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Read It Again!


Guest Post by Amanda Price Has this ever happened to you? You pull a cuddly toddler onto your lap, open a favorite story book, and read to “The End”… And without missing a beat, the toddler says, “AGAIN!” Then, upon reading the story a second (or even a third) time, the toddler still says, “AGAIN!” Do […]

Feeling Stuck in Life? A Spiritual Director Can Help


By Kim Mulder, Certified Spiritual Director About 15 years ago an acquaintance told me that she had a “spiritual director.” Even though I had no idea what a spiritual director did exactly, it struck a chord deep within me. I could sense that someday this phrase that made my heart sing would be a part […]

What is Spiritual Direction?


By Kim Mulder, Certified Spiritual Director Are you feeling stuck in life? Do you have persistent questions about patterns you see in your life? Maybe the box that has held your life no longer includes all the tools you need to navigate faith, family or profession. Perhaps you need someone who can listen and let […]

Caring for Leaders

Guest Post by Rodger Price, Executive Coach As the founder of an executive coaching consultancy, I have the incredible privilege of caring for leaders and helping them grow. As such, I’ve been asked if I might share some insights about how to care for leaders. Here are a few thoughts: Unless you have strong reasons […]

Why Is It So Important to Read?

March is Reading Month. In most schools around the United States teachers will invite parents, grandparents, business leaders, and police chiefs into the classroom to impart the importance of reading to children. Why is reading so important? It’s because at every phase of life, reading helps us learn, grow, and secure the information we need […]

Listening Someone to a Solution

Guest post by Rodger Price, Executive Coach Have you ever noticed that you can “listen someone into” a great solution? I know the grammar of that sentence isn’t that great, but I really like that expression. It turns out that most people can find their own solutions for the issues they face. It’s also true […]

The Therapeutic Benefits of Reading to Someone

A note from Karen Mulder: Approximately 22 years ago Stan, my professor at Western Theological Seminary, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  For the past two years, Stan has been living in a care facility.  His wife Nancy visits him on most days and has found reading to Stan a pleasurable—and even therapeutic—activity for both of […]