Archive for the ‘Mentoring’ Category

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In: Encouragement/Perspective, Identity, Leadership, Mentoring, Spiritual Growth

Comments Off on The Journey: Running Mates

Some of my best “Ah Ha” moments come through conversations with friends. I have the blessing of knowing some amazing people. People who positively challenge me, encourage me and strengthen me in my journey. I call these people “Running Mates.”

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In: Dreams, Encouragement/Perspective, Mentoring

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When you really look at a person, do you see the gap? Do you see where that person is right now and the potential of who they can be? Sometimes this is hard because it seems as if you are looking at the negative side of things. This gift is not really a bad thing,

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The secret is…oh, wait, lets look back a second. We were chatting about identity. We realized most of us are clueless about who we are. So, we talked about why. If you missed it, catch Part 1 to bring yourself up to speed. Now, let’s talk about how…

We are in an identity crisis. Most of us have no idea who we are. So, we live in crisis. We struggle to walk with confidence, trying this and that to figure out who we are. We try to search for “ourselves.” Then we perform for outside approval, but the vacuum within just sucks up

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The Approach

Apr 21

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In: Leadership, Mentoring

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When thinking about an airplane as it lands, one of the things that makes the difference between a safe landing and a crash is the approach.  The approach lines the airplane up for the runway and prepares the plane for the best possible outcome.  Too short…crash!  Wait too long…not enough runway–crash!

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In: Mentoring, Relationship with God

Comments Off on Spiritual Writer’s Block

A friend of mine struggled in hearing God. She was trying so hard. She kept pressing in and pressing in. She did this for hours. By the time she contacted me she was in tears. “I just can’t hear ANYthing and I’ve been trying so hard!” This was not the time to remind her that

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Have you ever listened to a person sing a solo with no music or others to sing with them? It can be a beautiful melody. But what about that moment when others join in? The strength of the melody increases. Next is the magical moment when they break into harmony. All of a sudden, the

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In: Encouragement/Perspective, Mentoring, Spiritual Growth

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Sometimes things seem less than rosy! Life happens and we can decide that this moment “stinketh much!” We whine…”Why this? or Why me?” Well, there’s hope! God created you to be a victor, not a victim! So, maybe there’s a different approach to your Christian walk!

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In: Mentoring, Spiritual Growth

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This blog continues part 2 of “The Open Door.” We are exploring how people in our accountability network (AN) “call someone up.” We already defined an accountability network as a group of people who have permission to speak into someone’s life. My AN knows my heart. And as these relationships require, I share my journey,

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In: Mentoring, Spiritual Growth

Comments Off on Open Door: Part 1

As a mom/wife, friend, mentor, writer, and speaker I have the privilege of pouring into the lives of others. One of my favorite joys is to offer a different and positive viewpoint to someone in the midst of a struggle. I love to point them to the open door that leads to an upgraded mindset

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