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MELALEUCA, THE WELLNESS COMPANY

I am a part of the Wellness Company. A company I truly believe in. American made products, non-toxic products I have no worries of using in my home…and it is only $1 to enroll for the annual membership this month! http://www.melaleuca.info/lauraaranda/

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When you sign up 8 enrollees, you will make $500 as well–this is an incredible company! Let me help you get started today!

 

 

Damsel in Defense Independent Pro

http://www.mydamselpro.net/AUTHORLAURAARANDA/

As you know, I have written and published a faith based book titled, Pushing Back the Darkness bringing awareness to human trafficking.

One of the first questions women ask me after speaking events or book signings would be, “How do I keep myself \ my daughter safe?”

Damsel in Defense answers that question. dndd

This goes hand in hand with my novel.

Nothing takes the place of common sense and self-awareness but this is a great first line of defense. I love these products.

I use these products and I believe in this company!equation

I am currently looking for someone who wants to host a Facebook party or Empower Hour this summer. No pressure to buy! I just want to be able to share my passion and enthusiasm with your friends that I am not directly connected with. There is a great need for education and empowerment. Contact me. LauraAranda@owlofhope.com

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I prayed on the steps of a Buddhist temple today

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I feel like you all know me by now but I just wanted to recap tonight. Today has been a wonderful day from start to finish. I went to a networking event at a local art gallery and met some of the most dynamic missions-minded people.

I sat there smiling and happy and felt the positive energy they exuded and all I thought about was how my church follow-up group needs to implement this same program for referrals and guests. More on that later-

 

I am 3rd generation Pentecostal-raised in church, attended bible college —

I always prayed to be a Pentecostal Missionary–that was my dream.

I went to Grenada, West Indies, El Salvador and Canada on missions’ trips. I met my husband coming home from my mission trip to Canada.

I stopped with my group to work inner city street ministry/bus ministry in Gary, Indiana….that was the church my  to-be husband went to…

I met him that weekend. We wrote letters back and forth (that was before cell phones) for two years.

We meet in 2003 and married in 2005.

We have been married for over twelve years now. God has been so good to us. He has kept us and protected us and loved us when we were unloveable-he has brought us from a mighty long way and he sees fit to use us…and for that –I am thankful!

I am now promoting my book. I wrote and published an Apostolic fiction book that has been send to PPH for review.

Super excited because I am NOT the international overseas missionary that I assumed I would be —-BUT God has a way always!

He heard my prayers. Since this book I prayed God would breath LIFE into this book and he has!!!!!!!

I have spoke in front of other denominations- I have learned so much from so many people about truth and kindness and unity and love and working together.

I am placing ONENESS WORD in the form of a fictional story in people’s hands and they are getting to hear truth…

TODAY !!!

TODAY !!!

I prayed on the steps of a Buddhist temple here in my city!

I was invited to speak at this Buddhist temple next sunday morning!!!!!

I stood between those giant ‘gods’ and I prayed:

Hear! The Lord our God IS ONE LORD….

I pray that these monks, these beautiful people get a revelation!

I pray the light of truth is shined into their world…and they know there is only one true living God!

I am so so so excited!

One of the largest groups of trafficked victims are the Asian population and I feel like they will accept the book……..but even if I NEVER sell one BOOK there I can say that I stood on that temple’s porch and I prayed power and life on those beautiful people and blessings to GOD-to Jesus Christ in the midst of those ‘gods’– I pray that they see Jesus.

Real relationships sermon note from Bro Bobby Daniel church today :

John 11:17-35
1)Jesus understands our grief
Mary’s broken heart
Martha’s tears
Allow people to mourn
He promises eternal life and heaven and hope

2)Jesus enters into our pain and ministers in ways no one can. He brings helping we need. His love is undying.
He promises the thief on the cross eternal life. He enters your pain

3)Jesus offers hope for the hurting. Romans 8

Verse 40- 41-42 nothing is a surprise to Jesus
43-44 he called past the dead
And delivered hope in the darkest days

Isaiah 53:5

He can help emotions
Minds
Bodies

Allow the Lord to minister to you in your grief. Following Jesus doesn’t take away loss in our life
He brings hope to our hurting

First SETX women’s networking brunch-Today’s update

I had a great time over coffee and crossiant today networking with four new contacts. Beautiful positive women passionate about what they  do and sell. I  love how the Lord places people in your life to open doors and make connections at the right  time. I have a networking event tonight as well that I am pumped about!! ❤️ but right now I’m just sitting in my porch with  all my new beautiful freshly potted plants I purchased last weekend at the Mayhaw festival enjoying the breeze and the birds. It’s cool at noon in Texas!! Wow. What’s going on!?!?  😂😂

Impact Junkie Entry Submitted for NAYC

Check out The Great Pitch! I have submitted my book as an idea—–Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I am hoping for the best! I want the word to get out there about my book and how to raise awareness to this crisis.

