Are the Holidays Stressing You Out?



Your weekly roundup :: November 13 – 17

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.


This week’s blog: “Growing Into Gratitude”

Can we be grateful in hardship? Sharon Purcell, 4word: Seattle leader, shares how gratitude helped her grow and thrive when her life took an unexpected turn. Don’t miss Sharon’s encouraging story of healing!

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How Open Are You Really?

Neena Newberry shares five “blocks” you may be putting up at work (or in your personal life) that’s keeping those around you from being able to fully connect with you.





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How to Recover from a Setback

May Busch offers her “keys” to coming back from an unexpected turn of events.






5 Ways to Stay Close to God During the Busy Holiday Season

As the holiday season gets into full swing, Ann Swindell writes on Relevant Magazine with her list of five ways to keep focused on God amidst everything else competing for your attention.





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Listen to our latest “Mentoring Monday” show

Our latest “Mentoring Monday” radio show featured Pat Myers.





Need a short devotional to stay close to God during the crazy-busy holidays? Be Refreshed: A Year of Devotions for Women in the Workplace is available now!

4word: Local Group Events

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.




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