Archive for July 2014

7 Things That Lurk Beneath Excuses

Back when I was in elementary school, I was invited to a slumber party to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Most girls love slumber parties. I am not most girls. In spite of my outgoing nature, I actually appreciate solitude, and quiet, small groups – all the things that a slumber party is not. So rather…

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Are You An Elephant or A Hippo?

They are everywhere! You find them at home, at work, in ministries, neighborhoods, social circles and more; people who take the lead, like you. Even if you don’t lead others, you have the responsibility of leading yourself. We need leaders. They guide us through necessary changes so that together we can reach desired destinations. And…

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Get Moving! 6 Questions to Help You Create Momentum

My neighborhood is a walker’s paradise. The views are inspiring and the steep hills a challenging workout. Initially the hills were an effort. They left me huffing. Navigating the hills daily it has gotten easier, and I have learned a few things in the process: In order to get up the hill you have to…

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Are You a Fighter?

Last year my “One Word” was proactive. As the year progressed, it became clear that God had chosen that word for me. He knew I would be facing a variety of circumstances that would require me to be decisive and take action. It was a powerful learning experience. Rarely is God satisfied with a single…

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