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Waiting Or Procrastinating?

“I’m waiting for God’s timing on that.”  Have you said that before?  I know I have.  Usually with a martyr’s sigh and the back of my hand to my forehead, ready to swoon with exhaustion from …. doing nothing. Many times we ... Read more

A Decision to Simply Rest

Busy.  Busy.  Busy. If there is one thing I’m good at, it’s being busy.   My brain shifts gears on a dime … people often comment on how much I can get done … I’m an expert at multi-tasking … ... Read more

Lesson Learned: Why Ultimate Bundles is My Favorite Affiliate Program for Christian Bloggers

Everybody loves a great deal, right? What is a “great deal” to you?  20% off?  50% off?  How about 97% off?  Yea, that’s definitely a good deal … let’s go with 97% off. And not just any deal.  What if ... Read more

Let’s Go To She Speaks: July is for Packing!

This post was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with links and information related to She Speaks 2017.  Less than THREE weeks until we all get together for the She Speaks conference!! Are you getting excited?  I know ... Read more

Simple Steps to Building Community

When we start looking at examples of community in the Bible, we are naturally drawn to the account of the early church in Acts. They worshipped, ate and lived together in harmony, devoted to the apostles and to each other. ... Read more

Let’s Go to She Speaks! June is for Deadlines!

This post was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with links and information related to She Speaks 2017.  Ack!!!  It’s June already!!  Can you believe it? Just a few short weeks until we are all together in Charlotte ... Read more

What I Learned from Launching A Podcast

When my business coach first told me I needed to start a podcast, I thought I’d rather poke my eyes out with a hot needle. I was very familiar with the podcasting world.  At that point, I had been a ... Read more

My Favorites from the Amazon 3-for-2 Book Sale!

Note:  The 3-for-2 deal in this post has expired, but most of these books are still on sale.  Check them out, along with other deals in the Amazon Prime Day sales. You’ve been waiting for it an it’s finally here!  ... Read more

Five Steps to Feel More Well-Rested

I’m happy to welcome Tracie Johnson to the blog with some tips for being more well-rested. And who doesn’t need more rest these days? Only a few people in the world are able to fall asleep right after their heads ... Read more

Simplify Your Systems With Spreadsheet Templates

Web platforms, browser extensions, apps, and desktop software—there is no shortage of helpful tools for today’s business and ministry leaders. While these tools can be total game-changers for you and your organization, they can also be challenging to learn. This ... Read more

Best New Books for Christian Women Leaders in 2021

One good thing about being locked in my house for months is that I made a good dent in my “To Be Read” book pile in 2020.  It was a great book year, and 2021 is shaping up to be ... Read more

3 Tips For Choosing Your 2021 Planner

Have you found your 2021 Planner yet? If you’re like me, getting your planner set up for the next year can be exciting, but at the same time it can also be daunting. Browsing through endless types of planners can ... Read more

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