I received an email today: Thank you for sharing your passion and using your superpowers (skills, talents, abilities) to change lives! http://www.northamericanyouthcongress.com/
Semi-finalists will be announced late May / early June.  Join the IMPACTJUNKIE family and get the shirt that transforms lives, every month. Plus, you’ll be part of the free epic trip give away to go make it happen! https://impactjunkie.co/join

NAYC stands for National American Youth Congress which will be so large that it will be held in the coolest Location:

Wednesday, July 26

12:00 pm – Onsite Registration

5:30 pm – Doors open for all registration levels.

6:15 pm – Talent Search – Worship Arts

7:15 pm – Prayer

7:30 pm – Evening Service: Michael Ensey

Thursday, July 27

8:30 am – Doors open for all registration levels.

9:00 – 9:30 am – Jump Start Session: L.J. Harry

10:00 – 11:00 am – Split Sessions

  • Teen: Chantry Dean
  • Hyphen: Matthew Johnson
  • Youth Workers: Chadwick Craft
  • Young Ministers: Aaron Soto

11:30 – 1:00 pm – General Session: Tom Ellis

1:00 pm – Afternoon Break

5:30 pm – Doors open for all registration levels.

6:15 pm – Talent Search – Worship Arts

7:15 pm – Prayer

7:30 pm – Evening Service: Sam Emory

11:00 pm – Hyphen Late Night Event

Friday, July 28

8:30 am – Doors open for all registration levels.

9:00 – 9:30 am – Jump Start Session: L.J. Harry

10:00 – 11:00 am – Split Sessions

  • Teen: Andrew Romine
  • Hyphen: Brent Coltharp
  • Youth Workers: Jonathan Quinones
  • Young Ministers: David K. Bernard

11:30 – 1:00 pm – General Session: Victor Jackson

1:00 pm – Afternoon Break

2:00 pm – Project 22:39

5:30 pm – Doors open for all registration levels.

6:15 pm – The Great Pitch (I SUBMITTED MY BOOK AND PRODUCTS!!!!!!)

7:15 pm – Prayer

7:30 pm – Evening Service: Jason Staten

11:00 pm – Afterburner Events

 

 

I received an email today: Thank you for sharing your passion and using your superpowers (skills, talents, abilities) to change lives! http://www.northamericanyouthcongress.com/
Semi-finalists will be announced late May / early June.  Join the IMPACTJUNKIE family and get the shirt that transforms lives, every month. Plus, you’ll be part of the free epic trip give away to go make it happen! https://impactjunkie.co/join

That is the youtube video I sent it—-

super excited about my pitch deck being submitted today for this event! LauraAranda-PowerPoint

Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers. I am hoping for the best! I want the word to get out there about my book and how to raise awareness to this crisis.

Prayer changes things. Blessed when blessing….Mother’s Day weekend 2017

I was honored to accept Ms. Nell Hayes’ invitation to speak to the United Methodist women’s group this evening in Lake Charles at one of their homes. 

There were around fifteen precious ladies there and since it was Mother’s Day weekend each lady had a chance to speak about her favorite memory of her mother. 

I was touched as each lady spoke of the kindness of her mother, or

The special way she taught piano lessons or

The grand breakfast cooked daily before school or

The homemade rugs woven and given away


I thought of how my mother always had a plate of food to give away to someone special and in need at each holiday.  She has always had a heart of servitude and sacrifice. 

Then my thoughts turned inward and I hope I am the type of mother my children will have fond memories of throughout their lives.  


To hear the UMW’S burden for the poor and how they wanted to know how to get involved with bringing awareness to human trafficking in Calcasieu Parish…I felt even more blessed to be in their presence. They have a great love for the less fortunate. 

I signed books and ate dinner and loved every moment. They gave me a gift when I left and I feel like they blessed me more than I was able to bless them. I love the book they gave  me!


Thank you God for opening the right doors and allowing me to meet them. They are in the process of getting my book in their reading list for everyone to read. So excited about that! 
Happy Mothers day weekend!! ❤️ 

Global Slavery Index – 45.8 million people are enslaved in the world today

https://www.globalslaveryindex.org/

Super excited to begin education to further my knowledge so I can speak out with confidence.
Below is my email from my online class :
Thank you for joining us on the world’s first ever massive open online course about contemporary slavery! We’re excited to be learning from you, and hearing your ideas.

This course will:

Investigate slavery throughout history and in today’s world
Assess the strategies of past antislavery movements
Explore ideas for ending contemporary slavery at the international, national and local levels
Engage with new antislavery solutions to help design a new blueprint for ending slavery
In Week 1 we will focus on:

Key facts, figures, definitions, causes and predictors for contemporary slavery
The similarities and differences between historical and contemporary slavery
Potential strategies that contemporary antislavery might adapt from historical antislavery movements