Being self-employed has some benefits: You get to choose your own hours, you don’t have to count “vacation days” and you’ll never worry about getting downsized. On the other hand, you’re truly on your own – there’s no employer-sponsored retirement plan and no benefits package. So, if you’ve recently started a business or become a “gig worker,” possibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what can you do to get on the road to financial security?
DEVOTIONAL “For as many as are the promises of God, in Him
The graduating class of 2021 for Olney High School. Olney High School was recently recognized as one of the top schools in the region and continues to excel in academic excellence. The 2021 graduates are: Kiara Sabine Allen, Freddi Aranda, William Riley Bernhardt, Kohl Logan Bowers, Jeb David Carpenter, Sydney Jordan Craig, Richard Chase Dobbs, Alexis Garcia, Skylar LeeAnn Gibson, Brian Garcia Hernandez, Hector Hernandez, Jacqueline Monserath Hernandez, Carter Ryan Hinson, Tucker Lee Hudson, Jaden Nicole Jacoba, Ari L Marie Livingston, Mary Elizabeth Lowe, Marisol Alicia Lozano, Fatima Nataly Marquez, Deonte Eugene McCowan, Robert Kylan Montgomery, Cesar Munoz, Aiden Kai Eugene Phillips, Noah Edward Pint, Dillon Brooks Sandlin, Alysia Nicole Sandoval, James Elton Toney III, Gary James Turner, Donovan Richard Valdez, Morgen Tanner Wilk, Alexandria Felicita Diane Williams Photo by Will Sadler
I have always been the type of mother who can get sort of snarky with her children. I can be a basic smart-aleck at times, giving speeches about how I am in charge here and do you know who you’re talking to? I’m not saying it’s a crime to be large-and-in-charge with your kids. There are times when it’s called for. But there are also times when humility is the only route to a God-glorifying, loving relationship with your children.