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Knowing it’s Over is Never Easy

It’s not about giving up or bowing down. It’s about holding on to the knowledge that something bigger and more powerful than you is at work beneath the surface of your experience, and that it will take you exactly where you need to be.

Now, in hard times, surrendering is probably the greatest challenge you will encounter because it is hard to accept uncertainty. But that’s the point. You don’t know what’s to come but you must know that whatever happens, you will be okay.

It has been when I have struggled the hardest to not let go that the greatest blessings of my life have come into play once I did let go.

Take a deep look; maybe it’s time you let go and let real blessings flow into your life.

It’s All About Relationships

– and knowing how to market your relationship!

Marcia Reece, the marketing genius of Sidewalk Chalk, is the #1 Bestselling author of Secrets of the Marriage Mouse and The Ultimate Online Media Directory. She serves as the founder of Aspen Support Group. Her books are available on her website at www.marciareece.com or on Amazon.com

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Hold the Guacamole…

Cinco de Mayo may be a day devoted to eating tortilla chips and wearing sombreros for you and your amigos, but there’s much more to the holiday.

Before you enjoy your margarita and guacamole, educate yourself!

Here are some fun facts to help you get in the spirit!

  • The holiday celebrates an unexpected victory. The holiday actually celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The Mexican army won the battle despite being smaller and ill-equipped.
  • Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That occurred 50 years prior to the Battle of Puebla. It is celebrated on September 16.
  • Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States. In Mexico, the day is observed with political speeches and battle reenactments. Many of the actual celebration and battle re-enactment take place in Puebla.
  • In fact, the world’s largest Cinco celebration takes place in Los Angeles.
  • Chandler, Arizona, even celebrates the day. There are Chihuahua races and even crowning two of the dogs king and queen.
  • Cinco de Mayo is even a popular name for a song. Musical artists like War, Senses Fail and Liz Phair all have songs titled after the holiday.
  • Americans consume up to 81 million avocados on Cinco de Mayo,
  • Carlos “Danny” Herrera reportedly developed the margarita drink for an actress at his Tijuana-area restaurant in 1938.
  • There are 367 U.S. tortilla manufacturing establishments. Tortillas are often referred to as the “bread of Mexico” and an integral part of the Aztecs’ diet.
  • 33.6 million U.S. residents come from Mexican heritage.

How are you planning to celebrate?

Marcia Reece is the #1 Bestselling author of Secrets of the Marriage Mouse and The Ultimate Online Media Directory. She serves as the founder of Aspen Support Group. Her latest book is available on her website at www.marciareece.com or on Amazon.com.

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