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soul-rooted snapshots and strategies to live, love and lead with intention

May 06 2021

What if Plan C is the Bread?

Could Plan C be the Bread we Need?   What if Plan A gets pushed aside to usher in Plan B?  Only to have Plan C emerge.   Could it be that Plan C may actually be the bread that you’ve been praying for? A recent sermon asked the question...

Apr 01 2021

Don’t Waste Your Transitions

Creating and designing a book in a setting that has given both warmth and chill, calm and wind all in the span of four days is a reminder of the transition of seasons.  It prompts me to think of the power and potential in transitions.  How transitions can be subtle...

Feb 22 2021

Purposeful Chaos | Leaning into the Process

Innovation and learning often come first in the form of chaos. When given time and intention, that chaordic experience can lead to order, emerge direction and inspire a new way of framing uncertainty.  -sandy anderson   Uncertainty and confusion can be uncomfortable and at times darn right scary.  Our initial...

Jan 26 2021

Cancer reFramed

My work often involves creating a framework to break down challenges organizations, teams or individuals are facing.  Emerging hope in the midst of chaos by creating conversations that share out strategies to facilitate the moving forward without diminishing the problem or losing the lessons. Before. MIDDLE. Otherside.  A framework that...

Dec 09 2020

Processing the Difficult Stuff

There’s a lot to process these days. Whatever your “this” is right now, consider experimenting with this strategy of processing... as always I love to hear when things make sense as well as when they don’t. The energy to process with strategies versus sweeping under the rug [avoiding] takes courage...

Dec 03 2020

Paying it Forward: Social Capital for Others

Recently I was asked what I felt gratitude for. My response was: social capital. social capital [social capital] NOUN "the networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively." I feel gratitude for the connections, resources, networks, and access points,...

Nov 19 2020

A Reset when Weary

We’re weary. The hills may feel steep and the roots tangle at our feet, tripping us up. Carrying the next generation through uncharted trails we trek forward and yet we are weary. Caring for the generation before us with uncertainty and persistence, knowing that is a privilege, and yet we...

Oct 17 2020

Imagine How We Would Be

Not what we would do... ...what we would be. There’s a big difference. A heart, mind, and soul kind of question versus action. A foundational question because actions start from the inside. How would you be if you were less afraid... More brave to pursue in love even the difficult...

Oct 02 2020

Leaving Perfection Behind

I don't know if you need this nudge, but I know I sure do almost on a daily basis! Leaving perfection behind means giving myself space to be curious and yes, likely inviting a bit of chaos in how I live, love, and lead. What is stirring in your

Sep 30 2020

Self Assessment: Is your impact growing good stuff?

Impact. Can be subtle or obvious. Impact. It can unexpectedly change us, our circumstances, plans, dreams, direction, perspective and perception. Impact. Can be for good or harm. Rarely neutral. Our words, that make up sentences, that create conversations, that build your family, work and community culture impact for good or...