1. “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”  -1 Thessalonians 5:11

    Last year, I was privileged enough to see a wonder of nature happening right in my own backyard. It was time for several baby chickadees to learn to fly and their home was all aflutter! The three little babies (or “the three brothers” as I liked to call them) nervously hopped around the ledge of the birdhouse, afraid to take “the leap,” while the mama and daddy birds “talked” back and forth with their little ones. They never got impatient or domineering, and they never took over and moved the baby birds to the ground themselves. Instead, they encouraged and supported them from close by, and showed them how to leap safely to the ground. Read More ›

  2. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” – Jeremiah 1:5 (NIV)

    Isn’t it amazing to think that the God who created the Heavens and the Earth knew each one of us before we were even born? Before we were even the human beings we are today, God created each one of us for a very unique purpose. Read More ›

  3. What goal will have the biggest impact on your life when met?
    If you see the glass as half-full then you know that you still have time to meet your goals for this year, especially if you use the SMART Goal formula. SMART = Specific, Measurable, Action, Realistic, Timeframe.   Ok, you noticed I have A = ACTION while most models use Attainable, right?  Well, I’ve adjusted the acronym a little and will keep attainable with realistic.  I like the word ACTION so we can keep a focus  on action steps! Read More ›

  4. In today’s world of “go…go… go,” it’s easy to feel rushed to do everything. Rushed to get things accomplished, rushed to get where you’re going and rushed to make decisions.

    But one of the best things we can do for our clients is to slow down and give them “grace space.”

    Slow down and give your #coaching clients 'grace space' #CCI Click To TweetWhen we ask our clients a question, it is not our job to immediately jump in with a follow-up question. Instead, we need to pause and allow them time to really process the question and become more deeply aware of the situation before they answer. Read More ›