Word for 2016

Word for 2016

I was inspired over the past couple of years by my friend Jen Trundy to have my “word” for the year instead of resolutions.  Last year my word was determined.  And let’s take a look back at 2015… I turned 40, I accomplished 40 days of 40 Random...
Why the Block

Why the Block

For some reason writing on my blog presents a huge hurdle for me.  It’s on my list almost daily (although I only plan to post weekly) but for some reason it seems like the huge thing that I continue to put off until tomorrow.  It’s such a small thing and I...

how does an acorn become a mighty oak tree?

When we launched the community on Nov 17th, I used the analogy of the mighty oak tree.  I heard a sermon several months ago where the pastor was talking about a mighty oak tree and how it become so large, strong over time and through many seasons.  That might oak tree...

How do you become or stay relevant?

I have been thinking about this topic for several months now, I think it is something we all struggle with.  Are we relevant?  How do we stay relevant, if we have managed to become relevant in the first place.  We all have a voice.  How do we use that voice, what...

We have lunched and launched

We have launched Intentional Growth Strategies.  Tuesday marked our first lunch and learn with Rich Bishop speaking to us about Child-Like Leadership.  He left us with several good points to remember as we lead others.  I was able to share my story with how...

Passion vs Purpose

I was recently given a task to answer the question what is the difference between Passion and Purpose.  I was compelled Purpose is more like a mission. So when we consider our life’s purpose, this is our focus to propel God’s mission through us on this earth (our...