A Coach’s Point of View

THE HALFTIME JOURNEY AND CARING FOR LOVED ONES

By Steve Ivaska, Certified Halftime Coach   I caressed her swollen face, looking deeply into her eyes and said, “Mom, I love you, you are going to be with Jesus,” tears now filling my eyes.  The next morning she saw Jesus face-to-face. My Halftime Journey had seemingly been disrupted three months earlier when Mom, age 83, had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and we moved her into a nursing care facility.  While the staff of the nursing facility worked with Mom to strengthen her as a possible candidate for

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I LOST MY HEART

  "I lost my heart." Those were the words Pat Ahern shared with me on a dreary February morning at a local Starbucks. After serving for 20 years as CEO of Red Rocks Credit Union and receiving numerous professional awards, recognition and influential political appointments, Pat had somehow, unknowingly, buried his heart along the way. As a self-admitted "go through the motions Christian," Pat was offered - out of the blue - a senior role with a global Christian nonprofit organization. The offer served to highlight one glaring

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A JOURNEY

Editor’s note: Jeff Spadafora is our Director of Global Coaching Services, and has served on the Halftime Institute team since 2005. During a retreat, he wrote a poem… the first time he’s done so as an adult. In it, he surmises the Halftime experience very well.   A Journey by Jeff Spadafora Smoldering discontent just below the surface. Nameless, unidentifiable, real Seeking success and man’s approval fuels the frustration – the heat turns up. Vain attempts to apply impotent worldly salve to the wound. More wilderness – adrift –unvoiced. Suffered

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