Thought-spirations {nine five}

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Thought Provoking

Head to the Bookstore – Annie F. Downs
As we’re gearing up for the “Let’s All Be Brave” book study, starting Sept. 21st, so I’m totally in love with this idea!  Annie (the author of LABB) shared a cute idea of how to stay connected with all of the readers from this incredible book. I may have to run over to Books-a-Million on my lunch hour and do my part!Bandwagons, Essential Oils & Connecting with God – Life Could Be a Dream
The essential oil bandwagon isn’t anything new, but it’s definitely something that I’ve considered jumping on, though I still have my reservations that are holding me back.  I still have a lot of research to do before I start throwing money at some doTerra consultants, but I really enjoyed reading about Jana’s approach to using oils and carrying for her own earthly vessel.

The truth behind Blogging

6 Tips for Growing Your Twitter Community – Life Could be a Dream
Have you ever wondered just how this whole Twitter thing works?  With hashtags and only 140 characters, it takes a bit of creativity to get yourself going.  But then when it comes to building a community – uh, what?  No worries, Jana over at Life Could Be A Dream has some great tips.The How Behind the Blog – Bible, Beer and Babies
Life as a blogger may look glamorous at times.  I mean we get to write out our feelings and get paid for it, right?  Not always the case.  Vanessa shares the things you see and don’t see.  And she’s pretty honest about what bloggers actually face, even though our selfies and pictures of pretty products don’t look as dismal as we often feel.

August “Earnings” – A Harvest of Blessings
Chantel is pretty darn brave with her upfront approach to what it really takes to do this blogging thing right.  There’s a lot more dollah-bills going out than coming in most times.  I can attest to that.  July’s earnings for TIV, a whopping, ready for this…$0.12.  That’s right, cents.  Not twelve dollars, twelve cents.  This is real folks. But we hang on, we have hope and we remind ourselves that we’re not in it all for the money!

What you may have missed…

Imperfect Vessel Style:
– Currently {volume nine}
– Framing Faith {review & GIVEAWAY!}
JOIN MY Seasonal Book Study {Starting Sept 21st!}

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  1. Thanks for the suggestions! I really liked Chantel’s post on “earning” and the how to grow your twitter community. Now I’ll have to check out the others 🙂

    1. You’re most welcome, Ursula! These ladies sure know how to write! Glad you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far. Hope you had a great weekend. Be blessed!

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