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Rachel St. John-Gilbert

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Born
in Dallas, TX, The United States
Influences
Stephen R. Covey, Richard Carlson, Dr. Dan Baker, Eugene Peterson's "T ...more

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July 2012

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Some reviewers say the book could be a "game changer"--helping women reconsider how they make choices that shape the quality of their lives.

Here's a snippet from a professional review:
"I highly recommend this creative, easy-read book to women who feel pressured (trapped) in any area of life."-- Jolane Shaffer (Aug. 2012 CBA Retailer Magazine):

This is "the" industry magazine that makes recommendations for Christian booksellers (The Christian Booksellers Association).


TIDBITS ABOUT ME:

1) My first writing assignment was for Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

2) I've been a freelance writer for 15 years, having contributed stories
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I've been contemplating how much easier it is to be a critic and make someone else feel small, than it is to be a cheerleader and encourage someone to stand tall (even if they're not doing it perfectly--or to our standards).

I love this quote below that I read was attributed to...


SETH GODIN:

If you're hyper-aware of what others are thinking, if you're looking for criticism, the unhappy audience m... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.53 · 138 ratings · 21 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
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A thirty-something vegan and her home-cookin' mom venture further out from the kitchen, (as writers of We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook) and dabble in wellness territory with their new book: NOURISHED.

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“Taking the high road is hard work-- walking uphill requires strength and effort. Anyone can take the low road--walking downhill is easy.”
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“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to...failure.”
John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward

“Taking the high road is hard work-- walking uphill requires strength and effort. Anyone can take the low road--walking downhill is easy.”
Rachel St. John-Gilbert

“Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
Carl Sandburg




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