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It’s OK To Grieve

4word founder Diane Paddison shares about specific chapters of grief in her life, and what they have allowed her to accomplish for God's glory.

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The Many Forms of Loss

Author and coach S. Renee Smith-Larry discusses the various forms of loss you may encouter and how each has a different grief (and recovery) to go with it.

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When You’re One of the ‘Brokenhearted’

Grief and suffering are unavoidable facts of human life, but that doesn't mean we should let ourselves be blindsided by it. Let's learn what to do!

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The Universal Importance of Community

We wrap up this month's discussion on influencing your community with a reminder that community is a universal concept and its importance is just as broad.

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Tips for Being “God’s Light” In Your Community

Not sure where to start when it comes to being a positive influence on your community? We share some tips for influencing your work, home, and church!

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Give What God Has Given You to Share — A letter from Diane Paddison

This week is 4word's annual Giving Week and our founder, Diane Paddison, shares a personal letter with you about what kind of impact your support has.

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Must-Haves For Your Community

There's a community, and then there's a GREAT community. Joi Freeman shares some must-have traits your community (and you!) should have to be impactful.

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How Important is Community?

Are you part of a community? Many of us have our "people" but have you ever stopped to consider the importance of those you spend time with?

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Why Today’s Cultural Issues Won’t Die

As August comes to a close, so does our conversation around the "tough topics" hanging over our society today. See why these issues persist and what to do.

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Survivor of Sexual Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation

Judy Foley, Founder and CEO of The Culture of Trust, shares her personal story of surviving sexual discrimination and harassment and how she's evolved.

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The Richness of Differences

Dr. Michelle Deering, clinical psychologist and Mother-Daughter Relationship Consultant, encourages us to see the richness in differences among each other.

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Today’s Dividing Walls of Hostility

Ageism. Racism. Sexism. These issues and many others have gone from hypothetical terms to everyday life for many of us, women and men. What can be done?

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How Christians Should View Self-Care

Is self-care Biblical? Are we right to feel guilty about taking time for ourselves? We wrap up July's self-care talk with how Christians should view it.

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What Self-Care Looks Like to a 4word Woman

We asked the 4word team to share what self-care looks like in their lives and shared their answers with you. We hope this sparks some ideas!

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Why We Must Rest to Work

Christy Baca guest writes on the 4word blog about how she has learned that in order to be the most effective worker, she has to make room for rest.

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Self-Care When Life is Messy

Jane McGrath learned the vital importance of embracing self-care in the midst of a "messy life" after unexpectedly becoming a caregiver to her husband.

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When Self-Care Guilt Strikes

Do you battle guilt when you prioritize your needs over others'? Does everyone around you seem happier than you? If you answered "yes," read this.

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It’s Time To Say “Enough.”

Does the thought of simplifying your life make your head spin more than tackling your to-do list? It's time to say "Enough."

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3 Steps to Simplify Your Life

4word founder Diane Paddison shares three steps she used to help simplify her life and keep her days intentionally focused on what matters most to her.

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How Being an Intern Can Help You Live Intentionally

Living intentionally starts with a solid foundation on which your professional and personal life can bloom. Read how internship can help secure your roots.

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