Your weekly roundup :: October 21 – 25
As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.
Whatever you’re going through, whatever hurts have battered your heart, it’s OK to give yourself time to grieve. 4word Founder and President Diane Paddison shares her heart on the blog today, explaining how she’s grieved hurts and family health challenges and what her grief looked like.
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All of us will experience grief in some way in our lifetimes, but grief is a special phenomena in that we will all walk through it in our own unique way. Kristin Brown, vice president of communications for the Institute for Faith, Work and Economics, shares her raw and real journey through grief and why she has come to liken grief to an empty canvas. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.
Our work, love, pray favorites
Vanessa Fuhrmans with The Wall Street Journal discusses why evening the odds early in their careers will help women avoid obstacles to advancement.
Beth McCord writes on Relevant Magazine and shares six tips for being a better spouse.
Michael Brown writes on The Christian Post with his thoughts on how to approach the topic of “suffering” with others.
Molly Fletcher interviewed Cal Newport, who shared a 3-step process to declutter your digital life that thousands of people have used to simplify their lives. Listen to the podcast to learn how to make technology work for you— not the other way around.
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!
- Chicago – October Luncheon – October 25 @ noon
- Saratoga Springs – October Gathering – October 26 @ 9:30AM
- San Antonio – Luncheon with Diane Paddison and Book Signing – October 26 @ 11:30AM
- Philadelphia – Recipe for a Remarkable Culture – October 29 @ 11:30AM
- Chicago – Willow Creek ONE YEAR SERIES – Work Love Pray | A Gathering for Professional Women – November 2 @ 9:00AM
- San Antonio – Happy Hour – November 5 @ 4:30AM
- San Diego – La Jolla November Gathering – November 5 @ 6:30PM
- Nashville – November Gathering – November 7 @ 6:00PM
- Seattle – November Gathering – November 7 @ 6:30PM
- Colorado Springs – November Happy Hour – November 8 @ 6:00PM
- Dallas – Central J2S November – November 8 @ 6:30PM
- Houston – Houston Gives Back charity event – November 8 @ noon
- Milwaukee – Metro Milwaukee Gathering – November 9 @ 9:30AM
- Austin – North Meet Up Monday – November 11 @ 5:30PM
- Austin – South Meet Up Monday – November 11 @ 5:30PM
- Baltimore – November Gathering – November 11 @ 6:30PM
- Philadelphia – Chester County Meet Up – November 11 @ 6:00PM
- Twin Cities – Feed My Starving Children volunteer event – November 11 @ 6:00PM
- Chicago – November Power Breakfast – November 12 @ 7:00AM
- Colorado Springs – Lady Boss Breakfast – November 12 @ 8:00AM
- Southlake – November Lunch – November 12 @ noon
- Austin – Lago Vista/North Shore Gathering – November 13 @ 8:00AM
- Dallas – Monthly Study – November 13 @ 6:00PM
- Dallas – True J2S – November 15 @ 6:30PM
- Chicago – Willow Creek ONE YEAR SERIES – Work Love Pray | A Gathering for Professional Women – November 16 @ 9:00AM
- Oklahoma City – Boss Lady Breakfast – November 16 @ 10:00AM
- Philadelphia – Fairmont/Spring Garden Gathering – November 16 @ 10:00AM
- Southlake – Coffee & Yoga Pant Meetup – November 16 @ 9:00AM
- Austin – Northwest Small Group – November 17 @ 6:00PM
- Bay Area – Silicon Valley Gathering – November 19 @ TBD
- New York – November Gathering – November 19 @ 7:00PM
- San Antonio – November Luncheon – November 19 @ 11:45AM
- Austin – Cedar Park Small Group – November 20 @ 5:30PM
- Detroit – November Gathering – November 20 @ 5:30PM
- Philadelphia – Old City/Historic District Gathering – November 20 @ 7:30AM
- Austin – North/Central Gathering – November 21 @ 5:30PM
- Portland – November Luncheon – November 21 @ noon
- Saratoga Springs – November Gathering – November 23 @ 9:30AM
- Springfield – November Gathering – November 26 @ 11:30AM
- Chicago – November Luncheon – November 29 @ noon
For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.