This video shows just another way to share story…another beautiful example of someone willing to use their unique blend of skill, gifts and talents to share a story. What are your unique gifts and talents that define how you share your story?
Category > Living On Purpose
photo by Jonathan.vail on flickr I wrote this post nearly 6 months ago. I’ve heard many times that living courageously is not living without fear, but moving forward in spite of fear. This was one of those moments. I was making a financial decision that scared me. Usually I want all my ducks lined up [...]
photo by Satoru Kikuchi on Flikr Small is beautiful. Katie Tallo, from Momentum Gathering, gets credit for spurring the thoughts behind this post. Her post, Small is Beautiful, caught my attention. A couple of years ago I moved from a small town to a metro area. Seven years prior, I had moved to the small [...]
Time and a sense of wonder. In early December, I attended a funeral for a 4 month old baby boy. In early January, I attended a funeral of a close friend. Such moments invite us to ponder the gift of time and the gift of moments—and what will we do with those gifts.
I’m an avid reader. One of my favorite things to find out, especially from mentors and other leaders, are the books that have impacted them. In this post, I return the favor. Here are the books that have influenced me the most this past year. My focus this past year has been to get out [...]
Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it—every, every moment? -Emily Gibbs, in Our Town by Thornton Wilder Life is. . .about a greater hunger that is beyond words and food…Life is worth living in and of itself. Life cannot be satisfied when it is lived out as a consuming entity. -Ravi Zacharias [...]
Photo by Striatic on Flikr Great listeners make great friends. They also make great mentors, great coaches, great leaders. The simple act of listening well gives value to those around you. How do we listen well? Be Quiet! Someone that listens well doesn’t feel the need to fill quiet with words.
Photo by Nishanth Jois on Flickr There is power behind contentment. Not an overt power that seeks to control, but an inner power that says I’m ok with who I am. This kind of power seeks to serve, seeks to make a difference, seeks to make the world a better place.
Photo by Alan Vernon on Flickr It is a sad truth but many people go to their grave with their song unsung and their talents and passions undiscovered. – Jeff Bullas The first of the New Year is fast approaching. This time of year, I often reflect on this year’s goals and ponder next [...]
As an introvert, I sometimes struggle in large group situations. Put me in a small group or one-on-one, I’m fine. Put me with more than 4-5 people, I will struggle…unless…. Unless I am a designated leader of that group. Then, I’ll be fine. As introverts, sometimes we think too much about our ‘ineptness’ in group [...]