Understanding God’s vision for your life is better than your version

It’s your life so you’d think you’d be the most knowledgable and qualified to know what’s best for it, right? I mean, you’ve gotten you this far. The barometer of your life’s success would probably depend on how it’s going right now. Going well, you’ll feel good about your choices, decisions and directions. However, if…

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Overcome midlife frustrations for a purposeful life with focus!

Purposeful living. We all crave it and spend a lot of time chasing after it. All with hopes of one day conquering the achievement of a purposeful life. As a fellow middle-aged Beautiful MESSterpiece, I know first hand the frustrations that trip us up on the quest to this common life goal. There are what…

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Leadership Lessons: How To Know If Your Work is Working

Before we dive into whether or not your work is working, let’s first remember the position you’re in – leadership. Whether at home, in the workplace, or in ministry, you’re a leader. As a leader, the first person you lead is you. How are you doing? Women like us are often found trying to put…

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Goals Reloaded: A 30-Day At A Time Focus

Goals, goals, goals. Whether in active pursuit or a someday aspiration, we’ve all got goals. The biggest difference between the repeat setters and the actual getters is the amount of time, focus, and motive given to the goal.  Before we get any further, your eyes begin to glaze over and you start disappearing into assumptions…

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24 Ways to Approach Goal Getting Differently This Year

Goal getting differently can excite or incite depending on the person. Are you one who is first in line to try something new or freaked out and shaking in your boots? I get it. But being fresh into a brand new year, goal getting is top of mind. So we may as well talk about…

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Devoted Focus: Productivity with Purpose

The sentiment, productivity with purpose sounds a bit redundant. I mean, if you’ve devoted focus to being productive, you’d already know the purpose behind it, right? Productivity and purpose. These are probably among our greatest quests as goal-getters. Yet, they’re also among the most elusive of accomplishments. Sure, we gain a win here and there,…

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Life’s Devotion: From Blueprint to Building Your Best You

Before you worry about finding the right blueprint, you first have to decide what you’re building. When it comes to your life and its plan, have you ever given much thought to the life you’re actually building? Versus the one, you can be found living or talking about. Ah, that’s a thought to ponder, now…

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Nurturing the grit, grace & gusto to answer your God-sized calling

Untangling the MESS often attached to thoughts, feelings, and expectations behind your God-sized calling takes grit, grace, and gusto! Well, if there’s anyone that can help you untangle that MESS…it’s this girl 🙋‍♀️ Seriously, to help you save time, energy, and heartache, I wrote a BOOK about untangling that MESS! But in this post we’re…

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How To Teach & Reach Through Your Mission Without Breaching It

You’re either teaching, reaching, or breaching when it comes to your mission and assignment. As a valued, amazing lady in business you’ve gotta shine in the marketplace. In order to do that you’re going to have to get real comfortable with understanding the power of your mission. Your mission is about souls, impact & purpose…

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Prioritizing Your Mission In the Marketplace: Souls, Impact & Purpose

Sometimes your mission as a valued, amazing lady in business can really get lost in the shuffle of all those papers and post-it’s on your desk, right? Operating in excellence and being in alignment with your God-given assignment may be your mission. But sometimes the bottom line and deadlines can be a huge distraction and…

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