Thursday, October 16, 2014

Singing as a hobby Nicholl McGuire shares her voice on Sound Cloud

Along with a variety of spiritual life lesson videos, Nicholl also provides insight via audio on Sound Cloud.  Have a listen here: https://soundcloud.com/nich-5

She provides audio services to those who desire to preserve their family history via recordings.  Fast service and affordable prices, contact her via http://nichollmcguiremedia.blogspot.com
 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Nicholl McGuire Media: Publishing and Writing Services

Nicholl McGuire Media: Publishing and Writing Services: Blog entries, family history, personal memoirs, social media profiles, how-to articles, auction listings, and website content. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Ancestry DNA - Answering Questions You Always Had About Who You Are

One of the best things anyone could do to find out more about their ancestry is to have one's DNA analyzed.  I will admit I never liked a label put on my ethnicity especially when it doesn't explain the breakdown of who I am. 

Not that long ago (9-23-2014), I got the answers to questions I had about my family history and as an added bonus--through the DNA test--I was able to discover other relatives online. 

I will tell you that parents might want to consider purchasing the kit, if not for yourself, but for your children.  Even though we live in a large world, it is small too.  Nowadays, people are able to connect with half sisters, brothers, cousins etc. online via dating websites very easily.  Just think, one's son or daughter comes up to you one day talking about how compatible he or she is with someone only to find out that they have a white, black or another ethnicity for a cousin.

So do consider taking the time out to get your Ancestry DNA done.  By the way I found out that my ancestors came from the Congo/Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Benin/Togo, West Europe (Iberian Pennisula, Ireland...), Native American, and Polynesia.

Nicholl McGuire

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Nicholl McGuire Media: Publishing and Writing Services

Nicholl McGuire Media: Publishing and Writing Services: Blog entries, family history, personal memoirs, social media profiles, how-to articles, auction listings, and website content.  Self-publi...

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same with Me

I will be the first to admit that all things haven't changed in my life, just the characters who play different parts.  I still have a husband, children, and a past.  I still have a present and a future that remains consistent--still reading and writing--love it! 

I am still that strong-minded, serious at times, friendly lady people use to know.  Yet, these days I consider myself to be more spiritual than I ever was back in the day.  These days I permit my online and offline work to be my escape from the things that disappoint me.  Having cash in your pocket is better than having none even if your muse isn't always what you wanted it to be.

So I take a moment to just say, "Hello" to those who stop by periodically to see what I am up to.  Thank you for reading.

Nicholl McGuire

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

I Thank My Inspirations for Writing

Every now and then I have to show appreciation to those that have supported me-- those that keep me motivated to write, to them I say, Thank you!  Those that listened to my verbal concerns, rants, flattery, and more--thank you!  Those that read my work and paid for it--special thank you! 

In addition to supporters, there are "Inspirations" that move me to pen my thoughts.  From the beatiful artwork that someone has left on a wall for observers to analyze to someone nice I meet while working/shopping in public, these people, places and things are motivations for me.

Despite living in a world that promotes/glorifies/upholds evil, it is up to us as writers, speakers, teachers, parents, and others to bring good!  Wherever we might work and whoever we might talk to, it is our divine job to utilize the light we have to shine on lost souls in dark places.  As a result of our Heavenly Father using us, we should see atmospheres cleaned, rearranged, broken down, and/or built back up again since being in a troubled person's presence or walking in a challenging atmosphere.

I know that there are many in our world who don't like to read or write.  I also realized that these same people oftentimes don't like the ones who do especially those who are skilled at exposing falsehoods.  But rather than show disdain for one's hobby, skill or craft or attempt to compete, he or she might want to embrace it--be grateful that one is courageous enough to say the things you could never say and read books you have no interest.  The naysayers, thieves, backsliders, and liars are also my inspiration as well for writing.

Thank God for RELEASE, now it's time to get on with a new chapter, stay tuned.

