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Empowered By Love

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Love requires vulnerability. And from that vulnerability, we are empowered by Love.

To create is to make something that has never existed before. There’s nothing more vulnerable than that. 

– Brené Brown

So as I shared with my young friends here, I lived in Hong Kong, in Istanbul, Turkey, and then Hong Kong again as I prepared to live in the Xinjiang province and attend Xinjiang University in Ürümqi. As I was discerning my call, China was always on heart, but I was also convicted by, motivated by Paul’s conviction to go where Jesus had not yet been named (Romans 15:20). So while I was in Turkey . . .

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Nicole

Nicole Oliver Snyder’s expertise lies in the areas of leadership, gender issues, and mindfulness practice as it affects both. Leadership, particularly in an urban setting, requires community-relations skills, and an ability to clearly convey justice issues as they relate to felt, spiritual ones. Dr. Snyder is author of Leading Together: Mindfulness and the Gender Neutral Zone, and specializes in teaching mindfulness leadership development, formative spirituality, counseling, and Old Testament theology (emphasis on justice issues). She has a diverse background in international community-relations work combined with volunteer work in multi-ethnic communities, and with local institutions. She is an ordained Clergy; holds a BS in Human Development and Family Studies, w/Education Certificate, an MA-Counseling, MDiv Equiv., holds a Doctor of Ministry and Advanced Certification in Formative Spiritual Direction, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (MI).