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A Blessing & a Curse
A Blessing & a Curse | ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Victoria Christopher Murray
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First ladies of the Baptist church and sworn frenemies Rachel Jackson Adams and Jasmine Cox Larson Bush are stunned to learn they may have more in common than they thoughtlike whos their daddyin the scandalous new collaboration between national bestselling and award-winning authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray. A heated American Baptist Coalition election. A murky murder cover-up. An outrageous reality TV show. What in heavens name kind of drama will holy rivals Rachel Jackson Adams and Jasmine Cox Larson Bushprominent first ladies of the Baptist churchget themselves into next? Since he first met Jasmine, Rachels father Simon Jackson has had a funny feeling about her. She eerily resembles his first teenage love. After doing some digging, Simon makes a shocking revelationJasmine may be his daughter. Rachel thinks the idea is absurd, but to pacify her ailing father, she sets out to debunk his theory. When Jasmine discovers whats going on, she heads to the Jackson Family Reunion in Smackover, Arkansas, in search of the truth. With her sidekick Mae Frances by her side, this big city girl isnt ready for the countryor for the over-the-top family that she may have to claim as her own.
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LitHousewife
A Blessing & a Curse | ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Victoria Christopher Murray
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I haven't been on Litsy much since I found out that my beloved boss had resigned. The rest of last week and this week has been an emotional roller coaster. I had expected Daniel's last day to been full of nothing but tears. The good news, however, is that my company is taking steps to improve the culture. I'm hopeful.

Friday, Daniel gave me this beautiful bracelet with a friendship charm. Even in leaving, I am blessed. We'll always be friends.

ValerieAndBooks That is so sweet 💖, thinking positive thoughts your way regarding your work situation. 3y
LitHousewife @ValerieAndBooks Isn't it??? I'm so glad I've gotten myself to a place where I can be less emotional and more objective. 3y
Alfoster Nice!😍 3y
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Megabooks I'm so glad you'll be able to stay close. Transitions are hard. My thoughts are with you. 3y
moranadatter That's hard; I'm right there with you. My boss is leaving in July. I'm happy for her and sad for us. I hope her successor is good. 3y
BethFishReads Oh so happy there are blessings in the distress. 💗 3y
auntie_jenn silver linings! 3y
Reviewsbylola That's difficult. I still haven't fully recovered from leaving my last job in 2013. The people and the atmosphere just made it such an amazing place. I love my current job and I have an amazing boss but it's so different. 3y
LitHousewife @Booksandcooks Me, too. I'm going to keep myself hopeful that tomorrow will be a good day and I'll be happy with the new normal. 3y
LitHousewife @moranadatter I wish good bosses could stay forever, but it also gives us the opportunity to shine in a new way, too. 3y
LitHousewife @Reviewsbylola That was what I was so worried about - having no choice but to leave a company I love. I'm sure there are equally wonderful positions and bosses, but the people I've worked with for the past 17 years are like my family. 3y
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