Category Archives: Reflection

Strength in Struggle

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux In the school where I’m now a Career Advisor there is a 20-minute rule which indicates that a person must work for 20 minutes on a problem in which they are stuck before asking for help.  … Continue reading

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Equity

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux Equity.  This word has come up for me a few times in the last several days.  Equity has been something I think about it terms of a house meaning that you have paid down your mortgage … Continue reading

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Move Forward in Faith

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux This was a day where the church I’ve become a member of voted to call a person to be their senior pastor.  The big deal about this, for me, was that when the congregation opened up and … Continue reading

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For Such a Time

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux One of my favorite books in the bible is Esther.  I relate to her because of the powerful question that we all have to answer:  were you born for such a time as this?  I also … Continue reading

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Celebrating Independence

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux A divorced man recently admitted to me that once he broke free from his relationship, he needed to redefine himself. He started by reclaiming what others told him he should deny: a love for purple. I … Continue reading

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My Year Ago Self

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux ‘I’m mad at my year-ago-Self!’ someone recently said to me. They were upset because they started using an old device they haven’t used in a year and didn’t realize the alarm was set for some before-the-sun-rises … Continue reading

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Treasuring the Elder

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux I am, in part, a partner pilgrim walking into the sacred spaces of those who dare to quest for a vision. One particular man was seeking to be initiated as an elder when I smudged him … Continue reading

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All is not Lost

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux “Why do you want to live in Bellingham?” my husband has often asked me. I kept trying to explain and then one night on the way home a large buck strode up a driveway near the … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux I have been inspired by Deer crossing my path. In consulting Animal Speak I am reminded that the hunt for Deer takes us into the wilderness where we get lost and have new adventures. Deer is … Continue reading

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Pioneering a Way

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux In the moment that Deer reminded me of my call as a Career Coach and how to address challenges in career satisfaction, I realized that Deer is a pioneer. Deer, when called by the Great Spirit, … Continue reading

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