October 2009 - Reclaiming My Space

By Annika Murray Each week I tell myself I will reclaim some space in my house for myself. You can imagine that my home has become quite smaller with each new addition. Of course, being married for 12 years, I have become accustomed to my permanent roommate situation (husband). I'm used to that!

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October 2009 - About Our Cover: Adriene Hobdy

Adriene K. Hobdy currently serves as the Director of Accelerated Undergraduate Business Programs with Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. She is also serves as the Senior Financial Coach and Consultant for Hobdy Financial . Adriene assists families, corporations and non-profits in developing sensible

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October 2009 - Cover Story: One Financially Savvy Sista

It was a fast paced day when Adriene Hobdy and I sat down to chat.  It had been a day of  going down memory lane of past P3 Pearls who had graced our cover; acknowledging 2008 as a year of incredible women and 2009 following suit. In fact I was so caught up in the celebration, I even started out m

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October 2009 - Seeing the Blessing

By Rev. Diannia Baty We all have core beliefs and one of mine is I do not believe in fate. I do not think anything is written in stone as far as our lives go. The main reason I think this is because we have free-will. The gift of free-will gives us the opportunity to change and create anything. I

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October 2009 - 10 Things I Love About the World We Live In

By Ronald C. Manalastas From the time I came of age, I have learned to see and enjoy the world as a bounty, a place purposely designed by the Almighty Creator for humanity to cherish, work for, and be excited about. I would think that it is this same powerful positive feeling about the world's

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October 2009 - Music for the Mind, Body and Spirit

By Pamela S Thibodeaux   As far back as Genesis and Exodus, music has been an integral part of mankind's culture. The Israelites went into battle behind the musicians. Natives from every continent and every race celebrate success and mourn defeat with music. Studies show that music can be a mood

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October 2009 - Notes from the Editor: Forget Diamonds!

By Karyn L. Beach For the past eight years, my number one companion has been Marty, my 10-year-old toy poodle. He’s been with me through several boyfriends as well as one big cross-country move (to California and back). Together we’ve played, we’ve cried (he likes to lick my tears), we’ve

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