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from the writers at Hot Mess Anonymous

Hot Mess Anonymous began as a sort of support group for busy moms and professional women who want to end the constant struggle with keeping it all together. To be honest, at some point we all can be a hot mess. So know that when you're here you're among friends just sharing the journey.

Social Media Violates Our First Amendment Rights

  It’s true…social media has become a form of censorship in the worst way…not only is a it a medium that one can’t be themselves in, it’s become a medium to bully minority opinions to join the vast majority. Here’s what I mean… A year or so ago, I was heavily into Facebook. I would post [ keep reading ]

One of These Things Is Not Like the Other (Ruminations of an Asian Girl in White Suburbia) Part 2

In our previous segment, we covered our no-shoes-in-the-house rule and our ability to clean house as if surgery were going to be performed in any room at any given moment. Other “facts” about Asians you may be familiar with include the idea that we apparently dominate mathematics, though our driving leaves something else to be [ keep reading ]

The Fallenness of Man

For Christians to understand the Calvinist view of election, the spiritual condition of man must understood.  The reason for this is because the Calvinist maintains that man is unable to come to God on his own because of his fallen nature.  Man was created in the image of God from the beginning; however, as a [ keep reading ]

Is the Doctrine of Election Biblical?

“Just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He [ keep reading ]

The Doctrine of Election and Why Is It Important?

“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.”-2 Timothy 2:15 “We don’t need to get caught up in debates about doctrine.  We just need to give people Jesus.”  You have probably heard someone say this or something similar to [ keep reading ]

How the Treasury Market Affects Forex

Forex markets can be affected by fluctuations in markets of various other securities and commodities. Therefore, currency traders are always keen to keep an eye on the big picture and pay attention to possible market correlations which can provide profitable opportunities. Also, monitoring other markets can help to foresee potential risks of loss. One of [ keep reading ]

How To Read the Yield Curve

The yield curve shows the relationship between the yield of a fixed-income security and the length of time until its maturity. This is expressed visually on a graph with the yield as the horizontal axis while maturity is the vertical axis. Investors examine the shape of the yield curve in order to see clues as [ keep reading ]

One of These Things Is Not Like the Other (Ruminations of an Asian Girl in White Suburbia)

Okay, I’ll say it: I’m a mutt. I’m half Filipina and half white. You’ll have to forgive my political incorrectness and jokes…Asians have a racist sense of humor and we’re allowed to get away with it to some degree. My mother is full Asian and my father is a total white guy: black hair (what’s [ keep reading ]

Marked for Life…Are Tattoos for You? Part 2

Okay…so now you think you know what you want. What’s next? Location, location, location. I asked my favorite tattoo artist what she recommended as far as the locale of one’s first tatt. She has two pre-teen daughters, so she had a ready answer: back of the shoulder. This is a great location because when you’re [ keep reading ]

Marked for Life…Are Tattoos for You? Part 1

Thinking of getting a tattoo? Kim Kardashian famously said, “Don’t put a bumper sticker on a Bentley.” I get her meaning and let’s face it– Kim K. makes millions on her bumper-sticker-free body. I don’t.  I love self-expression and the story behind many tatts are heartwarming and meaningful.  The best part is that it’s not just for [ keep reading ]

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