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The Necessary Ingredient for a Full Life

Life is Constantly Transitioning If we choose to grow, we will grow.  I know…that’s the understatement of the year.  But evolving and growing with life does require an intentional choice….otherwise we will drift.  When we choose to avoid growth, the reality is we begin to drift further and further away from where we really want [...]

5 Steps to Establishing Constructive Communication

Leading well with emphasis on fostering positive community and relational teamwork requires a commitment to ‘weed out’ confusion and constructively address what is causing the group anxiety. This was I lesson I recently learned in leading a team of highly gifted individuals.  After a successful event, I began to pick up on a general sense [...]

Befriending Your Anxiety

She carried much anxiety in her words. There was the fear of increased responsibilities in her upcoming promotion…parenting her 12-year old daughter…watching her husband struggle in his job…wondering how to care for her aging parents…navigating an upcoming move…caring for her twin boys…serving in her volunteer position….it was A LOT.  Honestly, I felt the weariness sweep [...]

Making Connections from my early years…

My earliest memories involve white patent leather shoes, lacy socks folded at the ankle, and watching my father preach from the pulpit. This was the uniform of my ‘Sunday best’ and it was a time when children sat in ‘big church’ with their parents. I was taught about the attributes of God--love, joy, peace, patience, [...]