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04/27/2019

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Lori Parrish   Be Yourself…Be You…You Do You. There are thousands of decorative quotes, memes, and inspirational posters out there with these words. My company even has “Be You” as one of the core values we are supposed to embrace while we are working. If you are...

04/22/2019

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Lori Parrish   An advanced-age, barren woman gives birth to a healthy baby boy. A seemingly crazy old man builds a giant boat and saves his family and creation from an earth-covering flood. Three guys in a fire never get burned. A short guy takes a rock to a sword fight with a giant and...

04/15/2019

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Lori Parrish   I recently bought one of the “Life Worth Imitating” shirts from Connection Central. As I was putting away the laundry the other day, it made me take pause for a moment when I saw it in the basket. “Do I live a life worth imitating?” I asked myself...

04/08/2019

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Lori Parrish   “Assume good intent.” My long-time career mentor used to tell me this frequently. It’s so easy to become skeptical, questioning the motives of the people on the other side of the table. “But what if they take advantage of me or throw me under the...

04/01/2019

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Lori Parrish   I am a list maker. In fact, I often make sub-lists that go with my main list. If it’s on the list, I don’t finish my week without getting it checked off. I realize that may sound extreme, but it’s the rhythm of my life, and it keeps me going.   As I...

03/25/2019

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Lori Parrish   On a recent flight home from work, I began to reflect on God's faithfulness to me this year. I realized that I had tears in my eyes as I thought about the blessings I have been given. The man in the seat next to me said, “Sometimes the travel just wears you down...

03/21/2019

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Lori Parrish   It was approaching midnight on a rainy and cold Thursday night. I tossed my luggage into my trunk and started my car. Less than a mile down the road, the annoying bell that indicates my car is low on fuel went off. Annoyed, I contemplated if I had enough fuel left to make...

03/10/2019

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Lori Parrish   I have seen the quote “If God seems far away, who moved?” many times throughout my life.  Like most things I see in passing, I didn’t really take the time to “digest” that quote until several years ago, when I was in a season that I felt...

03/04/2019

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Lori Parrish   I woke up completely disoriented. The flight attendant stood over me, asking if I’d like to rent the use of an iPad for in-flight entertainment for the remainder of the 4-hour flight from Chicago to Seattle. After discreetly (or maybe not so much) wiping the drool off...

02/17/2019

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Lori Parrish   Unless there is a cloudless sky, it’s really dark at 4:00 in the morning. As I was driving one rainy Monday, I marveled at this and one other thing; there are a lot of cars on the road at this crazy hour. I kind of expected to be the only person on the road for some...