October, 2011

Hearing God and Making Decisions

Hearing God and Making Decisions

I know a man—let’s call him John—who is desperately seeking God for direction. John is about 55 years old. He manages a division that until a few years ago had 20 people; it now has less than half that number. But—of course—his division is expected to produce as much as the original group. You know, “work smarter not harder.” Right! In addition, John is actively involved in his...

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Night Vision

Night Vision

It feels like night vision is required when looking into our own life or the life of another. We can make out the shape of some things that seem to be significant in the discovery of who we are, but they remain fairly dim and undefined or can disappear altogether. I remember several late evenings (actually early mornings) getting up and walking into the kitchen to get a pain reliever for a...

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“Creativity is just connecting things”

“Creativity is just connecting things”

I’m guessing that you know that Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, died yesterday – October 6, 2011.  Here is a man who much of the world was aware of…for good reasons. It’s often fascinating and beneficial to see how a person like this thinks. Here is a quote that stand out to me. “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did...

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The Noble Heart

The Noble Heart

The life you are to live and what you are to do is written on your heart!  What you are supposed to do is what you most want to do! Your life is weighty, consequential and needed! You are more than your level of availability, skills, experience and abilities! Clarity is possible!

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Calling Intensive Workshop

Calling Intensive Workshop

Gary Barkalow, author of It’s Your Call, with several of his colleagues, will take you deeply, interactively and personally through the calling material. The 12 week course will utilize the book and guidebook, audio sessions from the retreat, weekly conference calls, discovery exercises & personal feedback.

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