Category Archives: Reflection

Questions for Your 2020 Vision

James Lipton changed my life. The career change that transformed my life was inspired by the questions Mr. Lipton would ask at the end of every episode of Inside the Actor’s Studio. James Lipton, who plumbed the dramatic arts during … Continue reading

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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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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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