Home is Where the Waves Land

“The waves broke and spread their waters swiftly over the shore. One after another they massed themselves and fell; the spray tossed itself back with the energy of their fall. The waves were steeped deep-blue save for a pattern of diamond-pointed light on their backs which rippled as the backs of great horses ripple with…

Trusting Your Gut

By Samantha McKenzie If I had to claim one superhero power, it would be my gut feeling. It has never steered me wrong. I, on the other hand, have not always listened well enough. Like many other people, I’ve always had this intense feeling in the pit of my stomach that has warned me of…

Putting the Pieces Back Together Again

By Dawn Onley Never get comfortable in your brokenness. I’m not just talking about finances. I’m talking about broken relationships, broken health, broken life choices and broken spirits. Being financially broke may be just a natural end result of all of the other brokenness. Most of us will eventually experience seasons of brokenness, when we are unemployed and…

Women Who Hope Are Everywhere

By Samantha McKenzie Women who hope are all around us. Our world is filled with beautiful, inspiring, and powerful women who embrace each day with renewed hope. They are next to us in the church pews, in the adjacent cubicle at work, in grocery lines and even in our living rooms. We are everywhere. We yearn on…

Working Your Strategic Advantage

By Dawn Onley Chances are, there is at least one area of your life where you excel. This area is a sweet spot for you, something you do with ease that others might find challenging. It’s your gift, a talent bestowed to you from God. Chances are you enjoy doing it. We usually enjoy what…

Be Silent, Be Still, Be Quiet

By Samantha McKenzie I’m a talker. Not quite at the Chatty Cathy level, but I have my moments. I’m also a listener. I will lean into a good story and hone in on the delicate parts that point my soul to the human spirit. Quiet time, however, usually occurred during my sleep. Yes, I am guilty as charged. I…

The Courage to Come Out of the Rut

  “If you want to know your past, look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future, look into your present actions.” – Padmasambhava By Dawn Onley It’s so easy to get into a rut. The routines of family life, the drudgery of unfulfilling work, the comfort of familiarity, the predictability of…

5 Traits All Women in Leadership Should Have

By Samantha McKenzie Being a leader doesn’t mean you manage a large group of people at work or are responsible for performance evaluations. Today’s leadership simply means you have the opportunity to grow an idea, implement a plan and be the driving force in orchestrating change. Whether you manage a group of 2 or 2,000,…

Choose Wisely

By Dawn Onley  You have more than enough. You are more than enough. Although it may not seem like it when the bills are due, even less so after they are paid, your life is brimming with abundance! There is ample food and drink. You have a home. You have people who love you and…

Diving into a Life Worth Living

By Samantha McKenzie Inspiring women to chase after their dreams and follow their passions comes at a high price. The stakes are steep and the sacrifices are almost insurmountable. The acceptance rate is low and the negative comments usually come from the people we care about the most. But we do it anyway. We encourage…