Guest Contributor: Christa Hutchins Strategy. What do you think of when you hear the word? Some of you Type A people (like me) get all excited, ready to connect the dots, make charts on the wall and put a plan into action. For others, even (and sometimes especially)...

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Guest Post: Tracie Miles It seemed like a great idea at first and I was confident and ready to go - until negative thinking ushered in fear and doubt. Several years ago, I was invited to speak at a summer camp for young girls, and invited my daughter Kaitlyn to go...

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Why we need a Spring Break.

Why we need a Spring Break.

Ladies! Welcome to Spring! When I hear Spring I think flowers, rain, Easter, open windows and of course, you can't have Spring without a break, right? As I watch my school aged kiddos itching for the sunshine, bike riding and popsicles I realize more than ever the...

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Sharing the Leadership Load

Sharing the Leadership Load

Guest Contributor: Lisa Easterling I’ve found myself in Exodus a lot lately, and this past weekend had me wandering around in the desert alongside Moses and the Israelites. I wandered in just in time for a visit from Moses’ father-in-law, and thanks to my Pastor, Matt...

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The Most Powerful Leadership Tool

The Most Powerful Leadership Tool

Guest Contributor: Julia Mateer Author of Life Giving Leadership One of the greatest opportunities for a life-giving leader is to believe in another woman and help her develop her potential. While we have valuable strategies at our disposal to help us cultivate the...

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When We Long to Be Seen and Known

When We Long to Be Seen and Known

Have you noticed how authentic friendships don’t just happen, but they have to be intentionally and sacrificially pursued? I’ve had to come to terms with this reality as I adjust to “real” life outside of the boarding school community where my husband and I lived with...

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Together, We Are Better

Together, We Are Better

Guest Contributor: Michelle Bengtson In a recent discussion around the dinner table, my children were quick to point out that there are some things in this world that are naturally “better together.” Like eggs and bacon, Mickey and Minnie, peanut butter and jelly, and...

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