robbing from Peter to pay Paul

 

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Robbing Peter to pay Paul

 

or maybe it should read…borrowing from Peter to pay Paul

saving and borrowing money

saving and borrowing money

When one is in debt..one has to look at all available sources of where to find money

looking for money

looking for money

Before borrowing money from a friend,,think what is worth more… the friendship or the money?

borrowing from a friend

borrowing from a friend

Some people borrow from one friend to pay another friend.

loaning and borrowing money

loaning and borrowing money

It is a never ending cycle

robbing Peter to pay Paul

robbing Peter to pay Paul

Always take care of your finances so you don’t have to

rob from Peter to pay Paul.

Government spending and borrowing

Government spending and borrowing

 

Thanks Mr. Obama

hold up

hold up

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Blessed by the BEST

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This article is about the book that I am writing called Blessed by the BEST and is dedicated to Brother Ed and the Long Beach RESCUE MISSION

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Brother Ed Robinson is a manager for the bed guests of the Long Beach Rescue Mission and is the man behind this book Blessed By the Best. I feel that I have been blessed by the best to have known someone like Brother Ed and I describe in detail how he enriched my life. I stayed at the mission as a bed guest from December 2013 until early April 2014. I looked forward to Brother Ed’s daily sermons which were held in the chapel at 5:30pm just before dinner time. His sermons provided us with guidance and the inspiration to look forward to another day. Brother Ed always had a smile on his face and an upbeat attitude on life even though he had been diagnosed with STAGE-1 bone cancer in January 2014. He often discussed his experiences of living on the street in South-Central Los Angeles before coming to the mission himself as a bed guest a few years ago. He spoke of his addiction with crack cocaine and his dependence on the Pusher-Man. His guidance reminds me of the lyrics in the song Amazing Grace “I was lost but now I’m found….I was blind but now I see” I thank Brother Ed and the staff of the Long Beach Rescue Mission for helping me to move forward in my life enabling me to see a much clearer path in front of me. This book Blessed by the Best details how I became homeless after traveling from Texas to southern California and shows how the three homeless shelters that I stayed in helped shape my life.

ImageThis book will show of my interaction with other homeless people who stayed at the shelters as well as those who slept out on the streets. I describe about the pros and cons of being homeless in Southern California as well as how I eventually made it back to the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to start a new life. If you would like to help me fund my book and be sure that it gets published . You can help by donating to my KICKSTARTER project account: I will have the link posted shortly. Thanks in advance for your cooperation to help make this book possible.  I am hoping that this book should be published sometime during June of this year.

I can also accept donations by PayPal,  sent to eastern.sea.star@gmail.com on the Paypal website. 

Please donate to help support my blog

Please donate to help support my blog

exploring the Learning Curve

ImageFor me learning is always a step by step process and there is the constant battle with the learning curve.  No matter what subject that I may be trying to master, I find that learning the subject matter is  best when I learn one small step at a time……step by step…inch by inch…until the subject matter can be mastered.

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creating a successful blog post

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In order to create a successful blog post there must be a topic. Keep FOCUSED on that topic and don’t deviate from the topic. Write about something that you know about or your IMPRESSIONS of a topic.  In your own opinion let the readers know how you FEEL about the topic and don’t leave the readers in LIMBO.

ImageKeep in mind a name for the header for the topic and start writing a practice blog on a piece of paper before you publish it!

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Good luck with your BLOGS!

STAY in school and GRADUATE!

STAY in school and GRADUATE!

My friends who are still in HIGH SCHOOL…THIS IS FOR YOU! Don’t DROP OUT! Your choice of jobs will be very LIMITED if you do drop out of High School… The MOST IMPORTANT REASON to STAY in SCHOOL is for the HOPE of a GREAT FUTURE to look forward to!