Growing Forward

Coping with infertility is one of the most painful struggles in life. My husband and I are childless; we discovered we couldn’t have kids a few years after we married. It took a long time for me to fully accept the fact that I’ll never have a child. It hurts, and sometimes I still feel […]


Blossoming With Martha and Mary – Growing Forward

They blossomed into who God created them to be, our Biblical sisters Martha and Mary of Bethany. Jesus didn’t force them to become who they weren’t. He accepted these women for who they were, and encouraged them to grow into their personalities, gifts, abilities, preferences. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? In Best Jobs […]

Blossoming With Martha and Mary – Growing Forward

Uprooting With Naomi Growing Forward She Blossoms

Uprooting With Naomi – Growing Forward 

I have to confess that Naomi wasn’t my favorite biblical woman to write about in Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back. I struggled with so much sadness and grief when writing about her life! Not because of Naomi herself – though she was so bitter she actually renamed herself Mara (a Hebrew word for […]


How to Figure Out What God Wants You to Do 

What job does God want you to take? Where does He want you to go in your career, and for how long? Here’s how to figure out what God wants you to do with your life; these five  “Blossom Tips” are focused on career and job decisions, but can be applied to all of life’s […]

How to Figure Out What God Wants You to Do

5 Smart Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Not Having Enough Money

5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Not Having Enough Money

Financial fears are the scariest fears for many of us – and the most difficult to overcome. The roots of money fear extend back to our childhood, sometimes beyond our ability to even remember why we’re so scared of not having enough money. “Financial considerations are a big thing,” says a reader on our She […]


How to Trust Your Intuition When Dealing With Toxic Coworkers

You may be setting yourself up for more — and worse — work problems if you don’t learn how to trust your intuition when you’re dealing with toxic coworkers. These five Blossom Tips won’t miraculously make your job the happiest place on earth (even if you actually do work at Disneyland), but they can change […]

How to Trust Your Intuition When Dealing With Toxic Coworkers

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6 Practical Ways to Find God’s Call on Your Life

You were created for a purpose and God has a plan for your life…but what is it? These tips for finding what God has called you to do are inspired by a “She Blossoms” reader called Kelly. He wants to discern God’s call on his life, and asked what was helpful for me. “I found […]


25 Odd Jobs and Hobbies That Make Money in Creative Ways

These “odd jobs” and hobbies are also the most unusual careers and creative ways to make money. Why drag yourself to to work every day when you can be enchanted by your job? In How to Start a Life History Writing Business, I describe how I turned my writing hobby into an actual career. Writing […]

Unusual Jobs Creative Ways to Make Money

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Help Finding Part Time Jobs for Seniors and Retirees

Whether you’re searching for work because you need money or social interaction, here’s what you need to know about finding part time jobs for seniors and retirees. I was compelled to compile this list of job opportunities for a retired reader, who said… “I’ve always dreamed of being a writer, and getting published in national magazines and newspapers,” […]