4word Turns Five!

4word recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary, so we asked our founder, Diane Paddison, to share why she started 4word and her hopes and dreams for the future. ------ 4word: What inspired you…

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“Why I am so grateful this year”: Interview with Diane Paddison

As we say goodbye to 2015 and enter into 2016, our founder, Diane Paddison, wanted to thank every single person who had a hand in helping further 4word's mission in 2015. She…

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Choose Contentment

I could never do that….it’s too hard! I’m not smart enough. How many times a day do we entertain thoughts like these? When we encounter adversity, negative thoughts seem to be the…

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Free Time, Feedback, and Freak Outs in This Week’s Friday Faves!

Have you heard? 4word now has an exclusive Membership Program! Join today to receive special content, a free copy of Work, Love, Pray and the companion Work, Love, Pray Study Guide, PLUS direct access to our Job…

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When Parenting Gets Tough, PRESS IN!

Today we are speaking with Christian Tucker about the parent-child relationship, and specifically the teenage years. Christian shares his experiences with us, both as a youth pastor and from his own teenage…

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Wise Words, New Books, and Fun Finds Abound in Friday Faves

Welcome to the end of the week, 4word friends! Check out our favorite articles, video, and pin from the past few days before you start your weekend! Take Notice WLP STUDY GUIDE!:…

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4word Woman Named a Top 100 Women Financial Advisors | 5 Steps to Life Balance | The Illumination Project

It’s the last Friday Faves of June! Check out our favorites from the week, as well as the Team Monthly Favorites for June! Take Notice 4word WOMAN MAKES TOP 100 LIST: Congratulations…

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Last Chance for 4word Mentor Program! | 6 Stories Entrepreneurs Must Tell | Embrace Your Season

As you check out our favorites of the week, don’t forget that today is your last chance to submit your application for the 4word Mentor Program summer session! Don’t miss this chance…

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4word Radio Interview Today, Corporations Can’t Afford to Waste Women’s Talents, Summer Bucket List Ideas

Happy Friday! For some of you, summer vacation is here at last. For the rest of you, just hang in there a couple more weeks! As you check out our favorites from…

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Diane Paddison Interview on AM 1190 in Dallas, Start Right – End Right, 6 Time-Saving Tech Tools, How to Energize Your Marriage

Happy almost-weekend, everyone! Check out our favorites from the past week, and don’t forget that the deadline to sign up for the 4word Mentor Program summer session is June 6! Take Notice:…

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Obamacare, Shirley Temple, Avoiding Office Drama, Depression is Biblical

Happy Valentine’s Day, 4word women! Check out our favorites from the week before checking out for the weekend. Take Notice OBAMACARE ATTACKS: Tim Phillips with USA Today discusses how the Affordable Care…

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Gaming is Giving

Recently, I heard from my friend Erin about a new endeavor that God had led her to. Knowing her heart, and seeing her dream come alive has been very exciting for me-…

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Merry Christmas From Your Friends at 4word!

We want to take the time to wish you a very Merry Christmas! This year, the staff was eager to share with you our Christmas favorites and traditions. Enjoy! Diane Paddison; Founder Favorite…

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The Story of 4word

A few weeks ago, I had the delightful opportunity to meet and be interviewed by the talented Amy Simpson of Christianity Today. We talked all about the story of 4word; about what…

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Overcoming Adversity

I could never do that….it’s too hard! I’m not smart enough. How many times a day do we entertain thoughts like these? When we encounter adversity, negative thoughts seem to be the…

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Embracing Plan C, and Other Wise Examples From Working Women of the Bible.

Expectations are tricky things, aren't they? Undoubtedly, setting some high expectations for yourself can be a positive motivating force in your life and your work. The apostle Paul used them to motivate…

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What to Ask Yourself Before You Say Yes, Overthinking Coffee Dates, and Spoken Word about the Word

Welcome to another weekend, ladies! We have another great selection of our favorite finds for you. Take Notice WATCH: Diane Paddison’s interview “Women in the workforce: Full-time CEO doesn’t equal part time…

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Friday Faves: A simply elegant up-do, God and your important meeting, and Little Miss "No Job? No Man!"

Happy Friday, ladies! We’re back with another round up of our favorite things from YouTube, Pinterest and the blogosphere. But first – some announcements. Take Notice Get involved in a 4word group…

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Friday Favorites: The Marshmallow Test, Floral Prints at Work and Deciding Who Does the Dishes

Happy Good Friday to all of our readers. We hope that you have a blessed, joyful Easter weekend. To kick things off, here are our favorites for the week. Take Notice Diane…

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Friday Favorites

It's been a pretty great week for women. Rosalind Brewer became the first woman and the first African-American CEO of a Wal-Mart Stores business unit. A 32-year old missionary was rescued from…

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