Nicholl McGuire  

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Writing Full-Time

These days still busily writing, but I will be back to doing it full-time real soon.  I have offered my services in the past to individuals and businesses and will continue to do so.  If you are not familiar with other things I do like: record audio, post on social networking sites, ghost write for blogs, provide administrative service offline, then do check me out here: Nicholl McGuire Media

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Small Town Mindset Can Kill Big Dreams

One of the biggest mistakes people from small towns do after being exposed to big city life is to go back home and adapt to the small mindset of locals once again. 

After months or even years of broadening one's horizons, far too many individuals relocate back home and accept ignorance.  From negative comments about big cities, lifestyles, and cultures (that most small minds have never encountered personally) to what they think they know about a neighborhood because they "read somewhere...heard about...my cousin use to live there..." so this makes someone knowledgeable?  How about living and staying in the big city rather than running into the arms of worry and fear?  What about walking the streets, riding the buses, attending events, and lending your service to that new community rather than finding solace in the ever-popular statement, "I just want to be close to family..."?  Aren't those the people you needed to get away from in the first place in an effort to grow up? 

I simply have little patience for the little know-it-all mind who spreads his or her limited view of the world.  Then later, he or she wants to go back home and act as if this individual is the authority to speak on big issues in a big city that he or she ran away from.  Is anyone paying attention to that kind of action?  It wasn't about family, it was about survival.  The mind could no longer handle big city life coupled with the fact that a loved one or friend whispered repeatedly over the years, "Why don't you come back home?"  Think of the many people who did relocate only to later wish they had never returned home.  Now they are nothing more than a problem to the family since returning, because they are filled with so much regret.

I have sat with those who came from backgrounds that were mainly decorated in white or in black.  These people chose to live that way, not because it was necessary, but because they enjoyed the comfort of dealing with their "own people" or "own kind."  I didn't argue or persuade these folks to "...think out of the box" because I could tell from their conversations that it just wasn't an option.  They were either "too old to change...was afraid...liked their simple life..."  For a few, they went so far to say that they "didn't want drama in their lives..."  I didn't know that opening one's heart and mind to other people outside of one's ethnicity was "drama."

Anyway, since living in various cities and talking with many people, I recognize that a leopard just isn't going to change its spots.  It doesn't matter where he moves, who he meets, or what he does, underneath all of the smiles and so-called "open to all" conversation, is still an ignorant, angry or fearful person who just doesn't like the idea of living in a world with people who aren't staying up late at night contemplating on how to hurt him.  Some just look for fights that were never there in the first place--good riddens, the small-minded should go back to their small towns and while there, tell the locals the truth, "I thought it was for me, but it really wasn't...I couldn't handle it."

May today be the day that those readers who happen to stumble on this blog entry, awaken or reawaken to the life you know you are expected to live--not being governed by the ignorance of the small mindset, the fearful or the worried. 

Live your best life now for you are not promised tomorrow!

Nicholl McGuire author of Laboring to Love Myself on Amazon.com

Saturday, April 5, 2014

They Say, "I Need Someone to Write My Book"

For years, I have offered my services to assist individuals and businesses with writing their books, articles, reports, press releases, etc..  From memoirs to a simple two-page biography, if someone dared to come out of his or her shell while trusting me enough to write about him or her, I did it.  Well, that season is coming around again, where I say, "Here I am!  If you need assistance with your book, then let's get started!"  But I am only offering this service for a limited time only before I am back to preparing my publications.

Sometimes people are all talk, because they know I have written a book.  Others are no show and no go because they aren't about to share what they believe are their precious secrets.  Then there are still others that want to do business, but don't have the time or money, so they put their book writing project off.

These days I am willing to assist with the beginning of one's most desired book project for $99 down.  This means that I interview with the subject who is determined to write the book and we get some of what is in his or her head onto paper.  Now the kind of book, the target market, and everything else related to publishing will come later.  What is most important is getting some of what the person wants to talk about the most out in the open.

So if you know someone who strongly wants to write a book and he or she is very much willing to pay for the book assistance, then have that person email me at nmcguire7@hotmail.com so we can further discuss.

Nicholl McGuire 
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