Tacos, Bikes, Cows, and Listening

We never know where conversations with our children will take us! And what we will learn!

My eleven-year-old daughter saw something curious out the window while I was driving, and wanted to know what it was. I invite you into our little adventure!

She typed out part of our conversation for you:

“Mom, there’s a taco on the end of that bike that’s being pulled by a cow!” I exclaimed.

“What?” said Mom.

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Three Ways CliftonStrengths Helps Grow Relationships

One of the initial things that piqued my interest in Gallup’s strengths assessment was how helpful it could be for growing relationships. Their resources emphasize how strengths play out in relationships as well as how we grow our strengths in the context of relationships. Because of this I sought certification as a Gallup strengths coach.

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Workshops are a perfect opportunity for a group of people to begin the journey of learning about each other’s strengths.

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Put On Love

While one scarf can be pretty and warm, we aren’t meant to wrap ourselves in a bunch of them! If we try this, we’ll find that it quickly becomes difficult to keep them on, much less move in them.

In my last post, we talked about how we tend to wrap ourselves in relationships, abilities, position, and possessions to know who we are and be known by other people.

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