A Better Way to Respond and Why It Matters

A Better Way to Respond and Why It Matters

Proverbs 18:21 “The tongue has the power of life and death…” In my last post, “Which End of Criticism Are You On?” I discussed the topic of criticism and how often times, while we don’t like to receive criticism, we frequently give it to others as we tend to criticize...
Which End of Criticism Are You On?

Which End of Criticism Are You On?

John 5:10 “And so the Jewish leaders said to the man who had been healed, “It is the Sabbath; the law forbids you to carry your mat.”   Elbert Hubbard once wisely said, “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.”   The truth is, no matter what...
The Very Best Way to Handle Conflict

The Very Best Way to Handle Conflict

  Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.”   Conflict. Ugh. Just the thought of conflict makes me uneasy. As a peacemaker, I...
My Absolute Favorite Question for Leaders – This Includes You!

My Absolute Favorite Question for Leaders – This Includes You!

Philippians 2:3 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.” While there are many great questions that can be asked of a leader, my very favorite question of all is, “What is it like to be on the receiving...
A Better Way to Effectively Communicate

A Better Way to Effectively Communicate

Proverbs 20:5 “The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.” Have you ever struggled to effectively communicate with someone?   You offer advice, but it is not taken. You ask why someone did something, and it is...
Stop Allowing Fear to Stop You

Stop Allowing Fear to Stop You

Judges 6:27 “So Gideon took ten of his servants and did as the LORD told him. But because he was afraid of his family and the townspeople, he did it at night rather than in the daytime.” How is fear holding you back today?   How is it keeping you from fulfilling...

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