Fine Lines: Pithy Little Teachings

Pithy (adj.): using few words in a clever and effective way Welcome to another installment in our character-building category – Fine Lines: Pithy Little Teachings   Ah, the love / hate affair I have with social network memes. For being pithy (short and to the point), they elicit a variety of reactions. #yaknowwhatimean? Several years […]

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Fine Lines: Intentions vs Tendencies

‘Tis the season for more Fine Lines. There’s something about the holidays that brings out our best intentions vs tendencies we seemingly are joined to at the hip. (Which is where plenty of our indiscriminate tendencies tend to land, unfortunately.) Though this little duo goes to the mat all year long, by the time we […]

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Discernment and Duct Tape

Welcome back to Fine Lines, where today we pair discernment and duct tape. They each are a gift in their own way, but often function best as a matched set…if you discern what I mean. Sometimes the hardest part of unwrapping this co-giftedness is knowing when to share what we are perceiving and when to […]

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Fine Lines: Where Grace Ends and Incompetence Begins

“Where does grace end and incompetence begin?” It’s been a while since we met at the intersection of Fine Lines (sometimes the Dear Abby of this blog). Motivation for writing Fine Lines: Where Grace Ends and Incompetence Begins came when I received the following email: “Nancy, I just read your blog about the BOZOs. I met a […]

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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 […]

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