Vickie Edwards Smith... I am a Wife, Mother of two(2) young men, Real Estate Broker,
Entrepreneur, Former: Systems Analyst(of over 25 years), Landlord, and Restaurant Owner. I was making great money, but, I set back analyzing my life and realized that I was not running my life, my life was running me. I looked at my young men and realized that they were not going to be young for long and what kind of legacy was I setting up for them. While looking at my life, I started to feel. with all of this working, I needed, I wanted, and I was starving to spend more time with my family. I was under piles of paper work and was on-call 24 hours a day, as a Systems Analyst. I realized that I was not getting enough rest when I was going in the restroom and putting my head on the tissue roll to get a little rest, to keep going. I started to drive down the street, saying to myself, there has to be more to life..
After losing my father, my grandmother and my uncle all in the same year, God said, "Daughter Hold on"
....and then I bumped into an elite group of entrepreneurs.. Things started to unfold in my life, that I never saw coming .. this was a turn in my life that made me realize that I had a story in me that could help millions . and now my journey has begun... as a Novelist (Published The Checkerboard Game of Life), Keynote Speaker and Real Estate Broker empowering many on "Life's Balance" and "Personal Development." Life is a Gift; from the teens to the more mature, stop living dead before living life!
I look forward in connecting with you!
The Checkerboard Game of Life - by Vickie Edwards Smith
Publisher: iUniverse (August 12, 2015)
Available at FOWM - eBOOKSTORE
In 'The Checkerboard Game of Life', Smith lays out a blueprint anyone can follow to grasp life's gift by the horns, plot their own course for a productive new destiny and revel in a life that is finally fulfilled.
Synopsis: Each of us is given a gift-the gift of life. At times, some may wish they could exchange their gift for a different version. Since that's not possible, we have to deal with what we are given. We have to learn how to play the game.
Developing you is huge in understanding the gift of life. In her book, The Checkerboard Game of Life, author Vickie Edwards Smith tells Eva's story. Like most of us, she wants to get the most out of life. She's always thought of life as a game of checkers. Life makes its move and then it's her turn to make hers. Each move she makes is her choice. Life's moves may make hers more difficult-and she's certainly had trying times-but she manages to jump them and win.
The Checkerboard Game of Life takes you on Eva's journey, which may be much like your own. Seeing how Eva handles her situations will give you a clearer understanding of how to develop inner peace and understand how you arrived where you are today. Learn how to create a map for living a balanced and more fulfilling life.
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