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Five Benefits of Healthy Goodbyes

Five Benefits of Healthy Goodbyes

Research and personal experience reveal just how critical healthy goodbyes are to the transition process. Yes, even for the introverts among us who would rather board the plane and save the goodbyes for later! Here are five benefits of saying meaningful, healthy goodbyes...

Life After Transition

Life After Transition

God has his own way of getting us ready for change. Transition is a process of letting go, grieving the losses, celebrating the past, and moving forward by faith into a new season of life and ministry. 

Forever Friends and Random Places We've Lived

Forever Friends and Random Places We've Lived

The ups and downs of transition are a good time to honor memories of people and places with a spirit of gratitude, to anchor ourselves in some part of our past when the future is uncertain.

Transition Talk

Transition Talk

Conversations during seasons of transition have the potential to become volatile. We may go into a meeting with the best of intentions, but the insecurity and anxiety connected with transition can trip us up, and before we know it we are saying things we regret.

The Two Sides of Transition

The Two Sides of Transition

Whether transition is forced upon us or comes about by personal choice, making it to the other side requires that we intentionally process the loss and plan for the next productive season. Is it possible to walk through a major life transition with both hands full, one doing the work of grieving losses, and the other gradually filling up with good seed to plant in rich soil?