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Throwback Thursday: Contemplating the Cross, Part 4

(This blog was originally written by Jean-Marie Jobs in April 2016.)  My last consideration this month is the Cross as the picture of love through surrender, allowing myself to be captured (in the best sense of the word) by someone.  Think of it, Jesus simply chooses...

Wise Words Wednesday: Seeing What’s Right in Front You

(The link to the original blog can be found here.) When the people we serve present themselves, when they offer us their attention and their trust, we need to work to see two things: Who they are. What do they fear, what do they believe, what do they need?Who they can...

Monday Matters: How We Work and How We Rest

By Chris North What is the perfect vacation for you? Do you have enough rest in your life? Do you ever feel like you need a vacation after your vacation or like you’re not well rested after even a nice long weekend? Recently I was talking with my coach about how I...

Friday Hot Shots: The Transformative Mindset

"In a transformative mindset, significant leaps are possible. Transformation is not based on your history or your past or even your experience. It is based on a new way of thinking and being; a declaration followed up by committed action." ― Jean-Marie Jobs, The Art...

Throwback Thursday: Contemplating the Cross, Part 3

(This blog was originally written by Jean-Marie Jobs in April 2016.) Consider the Cross as a profound example of both love and courage.  What do love and courage require?  Often the reordering of our preferences, based on who we say we are for others and/or our...

Wise Words Wednesday: Turning Toward the Good

Richard Rohr's Daily Meditations: A New Experience (The link to the original blog post can be found here.) Christianity is not a moral matter; it’s a mystical matter. Yet we turned the Gospel into “Monday washing day” and neglected the other days—e.g., “Thursday...