Pray for One

Last year our Church read a book by Bo Chancey entitled Pray for One.  Pray for One is more than just a book, it’s a movement to change the world.

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“Pray for One is a unified prayer that unleashes an exponential movement of God’s love. Praying God’s expressed will into your life will bring transformation to you and to every One that encounters God through you. See how a simple prayer can position individuals, families, and churches to impact eternity by effectively sharing God’s love One person at a time.”

We are reminded in Worship each week to ask God to bring “One” into our lives each day to share His love.  Most days, even though I do my best, I’m not sure if I made a difference in anyone’s life.  But today was different and I can’t wait to tell you all about it.

I was presented with a somewhat uncomfortable situation at work:  an employee pending disciplinary action needed assistance.  Often times employees facing discipline come across to those addressing the behavior as condescending.  Maybe it’s because they think they won’t appear guilty or perhaps it’s because they’re scared to death.  Or maybe it’s a combination of both.  In these situations, it’s easy to think of yourself as superior, after all, you aren’t in “trouble.”  I’ve learned over the years to keep my focus on God and His unimaginable forgiveness and grace and show that same kindness and respect to every employee – no matter how they come across to me.  Today, after I did, the employee shared how appreciative he was.  He said I  was “a breath of fresh air” because I took the time to answer his questions and provided him a sense of peace about the situation.

Today, my sharing of God’s love made a difference!  And it feels so good!

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Link:   Pray for One website

GIVE AWAY, GIVE AWAY, GIVE AWAY

YOU WON’T BELIEVE IT…

(I can’t believe it myself!)

I HAVE A COPY OF KARI JOBE’S NEW CD

Scheduled to release this Friday, February 3, 2017

(actually, I have TWO COPIES – one for me and one for you!)

IF…… YOU’RE THE LUCKY WINNER!

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TO ENTER:  TELL ME WHY I SHOULD PICK YOU!!!!

WINNER ANNOUNCED FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD!

Your Journey is Preparing You for Something Great…Life Lessons of a Career Coach

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I was offered the opportunity to review a book by a newcomer to the field of writing, Ms. Michelle A. Skipper.  The title of the book was appealing; after all, who doesn’t want to do something great?  Her professional title also caught my eye:  Master Career Specialist.  It turns out Ms. Skipper has her PHR (Professional in Human Resources Certification) from HRCI (HR Certification Institute) and is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF).  GCDF credential holders are trained to help people, both individually and in a group setting, make informed decisions when considering their own career development. In additional to serving as Founder and President of Empowerment Consulting, LLC, a career coaching firm, Ms. Skipper is employed as Vice President of Human Resources for a large corporation in California.

Your Journey is Preparing You for Something Great… is a beautifully written autobiography of the author’s life, mixed with professional advice to assist anyone looking to advance his or her own career.  Ms. Skipper stands beside you, serving as your own personal cheerleader, reminding you not to let anyone or anything keep you from fulfilling your professional goals.  What strikes me most about this book is the author’s transparency concerning her own life’s ups and downs and her genuine desire to really help others succeed.

This book is short and sweet and can be easily read in an afternoon.  But don’t be fooled, Ms. Skipper has a way of telling her story concisely, yet doesn’t forgo personal necessary details to lead by example.  Ms. Skipper’s book can be purchased online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble’s websites.

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