Assignment vs. Call: Understanding the Voice of God

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The last two years of my life have been nothing short of incredible. I’ve entered a new season of my life, started a new ministry, and seen exponential growth. God has been so faithful. The new relationships I’ve built and the experiences I’ve had have taught me more than I ever thought possible. But even healthy and welcome transitions come with challenges. The greatest challenge for me was the uncertainty and the upheaval; the routines I had built for twenty years were shifting. That can be tough! My way through it was simple: I allowed the call of God to steady me. I knew that my ministry was not over; instead, my assignment was growing. The consistency of my call steadied me in the face of transition.

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Attitude of Gratitude: Keep Loving What You Do

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In the midst of a crazy schedule, it’s easy to lose sight of why you love what you do. You have people to lead, deadlines to meet, work to get done… do you even have time to be grateful every single day?

February is deemed a month full of love — every February 14th, we take time to cherish the people in our lives we love the most. We may get dressed up, do something intentional to show the person how much we love them, maybe even write down all of the things we appreciate about them. It’s a chance to celebrate our love… to be grateful for it.

But what if we took some time to cherish the thing we love to do most, too? What would our work lives look like then? (more…)

Successful Sleeping: The Key to Your Morning Routine

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Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of this year’s Super Bowl, or quarterback Tom Brady, there’s something off the field that the Patriots’ player does really well: Sleep.

According to interviews, Brady goes to bed around 8:30 or 9 p.m. at night (when he’s not on the field) and wakes up at 5:30 a.m. every single day.

He not only understands the importance of getting enough sleep to stay healthy — which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “enough” is between seven and eight hours — he also knows that success is heavily reliant on your routine. (more…)

Daily Habits, Meet Amazon Echo: 4 Ways Alexa Can Help with Productivity

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You might have heard a lot about Amazon’s newest technology, the Amazon Echo — or as some fondly call her, Alexa.

Maybe you’re wondering what the fuss is all about, or have already decided it’s not for you. Maybe you have one at home too… in which case, I’d love to hear how you use it throughout the day, as well!

One of the main reasons I love the Amazon Echo is because of how functional it is, and how seamlessly it works into my everyday habits.

Here are just some of the ways Alexa can help you with your productivity: (more…)