KNOWN – Session 2

This session in our KNOWN series focuses on the idea of ONENESS. 1. We were created in oneness with God and each other. 2. Everything was perfectly congruent and harmonious with the nature and image of God. 3. We were fully known, exposed to one another, and without shame. 4. We stepped outside of the … More KNOWN – Session 2

KNOWN, Session 1

I was privileged to join the women of Alaska (via video) to consider what it means to be KNOWN in our relationship with God and others. In this first session, we build 4 “platforms” to set us up for the conversation. 1. Known as ACKNOWLEDGED – recognized, noted 2. Known as SEEN – heard, understood … More KNOWN, Session 1

Life’s Unknowns.

Unknowns tend to cloud my thinking. Like a thick cloud, unknowns hang just above the forefront of my mind, with a heaviness that clouds my mental and discerning capacities. Why is the unknown so weighty, when there is nothing of substance there?  It’s lack of knowing becomes the breeding ground for drops of “what-ifs.”  They … More Life’s Unknowns.

My Toolbox: Staying Power

In Angela Duckworth’s book “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” she says, “Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”  This is a common idea in leadership circles, the secret of staying power, “the ability to maintain an activity or commitment despite fatigue or difficulty.”*  In leadership books, business training, and physical athleticism, we talk about … More My Toolbox: Staying Power