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The Illusion of Balance – Part 1

In a letter to his son, Eduard (1930), Albert Einstein wrote: “People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving.” Like the woman on the tightrope in the picture above, achieving balance is beautifully illustrated by a combination of focus and forward movement towards a goal. Balance has […]

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What is coaching?

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson What is coaching? Is it counseling, mentoring, or consulting? These are questions I get often when I tell people that I am a leadership coach. There are two different kinds of coaching I would […]

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Let your strengths shine!

“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” — Benjamin Franklin Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? “Chances are, you don’t. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing […]

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5 things I learned from wearing the same dress for 6 months…

My churches women’s Bible study is currently reading, Jen Hatmaker’s book, 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. They are not only reading it, they are living it out, one chapter at a time. Last week, my Bible study friends cut their food budgets in half or some cases, in thirds, giving the excess to charity…this week […]

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I Believe…

I have always believed that you have the power under the tip of your pen to inspire others to do great things! Your words and thoughts are important to the world! It was when I read Melody Ross’ statement of belief on her website, “Brave Girls” that I felt something come alive in my spirit. […]

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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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Freefall to Fly – a book review

Freefall to Fly – a breathtaking journey towards a life of meaning By: Rebekah Lyons What do you do when your dreams have become nothing more than a faded memory? Has meaning in life been eroded by fear, anxiety, depression, or simply by the endless to-do list that the blessings of motherhood bring. What if […]

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It turns out you can be Superman after all!

I am a fan. A Man of Steel fan that is. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it in 3D. My favorite character is Jor-El (played by actor, Russell Crowe) the birth father of Superman. It was his justice seeking, sacrificial, and profoundly inspiring ways that brought Jor-El’s character alive for me. Jor-El […]

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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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