How to Listen For Success

Are you a good listener? I must confess I’m not always a good listener. Listening well frequently requires skills that must be learned. You will have some listening skills that come naturally to you, and some that need to be acquired. I am an introvert processor and...

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When Mentoring Shows Your Beauty

When I was a pre-teen, my dad had a string of prisms hanging from a tree outside our kitchen window. Sometimes, in the late afternoon, as mom was cooking supper, I would sit and wait for the afternoon light to engage with the prisms. When it did, small circles of...

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Stones in My Path

Frantic prayers were hurled upward toward heaven as decisions were being made in my head. Turn back? Go forward? Climb the hill and risk a bite from a snake hidden beneath rocks? Think, Diane, think!

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This is the word I have been desperate for the whole time, and now I tremble at its appearance for fear of what might be required.

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The Secret Prostitute

Wearing a dress  everyday in the month of December, to take a selfie, to bringing attention to those taken into slavery was getting old. Not that the cause was getting old, but my enthusiasm was waning. After two weeks I was becoming disenchanted with the whole...

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Beneath The Boughs

I have no desire to move from this place, I only want to sit here beneath it’s brightly garnished boughs and listen to Him speak. Not from lofty and high places, but from within my heart. The place He has humbly lived with me for over fifty years.

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