Inner Peace

What Are Your Top 3 Core Values?

What goals and dreams are you reaching for in 2024? Do they align with you core values? ⁠ ⁠ Landing…

How Do You Find Your Purpose?

I’ve thought a lot about purpose over the past decade. I guess when you hit your late 30s & 40s…

No is a Complete Sentence

No is a complete sentence.⁠⁠To learn more about why you may have a hard time saying no, click here to…

Do You Have a Practice of Rest?

Do you struggle to just stop and rest? I don’t mean resting at bedtime each night. Intentionally slowing down and…

Setting Boundaries with Work

One of the things I’ve learned in my personal growth is to let go of what I can’t control. To…

You Don’t Have to Earn Rest

Maybe you need the reminder this week: You do not have to earn rest. You do not have to earn…

Why Do the Work of the Enneagram?

Self awareness and emotional intelligence are the top 2 indicators for success as a leader. But it’s not just about…

Healthy Habits for Reaching Your Highest Potential

After I had been studying the Enneagram, mindset & personal growth several years ago I began to realize the powerful…

Simple Mindfulness & Breathing Practices to Use During Your Day

Awareness of how I was living from the core fear and other core motivations of my Enneagram type was the…

The Language We Use with Ourselves Matters

The words we use matter. It matters when we are speaking with another person, but the language we use with…

Seeing the Different Perspectives of Others

Learning to see experiences and situations from the perspective of others is essential to living with peace and purpose. Whether…

Pause. Breathe. Look Up. Find the Beauty.

I first heard this phrase from a fellow Enneagram coach who recommended reading K.J. Ramsey’s book The Lord is My…

The Nuances in Our Language Can Effect Our Mindset

As I’ve worked with my coach over the past year I have tried to mindfully start making small shifts in…

What Do You Want Most?

We’ve all thought about this question. Maybe we want to be further in our career. Maybe we want to be…

Choosing Our Thoughts

Most people believe we can’t choose our thoughts. And while we may not be able to choose the thoughts we…

The Robin in the Rain

As I’m building my coaching business I’m still working another job. My manager recently took another job. I fully support…

What Are You Hoping For & What’s Holding You Back?

I don’t like setting goals. And heaven forbid I set a resolution. It’s going to last all of maybe 3…

My Top Books for Learning How to Cultivate Peace & Calm in Your Life

I grew up hearing and reading the scriptures that said “do not fear” and “cast all your cares” and “…

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Are you constantly thinking about what you should have done? Or could have done? Or would have done if x,y,…

Do You Know Your True Worth?

Do you know your true worth? Whether consciously or unconsciously, do you base your worth on your paycheck? Or your…

A Practice of Rest

Sabbath. It’s something that became almost sacred to me during 2020. The world was so noisy and filled with so…

Finding More Joy

Joy cannot be found outside of ourselves. It can only be found when we are following the way of Christ…

Just Simply Be

Do we know how to just be? My contemplative book club just finished Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth and in…

In a Hurry

I was on my way home from work one recent Friday & traffic was heavier than usual. The university students…

The Slow Work

It’s late afternoon/early evening. I’m never sure what time of day this is during the late spring/summer when it’s 6…

What is Your Core Fear?

God has really been teaching me about fear and the impact living in fear can have on our lives physically,…

What If We Flipped the Script?

“God’s position on humanity hasn’t changed. But humanity’s position on themselves has.” – Marty Soloman This is a quote from…

The Spiritual Practice of Sourdough Bread Making

Over the past year I’ve come to see everything as spiritual even if I do not perhaps see it in…

The Spiritual Practice of Flowers

There is something holy about being in the garden just after sunrise tending to and cutting flowers before most of…

Kingdom of Noise – Part 2

Noise and Fear. These seem to be two major themes God is teaching me about and revealing truths about to…

Why the Enneagram?

Have you ever done something or said something that almost immediately, or later, you wonder why on earth you did…

Be Curious, Not Judgmental

“Be curious, not judgmental.” This quote is attributed to Walt Whitman. It seems to be mis-attributed from the research I’ve…

Celebrate Their Wins

Earlier this week I found out a friend had something really good happen for them. I can’t share what exactly…
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