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Book Review: Success Blast

Success Blast: How to Succeed, Triumph, Thrive & Skyrocket to Career & Business Success! Jack Alan Levine Great Hope Publishing, $14.95 Powerful, creative techniques to launch a new career or business or boost an existing one I left the corporate world decades ago—and never looked back—and I’m not interested in building a traditional business. Even [...]

By |2018-11-25T18:54:45+00:00November 25th, 2018|Jacquelyn Lynn, Recommended Reading & Products|0 Comments

Book Review: Ship of Fools

Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution Tucker Carlson Free Press, $28 hardcover Is the United States a ship that’s about to sink? How did the United States get to where it is today—an intensely divided country where people of differing opinions can no longer engage [...]

Does Your House of Worship Need an Armed Guard?

Does your house of worship (church, synagogue, temple, mosque, etc.) need an armed guard to protect members from an active shooter? This excerpt from How to Survive an Active Shooter addresses some of the issues related to protecting houses of worship from possible attacks. It is geared primarily to organizations that do not have the budget [...]

How to Correctly Use Quotation Marks

In this Grammar Tip, we’re going to talk about the punctuation known as quotation marks. One of my pet peeves as a reader is seeing quotation marks used incorrectly. When that happens, it can be confusing and sometimes completely change the meaning of the words. First, this may seem obvious, but let’s mention it anyway. [...]

By |2018-10-10T11:33:21+00:00September 29th, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

How to Use Apostrophes Correctly

  An apostrophe is that punctuation mark that looks like a comma but it’s at the top of the line, not the bottom. The apostrophe has two purposes: To show possession. To replace missing letters in a word. When you use apostrophes to indicate missing letters, it’s usually in a contraction. In the context of [...]

By |2018-09-16T19:39:32+00:00September 16th, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

The Path to Forgiveness

And if the same person sins against you seven times a day, and turns back to you seven times and says, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive.” Luke 17:4 (NRSV) Jacquelyn Lynn speaks about forgiveness in a sermon at Tuskawilla Presbyterian Church. Below are highlights from her message. You must forgive. Jesus is abundantly clear. When [...]

By |2018-08-10T15:07:35+00:00August 9th, 2018|Inspiration, Jacquelyn Lynn, Videos|0 Comments

The Difference Between Your and You’re

You learned in elementary school that homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings. Homophones are a type of homonym. They’re words that sound alike but have different meanings and different spellings. In this Grammar Tip, we’re going to talk about one of the most commonly misspelled and consequently misused set of homophones: [...]

By |2018-07-07T15:51:18+00:00July 7th, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

There, They’re, Their

In this Grammar Tip, I want to talk about one of the most common word usage mistakes that can completely change the meaning of a sentence, drive readers crazy and reflect poorly on you. And I’ll give you some tips so you’ll never make this mistake again. You may remember from elementary school that homonyms [...]

By |2018-06-30T15:03:26+00:00June 30th, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

The Difference Between Its and It’s

In this Grammar Tip, we’re going showcase two words that sound alike but are often mixed up. And I’ll give you some tips so you won’t mix them up again. The English language is full of grammar exceptions, and the specific one that applies in the case of when to use IT’S and when to [...]

By |2018-06-02T17:28:27+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

How to Make Proper Nouns Plural and Possessive

In this Grammar Tip, we’re going to cover the difference between plural and possessive proper nouns. A proper noun is a name used for a particular person, place or thing and it begins with a capital letter. Nouns that name general things are common nouns. Plural means more than one. The general rule to make [...]

By |2018-05-27T15:49:44+00:00May 27th, 2018|Grammar Tip, Jacquelyn Lynn, Videos|0 Comments