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Teresa is one of six kids in a blended family. She loves the fact she has gained great understanding of those life dynamics, but loves her many siblings, nieces, and nephews even more. She has been married to Mike for over 30 years and has raised two amazing daughters. She is also “Grammie” to three grandsons and is learning how fun little boys are.

She graduated from Lee University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Christian Studies with emphases in leadership and education. Successfully mixing the world of husband’s entrepreneurial spirit with her own interests, she has worked at The Gideons International since 2001. Teresa loves volunteering for various relief organizations, reading fiction, nonfiction, biographies, and writing.

This Is Why You Need LinkedIn and How You Can Get Started

LinkedIn stands out among social media sites. It’s a place where professionals connect, employers seek potential new employees, and where men and women can

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10 Simple and Unexpected Ways You Can Save Money

Money is always a sensitive topic, whether you think you have enough or too little. (By the way, few people think they have enough;

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Why It’s Important to Be Involved in a Local Church and How to Pick One

Sunday morning comes around and the temptation to sleep in is strong! But then, you consider the importance of your spiritual life. Like sleeping

5 Life Lessons I Gained From My Job In Retail

My first job out of high school was working for a discount department store. Being my first “real” job (other than babysitting), it was

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5 Ways to Cut Your Monthly Bills

I recently made the decision to begin searching for a van to purchase. With a growing family, my small SUV wasn’t working so well!

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How-to-Participate-in-the-Tim-Tebow-Foundation's-Night-to-Shine

You no doubt know that there are many, many worthy causes to which you could donate your money and your time. Throughout your community

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You-Are-the-Biggest-Influence-on-Your-Child’s-Faith

Having a newborn in your home is a marvelous thing. To look into that tiny face and realize that you have been given this

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Hernaan-Remember-This-When-You-Take-Your-Marriage-For-Granted

Author Lewis Smedes wrote, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Yet forgiveness is one of

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20-things-to-avoid-saying-in-an-interview

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, intense, stressful, and, well, downright funny. Whether you're heading into your first interview or you've done this before, always

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10 Ways to Be a Great Boss and How to Manage Your Team

Congratulations! You finally made it! After all your hard work you have been awarded the opportunity to be a manager of other people, a

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13-Holiday-Safety-Tips-to-Help-Ensure-It’s-Merry

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Multi-colored lights, silver bells, gold ornaments, red noses, and bright, shiny new stuff everywhere. And the

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Childrens-Books-That-Your-Child-Will-Treasure-Now-and-Later

One of my happiest early memories is of reading with my mother. She didn’t send me to kindergarten, but instead taught me to read

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Sometimes we get mixed messages. On the one hand, we are told to prepare for the future. On another, wisdom says not to worry about

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It’s all over media these days…we have, apparently, reached the limits of civility. The end. No one knows how to be kind, graceful, or

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Have a Problem at Work? Go Direct and Talk About It!

We have a “Go Direct” principle at my office. Here’s what that means: if you have an issue with someone, go directly to that

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How-to-Get-Your-Dream-Job

Do you want to be taken seriously for a ontributor areer as an up-and-coming professional? Maybe you’ve just graduated college or are entering the workforce

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Dear Parents of Millennials It's Time to Stop It

Sweet, sweet parents of the millennial generation … those precious little snowflakes born around 1980-2000, give or take a year or two. As the

Grocery-Shopping-101-For-Your-College-Kid

Your daughter is so ready to move into her dorm or apartment and begin college life! She has her bedding, room décor, school supplies,

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Do-You-Know-the-Father-Who-Never-Fails-or-Gives-Up

My father was an amazing man. He worked hard on the railroad as a foreman, but still had time for his kids in the

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Teaching-Your-Daughter-How-to-Stand-Out-from-the-Crowd

As our daughters were growing up, my husband and I decided early on that we were willing to make some difficult decisions about parenting.

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Let-Go-of-Perfection-and-You’ll-Make-More-Progress

“Strive for progress, not perfection” has been something of a motto for me over the past year. I spent most of my life trying

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My-Big-'Ole-Beautiful-Blended-Family

Once upon a time, a lady met this fellow. She had three kids (two girls and a boy). He had three kids (two boys

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