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Quick Insight: Honor Your Mother – the Conduit of Your Strengths

April 26, 2016
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Insights are short, biblical truths to equip you to lead from your strengths. Throughout scripture, God tells us to honor our parents: “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you” (Deuteronomy 5:16, ESV). The word honor translated from the biblical command means to prize, to esteem, or to value. showbox apk for windows You honor your mother…

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Devotional: How to Set a Gemstone to Use It Best

February 17, 2014
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A devotional about valuing strengths In 1 Corinthians 12:18, Paul writes, “God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased” (1 Corinthians 12:18, NKJV). He explains that God has purposely placed each of us in specific settings to use our strengths. The word “set” used in this passage…

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Devotional: How to Cut a Diamond

February 10, 2014
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A Devotional about Valuing Strengths A diamond, formed as a crystal over centuries, is among the most precious of gemstones. Gem experts study the most effective ways to cut facets in a diamond to maximize its color and beauty. Facets – these flat-smoothed planes cut on a diamond’s surface – allow a diamond to make…

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Misconceptions About Strengths, Part 2: Value

November 26, 2013
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God created you and those around you with unique strengths and has placed you together to be more together than you can be alone. But misconceptions can get in the way of learning to lead from your strengths. This series reveals common misconceptions about strengths and the truths behind the myths. Misconception #2: Some strengths…

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Devotional: Can You Rewire Your Brain’s Default Setting?

September 24, 2013
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Valuing Strengths: Can You Rewire Your Brain’s Default Setting? When Dave walked into the office on the first day of his new job, the first person he saw was Nicole. And he didn’t like what he saw. Nicole’s hands fluttered over a messy desk as she spoke on a cell phone, simultaneously checking email and…

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Devotional: Individuality or Conformity – Must You Choose?

May 28, 2013
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Individuality or Conformity: Must You Choose? While human beings may embrace individuality – qualities that distinguish one person from another – we may fear its ramifications. Our instinct is to conform. “Humans have a fundamental need to belong, just as we have needs for food and water,” says C. Nathan DeWall, Ph.D., a psychologist at…

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