Don’t Resist Yourself

It was one of those morning runs where I would have done anything to not be running.  I felt like I was pushing myself up a monstrous never-ending hill mountain. At one point I caught a glimpse of my shadow on the asphalt and realized my problem.  My posture was all wrong.  My shoulders were […]

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Don't Resist Yourself

It was one of those morning runs where I would have done anything to not be running.  I felt like I was pushing myself up a monstrous never-ending hill mountain. At one point I caught a glimpse of my shadow on the asphalt and realized my problem.  My posture was all wrong.  My shoulders were […]

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Pulling Weeds

Every morning I have a little ritual. I take a few minutes and meander through my flower beds to pull the weeds that have sprung up over night.  I used to be extremely impatient with this annoying little bit of maintenance.  In fact I would avoid it and only attend to the weeds when they […]

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The Death of a Dream

Do you remember your childhood dreams? Mine included a Cabbage Patch doll for Christmas and getting permission to ride my bicycle to school. I also had a few more serious dreams, like hoping my parents would get back together rather than file for divorce. We all have dreams, but what happens when those dreams die […]

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Born, Made or Gifted?

In a recent interview, I was asked, “are leaders born, made or gifted?” My answer? All of the above. I do believe that great leaders are born with natural instincts and personality traits that equip them for leadership, but I also believe that leadership has to be developed.  A Fast Company article posted today said […]

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A Place to Breathe

For the next 24 hours I will be spending time with 6 amazing ladies who know my world and understand my crazy. These women (and a handful of others who weren’t able to join us this trip) are a small but dynamic group of women who serve as Executive Pastors (or equivalent title) positions in […]

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Will You Be There?

Join us for the Catalyst Conference October 3-5, 2012 in Atlanta, GA, where 13,000 young leaders will converge for the leadership experience of the year, including high-octane speakers, powerful worship, innovative programming, and a leadership experience unlike any other. I never grow tired of this conference! If you’ve never attended a Catalyst Conference, this is […]

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