The Perils of Copying Artists Work

This is a true story about the perils of copying Artist work and how to be authentic.

Like an Artist’s work, he dressed in bright pastel shirts, and ornate ties with brown or black creased pants brushing polished shoes. Thin silver bracelets swayed and square-ish rings were a signature.

Teaching students the principals of Fine Art was more than a profession.

Mr. Geraue taught you how to be authentic.

I loved the class.

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Profit from Your Suffering

Don’t waste suffering by wallowing in darkness. When you can profit from suffering by focusing on learning life’s lessons in trials and tribulations. – The battle every believer faces.

I prayed to God for guidance a few days ago. Was confused about the direction to go with writing the Memoir and relinquished control over to Him. I wasn’t expecting a fast response nor ready for His answer.

While listening to “Profiting from Suffering” by Dr. Charles Stanley on InTouch Ministries (my favorite), His answer was clear.

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Being Grateful in Times of Hardship

A while back, I was talking with my baby sister about past memories of abuse. She became worried and expressed concern about me being so negative all the time.

I thought, she doesn’t understand. I’m in the process of writing a Memoir, and recalling past memories of abuse is essential.

It’s an emotional outpouring and slow process that takes time. And remembering painful memories of abuse will make you a bit down at times.

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