Category Archives for Clarity.Conviction.Courage

Lessons from a Flooded Duplex

The call came at 6:45 am “There are 3 inches of water in our bedrooms and the water is rising!” The huge retention pond was overflowing into the yards and homes. I ran out the door, no makeup, no fixing my hair to get help!  I met my husband and Mike at the duplexes and they

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Listening – Where to Begin?

Pilate once asked Jesus “What is truth?” He asked a good question.  Instead of leaning into the question, he was passive and he deferred.  Pilate had the power to ensure Truth Himself was revealed.  Instead, he yielded to the masses: loud voices, driving and distracting in their chaotic chants.  The world today has changed into

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Listening – Where to Begin?

A client became aware of something quite empowering around listening. She realized that for almost 60 years she had been listening to what everyone else said to her about her, but she had never listened to herself. Over the years, she took on more and more of people’s thoughts and feelings. Through coaching, she started hearing herself think,

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I just need someone to listen to me!

When I checked into the CICU one of the questions the admittance staff asked was if I wanted to be visited by a chaplain.  I said “no.”   Two days later, I was upgraded to a regular room as my body stabilized after a serious incident.  I experienced a cardiac effusion that led to a

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Choosing Life and Community

I was sitting in the waiting room at Raleigh Neurology preparing for my monthly IV. One of my friends who I see monthly was in the waiting room as well. We didn’t say much. The TV was blaring in the back ground telling the same story over and over again, beating the crisis, chaos and

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