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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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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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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How to Work 5 Opportunity Seizing Strategies Into Your Business

Opportunity seizing strategies are the focus here today, and we’re diving headfirst into something I know you’re hungry for—making the absolute most of opportunities that come knocking at your door. Imagine this: You, the fearless leader of your small but mighty business, confidently grasping every opportunity that comes your way. Your faith, your grit, and…

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The One Place To Find Clarity – Where To Look

We look for lots of things but often neglect to take the time to find clarity when it comes to the bigger picture of our life. To be honest, finding clarity comes down to knowing where to look for it. And that’s what this post is all about. Spoiler alert! For those who skim to…

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Keep distraction from stealing focus from your assignment

Keeping focused on your assignment is part 4 of the exploration of the 3 Areas That Steal or Keep Your Focus. By now, I would hope that you’ve followed along and are now able to identify your own places and spaces of focus. In today’s post, you’ll know to keep distraction from stealing your focus…

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You Were Made to Be A Hero

Whether you’ve ever given it much thought before or not, YOU were made to be a hero. Most of us have always had a sense that we were made for more, but a hero? That might be a bit of a stretch for a lot of us, but it really depends on how you define…

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Missing the Mark

Ever have the sense that you are missing the mark when it comes to your dream? Odds are we all have had those moments – knowing that there must be “something more”, but just can’t put our finger on it. I’d like to share a concept with you that has taken me years to connect…

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