Category Archives: Inner Voice

The Rockstar Dilemma

The Rockstars: the great performers in your organization. For a while it was you. Everything connected. Everything was going your way. You were on top. You were the one everyone sought out. You were the first pick to help others, … Continue reading

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LLKA (Life Lane Keep Assist)

(Icon Created by Richard Nixon from the Noun Project) Our cars have become technology powerhouses. Cars remind you where they parked, describe alternative routes to upcoming traffic, make noise when you get too close to the curb, brake to prevent collision, and … Continue reading

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Cross-Examine the Narrator

That Narrator. That voice. The one who cuts you down. The one who seems to have a job description to regularly review your faults and past failures and bring a case against you. We can try to silence the Narrator, but … Continue reading

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Yes

Yes. But I am tired. Yes. But I want to rest. Yes. But I would much rather [insert distraction here]. Yes. But it will be hard. Yes. But I may fail. Yes. But people may laugh at me. Yes. But … Continue reading

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Timid Anchors and Storms

We need anchors. Connections to something real. Reminders of who we are. Solid tethers to what is true. Storms come. Physically, emotionally, relationally, spiritually… Some storms are generated by our insecurity. Other storms are the result of another’s activity. Some storms just … Continue reading

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Disqualified

  You were not good at math. You were easily distracted. You got an F. You got more than one F. You lost your temper. You messed up. You lost the account. You didn’t get into college. You didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Recalibrating the GPS

It started as a simple conversation about running, pace, and times. We both opened up the app on our phones and talked about some of the struggles, successes, and challenges ahead while scrolling through the history. Then it came out. “I … Continue reading

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