Today I asked a question and within three hours I had a clear, definitive answer straight from heaven. The story goes like this….

Earlier in the day I was listening to internet marketing multi-millionaire Sandi Krakowski share the tips and techniques that have built her online business to a phenomenal level. She shared that without a doubt the ability to pray for her followers and her community has meant the most to everyone involved. Immediately, I found myself wondering and asking the universe if this was something that would be good for me to do? After all, years ago I went through ministry training and have spent countless hours in prayer groups saying spontaneous prayers out loud over people and am very comfortable with this. 

It was a simple question sent out into the ethers just as a simple curiosity. We all have those moments when we just wonder about something in our minds. We think the thought and when we receive a quick answer, seemingly out of nowhere, it is quite heartwarming, isn’t it?

Three hours later I received a LinkedIn message from Diane, a woman I met 10 years previous as a fellow ActionCOACH franchise owner. She said I want you to know how thankful I am for you and the prayer you gave me years ago! It has gotten me through the best and worst times! Stay blessed, my sweet friend!!”  What? I was so surprised and to tell you the truth, I did not remember the details, so I asked her to remind me about the prayer. 

She immediately sent me a photocopy of a page from Sheri Rose Shepherd’s book My Princess that I had given to her. The prayer was titled “I Will Uphold You” which shares the story about Esther being born for “such a time as this” when she influenced her husband the King and helped to save the Jewish people. Diane went on to say I’ve kept it in my Bible all these years!” In the picture I noticed a special handwritten message I wrote to her about how God sees her, cares for her and believes in her.

How amazed I was in that moment to realize that even though I have not seen her in 10 years, the prayer had been very meaningful to her for all these years. And “coincidentally” she chose today to let me know. In that moment, I felt so strongly God was speaking to me right away to stay on the path I began years ago and continue to share prayers and encouraging words to others; that we never know the difference a small gesture can make in the big picture of a person’s life. My heart was overflowing with gratitude of the power of God to touch our lives. 

To learn more about how to be in tune with these kinds of positive results in your life, I have created a checklist as part of my signature program R.I.S.E. to Success. You can receive a free copy of the checklist here. I look forward to staying in touch and sharing more stories and insights with you. 

With Love and Peace, Patrice 

Comments

comments

Meet the Cultivators of Stellar Company Culture!

March 21, 2016

Naturally Boulder has been a catalyst for Colorado’s dynamic natural products community and companies for more than a decade. Tonight at the monthly networking event, we heard powerful stories from three culture champions at three member companies. To promote the event NB said: “Company culture may get a bad rap for being the soft, touchy-feely aspect […]

Read the full article →

The New Leadership Paradigm: Ability to Cooperate

February 6, 2016

This is an articles on one of  five characteristics of leaders, as identified in Richard Barrett’s book The New Leadership Paradigm. The New Leadership Paradigm: “Ability to Cooperate” Kevin Parker is certainly a well-known public figure in Spokane. He and his wife Kerry own several Dutch Bros coffee franchises, he is a state legislator, adjunct professor at […]

Read the full article →

‘Moments of Inspiration’ – 4 Success Stories

January 25, 2016

Deciding what to do in life is best done when based on inspiration. From that idea spark you can then create a strategic action plan to carry out the inspiration you have received. You must act on the inspiration or your chances of achieving success are very limited. While watching a video on the Oprah Winfrey […]

Read the full article →

Where Do Leaders Go To Find Peace and Calm?

November 14, 2015

In the hurried and hectic world of the “new economy”, how does an organizational leader find his or her center and remain calm under sometimes intense pressure? The promise of a retreat to a restful state of being is what many of us as leaders truly desire. May I suggest there are some beautiful ways […]

Read the full article →

Happiness is Wanting What You Have

October 3, 2015

Recently I celebrated my birthday, which for me is always a perfect time to reflect on my life. I took a walk by the river just steps from my house and the fall air was crisp and clean and the sun was shining brilliantly. This past year was quite transformational for me and I found […]

Read the full article →