Celebrating Six Decades in the Land of the Living

I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came upon me; I was overcome by trouble and sorrow. Then I […]

Precious Pearls

Precious pearls and pigs.  As a life coach, I get the opportunity to meet and engage with a variety of people as does my husband, the counselor. People from all walks of life. Each one has a personal story compiled of relationships, experiences, and opportunities or lack thereof. No two are alike. Not in life’s […]

Bring Home the Harvest

5 Those who walk the fields to sow, casting their seed in tears, will one day tread those same long rows, amazed by what’s appeared. 6 Those who weep as they walk and plant with sighs will return singing with joy, when they bring home the harvest. Psalm 126:5-6 ~The Voice This one’s for the sowers. The same ones […]

One Choice From a Different Life

We’ve all been there. One choice from a different life. Sometimes we knew it. Sometimes we blew it. Sometimes a glance in the rearview mirror is all it takes to confirm we made the right choice. Sometimes the coulda, woulda, shoulda’s staccato’d through our mind to a beat our heart never got the hang of. Numerous one […]

Fine Lines: Point the Way vs In the Way

Welcome back to Fine Lines [1], the coaching niche about character – evidenced by a nature and disposition being refined to resemble Christ. Today’s Fine Lines: Point the Way vs In the Way is a place on the bubble many of us are far too familiar with than we sometimes care to admit. I think that […]

The Art of Presumption

to think that (something) is true without knowing that it is true Welcome back to ‘art class’ where today’s medium is the art of presumption. Largely homegrown, presumption (thinking that something is true without knowing it is true) begins by being stitched into our childhood perceptions. A classic example is the ‘one bad apple’ syndrome. […]

Women’s Retreat – May 5-7, 2017

Nancy Bentz, Life Coach & Shammah Ministries  Spring 2017 ‘Desires & Longings’ Women’s Retreat May 5 – 7, 2017 Friday 4 pm to Sunday 10 am Clearwater Lodge at Davis Lake Newport, WA For more about the retreat and all the details, please refer to the retreat brochure. Due to popular request from the last retreat for a […]