I thought it would be a great idea to take a moment to post some great eBay Seller Resources.
Most of the resources listed are free. I’m Scotch-Irish and that means that I’m frugal on one side and downright cheap on the other, so I *love* being able to provide you with free or low cost services and tools. As a former Professor I place a very high value on education and some of the classes that will serve you best are not inexpensive. They’re “scrape it up and git ‘er dun” suggestions that will save you either a steep or expensive learning curve. or both Although I do work with several Affiliate programs I will never recommend a product or service that I can’t rave about. Like really!
When I review or offer anything it’s something I believe in.
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I walk ahead of myself in perpetual expectancy of miracles.
I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
All technique is about one thing: making the actor strong and willing to allow the miraculous to occur.
We live in a world of theophanies. Holiness comes wrapped in the ordinary. There are burning bushes all around you. Every tree is full of angels. Hidden beauty is waiting in every crumb. Life wants to lead you from crumbs to angels, but this can happen only if you are willing to unwrap the ordinary by staying with it long enough to harvest its treasure.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I’m trusting and being myself… everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
A am realistic – I expect miracles.
“To the as-yet-unborn, to all innocent wisps of undifferentiated nothingness: Watch out for life.
I have caught life. I have come down with life. I was a wisp of undifferentiated nothingness, and then a little peephole opened quite suddenly. Light and sound poured in. Voices began to describe me and my surroundings. Nothing they said could be appealed. They said I was a boy named Rudolph Waltz, and that was that. They said the year was 1932, and that was that. They said I was in Midland City, Ohio, and that was that.
They never shut up. Year after year they piled detail upon detail. They do it still. You know what they say now? They say the year is 1982, and that I am fifty years old.
Blah blah blah.”
“Dead Eye Dick” by Kurt Vonnegut
For identity to play such an important part of the lives we design – or living like”nothing they said could be appealed” – I’ve become very attached to finding my hair identity. I’ve had a box of Splat’s “Lusty Lavender” under my sink for over 5 years and pine to try it every time I open the cabinet door.
What’s held me back? My own idea that it would be unprofessional to express myself outrageously with a vividly unnatural hair color. So I’ve fantisized about Ombre, highlights and bangs and playing with hairstyles that would allow a more natural color to fall over the outrageous color to hide it.
Vain? Shallow? Just plain silly? Maybe. But oddly, the less I felt like I could have it the more I wanted it. All right, not so oddly – that’s just the way we humans seem to work, but its led me to be very creative in trying out different hair colors. Since my hair pulls a very brassy color, I’ve had to wear some dooseys. Whoosh. I’m going to rummage around my hard drive and see if I can find some of the more entertaining ones, so be sure and stay tuned, but in the meantime here I am. I’m pondering Who am I? What would fully express who I am? and How do I make it work in my life?
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There are lessons to be learned in every place. The mark of spiritual mastery is the ability to remember God wherever we go, and through whatever we experience.
No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it.
Only one person in a hundred will dedicate themselves to achieve true mastery.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence of but in the mastery of his passions.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control – these three alone lead life to sovereign power.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Our weaknesses are divine gifts that when embraced will enable us to make our purposeful contribution to the whole, which is why we incarnated in the first place.
One of the most important global beliefs that you and I can adopt is a belief that in order to succeed and be happy, we’ve got to be constantly improving the quality of our lives, constantly growing and expanding.
The search for truth is in one way hard and in another way easy, for it is evident that no one can master it fully or miss it wholly. But each adds a little to our knowledge of nature, and from all the facts assembled there arises a certain grandeur.
Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold H. Glasow
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