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Investing in Someone Else’s Dream

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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Investing in Someone Else’s Dream

So often we are only concerned with our own hopes and dreams. Oh, sure we care about our kids or our spouses dreams and do what we can to set them up for success. But what about other people’s dreams? When is the last time you saw potential in someone and committed to helping them […]

I Have An Inkling – Part II

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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I Have An Inkling – Part II

“ No one discovers their passion, it is built on an inkling”. Marcus Buckingham Since Perryann was 7 I have signed her up for every sport or activity that I thought she might enjoy.  All of it in an effort to find her “passion”, that thing she would love to do.  I encouraged her to […]

Find Your Strongest Life

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Find Your Strongest Life

Have you ever felt uneasy about the direction of your life? Killing time in a career that drains and disappoints, wanting change but not sure how to go about it or too afraid to try?  In Marcus Buckingham’s new book Find Your Strongest Life, What The Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently, he challenges […]

Fearless

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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Fearless

“Be specific about your fears… talk to God about it.  Putting your worries into words disrobes them.  They look silly standing there naked”. My favorite thing about Max Lucado is his voice.  He is talented, anointed and inspiring, don’t get me wrong.  But it is his voice…calm, patient and comforting like that of a loving […]

My Thoughts On Books: The Irresistible Revolution

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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My Thoughts On Books: The Irresistible Revolution

“The most radical thing we do is choose to love each other… again and again”. Wow.  Shane Claiborne probably has written the only book that I have ever read that made me feel like the most selfish, self centered, spoiled, thoughtless, greedy and glutenous yet inspired, invigorated, excited, challenged, determined and destined to make a […]

My Thoughts On Books: Eat Pray Love

Thursday, July 16, 2009

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My Thoughts On Books: Eat Pray Love

I recently finished the book Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.  I saw her on Oprah and, though I am generally anti anything Oprah, I decided to read it.  The story is based on the authors life which includes dumping her husband, a bitter divorce, taking on a boyfriend and a guru and then taking […]