Category Archives: Personal Growth

The Red Plate of Cookies

When I got to the coffee shop that morning she was at the counter telling the counter person she wanted some of the Red Plate of Cookies. My friend that I was having coffee with came in and started talking with me but I could not stop noticing the elderly woman. She was hunched over…
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Burnout

You've probably heard this term used before, whether just once or all over the place. Some places restrict their volunteers or employees in fear of the dreaded burnout; others beg people to take on more and more work until it becomes unavoidable. Whatever experience you have, you've probably seen at least one person go through…
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Consternation!

I'm not sure where or when I first heard this word, but it came to mind recently as I was thinking through leadership lessons I’m learning. It carries a tone of frustration in its meaning - being anxious or dismayed, typically because something around us isn't as we expected it to be. I was also…
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Limited Greatness

In each of us lies the power to do great things. It has been woven into the core of our being. At the beginning of time, we were designed by a powerful and creative God to represent His intelligence and greatness. Like children who inherit the traits of their parents, we cannot help but act…
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