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Labor Day came and went, the leaves are starting to take on those beautiful colors and it makes me think about what this next season will bring. It's time to sit with a nice warm cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate and start thinking about doing a little fall pruning to get you ready for this coming season.
I knew it was in my house and tried to deny it. Oh sure, there were a couple of signs. But I chose to ignore them and pretend it wasn't there. Why God, I wanted to ask? Michael was out of town and I was home by myself! My anxious heart knew I was about to face one of my greatest fears…
Years ago, a fellow leader said to me, "It's okay if you don't raise all the money Renee". I looked him in the eye and said, "It isn't up to me to raise it, it's up to God." I felt my knees quiver as I realized the enormity of what God had called me to do…
We've all said or thought it - people matter, but do we really reflect this in our work and in our family? Years ago, I didn't reflect it. I was busy trying to do it all and was failing in some way in every area of my life. As a wife, a mother, a business owner, volunteer and friend. Like many of you, I have many guilt moments when I put things I thought were more important - ahead of my family and others.
Your dream is not about you....it never was.
I want to dedicate my first blog post to all you Big Dreamers out there.
What I love about you is you want to be part of something bigger than yourselves.
You know your dream is not about you, it never was.
You have an unquenchable desire to positively impact the lives of others. I totally get and agree with that.
You have a passion to leave your mark in this life and when you do – this world will be forever changed.