At any given time and under almost any circumstance, each of us can live out our callings in any one of a number of ways -- that the highest and best use of our gifts and talents need not be reflected in something extraordinary, but rather, in the ordinariness of our everyday lives; that the form of our work is less important than how we choose to show up, share our gifts, and serve others each and every day.
Far too often, we sell ourselves short and/or sell ourselves out. We act from a place of fear. We act from a place of pride. Sometimes, we fail to act at all. I should know. For too long I allowed fear (and later pride) to hold me back. Pick your flavor, I've probably tasted it [...]
On October 11, the world will celebrate International Day of the Girl, honoring and recognizing girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. At the heart of these challenges is access to education, so it is no surprise that the theme of this year's Day is innovating girls for education, including engagement [...]
Recent years have fill filled with unearthing, rebirthing, and giving life to my own voice and dreams. Left brain (re)united with the right, it's been a season of learning to live an undivided life -- not just privately within my own heart and mind, but professionally, too -- allowing others to see and connect with my whole [...]
According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, judgement is defined as: a proposition stating something believed or asserted; a formal utterance of an authoritative opinion; or the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing. Capitalize the word and it takes on the power of Divine authority. Yes. We judge others, just as we 'exercise' [...]
TEAM To me, the word TEAM stands for 'Together Everyone Achieves More'. And it's true. When the values and actions of many align with the vision of the whole, just about anything becomes possible. Add love, humility and a servant's heart to the team and everyone benefits. Yesterday I had the privilege of having lunch [...]
There are moments in each of our lives when we know we are exactly where we are meant to be. Moments when our journeys become something bigger than our own individual goals and aspirations. Moments when what we have to offer the world serves a greater need and good than anything we could have imagined [...]