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When the going gets tough, you keep your head up and keep going!

There have been so many people who have lost their jobs, with losing their jobs, they have lost their homes, their cars and so many other things that they have worked hard for. Losing everything is hard to accept and at times some are not able to move on because they become depressed about the situation and feel that there is no hope. I know that this may seem easier said than done, but moving on is needed. I have said often times in the past that God allows one door to close for another one to open and with every experience there is a lesson learned. We learn about ourselves, the situation and what we are capable of. When I made the decision to start my own business, I knew that it would take a lot of work, patience and understanding of myself and others. I made this decision to work for myself when I worked for an employer that mandated overtime and gave me hours that took me away from my family. I made the decision that I wanted to have the flexibility and freedom to set my own hours and do something that I love. I also knew that I would not allow the economy to dictate whether or not I was employed and fast forward to 2 years later my vision of being a business owner is becoming a reality. Yes the road to get here was tough and there were times when I did not think I could keep going, but my faith in God and determination would not let me give up, when the going got tough, I kept going! So I say all of that to say when things go wrong as they sometimes will and the road you're trudging seems all up hill, when funds are low and debts are high, and you want to smile but you have to sigh. When care is pressing you down a bit, rest if you must but DON'T QUIT! 

Until next time,

Peace and Blessings!


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