Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume III

STRONG WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

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Starla Snead

Starla Snead holds an AS in Chemical Technology and a BA in Human Resources Management. Her study of calligraphy began in 2003 as a way for her to transition into her role as a stay-at-home mom. She became a professional engraver in 2011 and is now a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Starla loves working with kids and teaches Zentangle and other art classes at summer camps and through various scouting organizations.

Starla is the proud mother of two active boys 9 and 12. Both boys participate in scouting. Starla is Committee Chair/Advancement Chair for Cub Scout Pack 38 of Bolingbrook.

She is a member of First Baptist Church of Bolingbrook, where she teaches Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and sings with the Worship Team.

Starla is an active P.E.O. member which serves to support education in women.

Her professional organizations include:
Chapter Leader for DPWN Plainfield/Naperville;
Member of Chicago Calligraphy Collective
Member of Washington Calligraphers Guild
Member of Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce
Member of Plainfield Chamber of Commerce
Member of Naperville Leads.
Member of Chicago’s Entrepreneurs Group

 

Starla Snead
Designs by Starla
starla@designsbystarla.com
www.designsbystarla.com
630-754-7346

 

 

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The Serenity Prayer – Many Lessons in Authenticity

The Serenity Prayer has been an effective tool in helping me to find my authenticity. The Serenity Prayer teaches me acceptance and willingness to let go of things that I cannot change. I cannot change my past but can change how I live in the present. I pray daily for wisdom. My heart screams daily for being creative, unique, and different. The world and my own self esteem tell me that I don’t fit in. Wisdom gives me the courage to follow my authentic voice. It is there that I find serenity and peace.