The Power of Women Category

Putting the Happy back into the Holidays…3 steps to staying fully present

“Being in a hurry. Getting to the next thing without fully entering the thing in front of me. I cannot think of a single advantage I’ve ever gained from being in a hurry. But a thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all the rushing…. Through all that haste […]

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Empowered & Released…stories of woman who dare to live

Romans 9:17 (NIV) says, “…I raised you up for this very purpose [EIS], that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” The Greek word for purpose is EIS. By definition it means: Towards. A marker of purpose. Moving forward towards a result or goal. […]

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Baby Rolls, Stretch Marks, and Wrinkles

I am mad and fed up. Fed up with the expectation that culture and media impresses on women. Mad that women all over the world doubt their worth because of the way they look or because of the shape of their bodies. How did I arrive on this soap box today? It started with a […]

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Empowered & Released ~ Angela Howard

In his book, The Alchemist, author Paulo Coelho says: “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only real obligation.” Do you believe that you are destine for greatness? Romans 9:17 (NIV) says, “…I raised you up for this very purpose [EIS], that I might display my power in you and that my name might be […]

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Why Women Won’t Go…

Why women won’t go… It all began when my husband returned from his annual mountain biking trip. During a reunion dinner of storytelling, rehashed crash descriptions and a declaration of lost manhood found after a Heli Drop with bikes and man, one of the husbands asked why we wives wouldn’t take a weekend away for […]

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Empowered & Released – Lisa McKenney

You are destine for greatness. Romans 9:17 (NIV) says, “…I raised you up for this very purpose [EIS], that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.” The Greek word for purpose is EIS. By definition it means: Towards. A marker of purpose. Moving forward […]

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The Power of Women – A Blog Series…The ugly painting

The ugly painting – Why don’t women believe in themselves?   Over Mother’s Day weekend, my Mom and I attended a Mother’s Day Tea at our church. Although there was the expected treats and beverages of a lavish Mother’s Day Tea, there was not an inspirational speaker or Mother’s Day drama. Instead, there was an […]

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The Power of Women ~ A Blog Series…Do women postpone their calling?

The Postponement Theory The conversation began when the professor in my first master’s class asked me if I was postponing my calling to get more education. My instructor said that she has noted many women of our time who postpone their calling because they felt they needed more education to do what God had called […]

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The Power of Women – A Blog Series…Today we are talking about emPOWERment!

By definition, the word empower means: to invest with power. To equip or supply with an ability; enable (Dictionary, 2013). By this definition, you would think that “empowerment” is something that happened to you through the teaching, mentorship, or advocacy of another person. But look at how the women below describe their experiences with empowerment. […]

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The Power of Women – A Blog Series

The Power of Women – Marked with a Purpose Every day, I have the privilege to work with women who feel a calling on their lives. There is a fire and a passion that burns deep within them. Its voice cries, “There is something more. Something bigger than I can achieve by my own knowledge, skill, or […]

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