Faith

Who is your purpose?

November 1, 2017
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It’s frustrating to wonder what your purpose is, and it’s not just kids wondering what they’re going to be when they grow up, either. Many adults are searching for their purpose too, asking, “Why am I here?” I think we should look at this differently. I don’t think our purpose is a “thing.” I don’t […]

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Change of Plans

October 24, 2017
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Have you ever made plans for yourself, for your future, only to see them not work out as you planned? My husband, Keven, is a planner. He is great at researching, studying the details, and waiting for more information before he acts. He has amazing patience. Me? I’m his opposite. I’m spontaneous and will act […]

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Are You Learning From Your Bad Decisions? 5 Questions to Ask.

August 23, 2017
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“When you start wiping out your history, sanitizing your history to make you feel better, it’s a bad thing.” – Condoleezza Rice We do that in business and in leadership, don’t we? Rather than learn from our failures, our shortcomings and our bad decisions, we want to sanitize them, ignore them, gloss over them, and […]

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How to Benefit from Your Wait

February 7, 2017
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Waiting in line, waiting in the lobby, waiting through a delay… waiting sucks! But wait… (HA) waiting, actually helps us grow. Wait, what? Yes! So, let’s change our mindset and realize that ‘beneficial waiting’ is a blessing. Don’t just wait… benefit from your wait. Elements of beneficial waiting: • Discomfort. In-between is rarely a place […]

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Happily Ever After

August 23, 2016
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Sometimes knowing how the story ends helps you deal with the chapters that are uncomfortable, unwanted, and unpredictable. Today marks two years from the crash.  The crash that left a mark on who we are, how we think, how we behave, who we surround ourselves with and most importantly how we will move forward. Today, […]

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Serenity Now!

April 1, 2016
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I read this blog post yesterday that I immediately had to share with my team. It is that good. It’s not long. You should take a moment and read it. (Go ahead, I’ll wait right here). Don’t you love the author’s take on creating calm? Ah, calm! There are few things people are chasing after […]

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Giving Forgiveness

February 14, 2016
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Who do you need to forgive? I don’t mean just saying, “I’m over it.” I mean real forgiveness. Who changes your heart for the worse when you think of or have to deal with them? Who are you fighting inwardly? At one time or another, we’ll all have to deal with someone who we wish […]

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Four Gets to Not Forget in Adversity

January 24, 2016
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You get what you get, right? We are all ordained, but sometimes it’s confusing to know when and if we are on the right track. No matter where we find ourselves in life, we are there for a reason, and I’m hopeful the reason is worth it. We may not know why today, but I believe […]

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In Pursuit of Gratefulness

December 22, 2014
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Gratefulness has become a theme of sorts this year among the organizations I have the opportunity to lead. We are focusing on being grateful for all of our blessings, and we are also learning to be grateful in the midst of the most difficult of circumstances. In easy times, gratefulness is an effortless feeling. In […]

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The Story Behind the Story

November 9, 2014
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A couple weeks ago I was interviewed by Working Motherhood, and our interview went live this past week. I have to admit I was nervous as I prepared for this conversation. I was going to open up and discuss being a mother and business woman, a topic that I’ve always loved to talk about and […]

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