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Power Tool Gifts for Women Who Love to DIT (Do It Themselves)

Women, too, want the gift of power tools! These ideas are for women who love to DIT (Do It Themselves) with their own power tools – or who need to hear “You Go, Girl” in practical ways. Here’s a quip to write in the card, if you’re buying a power tool for a woman who owns her own home: “There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.”  ~ Kenny Guinn. An unavoidable part of owning a home

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How to Get Money to Start Your Business – Suze Orman

Are you an entrepreneur at heart who is ready to leap into self-employment? There are several ways to get money to start your own business – especially if you’re a female entrepreneur who believes in herself! Here’s financial and life inspiration from Suze Orman: “In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm.” You need courage to be an entrepreneur – and you need

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How to Find a Church After Being Hurt by Church Leaders

These seven tips on how to find a new church are inspired by a forest parable, and based on my experience being hurt by the church leaders. We’re searching for a new home church in Vancouver because of a few negative experiences in our previous church.

12 Gifts for People Who Love to Travel

These gifts for people who travel range from practical to sentimental, but focus mainly on practical. Finding the right gift for your traveling friends or family members depends on where they're going, how long they'll be away, and how they feel about the trip.

17 Gift Ideas for Women After Mastectomy Surgery

These gift ideas after a single or double mastectomy will help breast cancer patients heal. The gift tips are based on an oncologist’s instructions for post-mastectomy healing. First, though, I want to introduce you to Catherine Madden, who bravely shares the gift she gave herself after a double mastectomy...a tattoo over her "missing" breasts!

Sister Gift Ideas

You'll find the perfect gift ideas for a sister here - the most important thing is give her something that suits her personality and lifestyle. This list of gifts will help you figure out what your sister likes, so you can feel good about what you're giving her.

Life Lessons From Lung Cancer

Ken Wheatley, the co-director for the lung cancer alliance for California, describes the lessons he learned after losing his wife to lung cancer.

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs – Signs and Treatments

It’s painful to see your dog suffer from joint pain. These signs and treatments of hip dysplasia in dogs - inspired by The Parable of the German Shepherd - will help you recognize and treat your dog’s joint pain.