When a Yes…

When a yes blindsides you


You’ve been hard at work, giving it your best. You know that it’s way beyond you: you’ve reached out for help, gotten turned down, either because they can’t help, or because they can’t see what you see. (I’m ignoring the category of those who just don’t want to help).


You’ve put your back to the grind, rolled up your sleeves, knelt in the mud, gotten down to it. You’ve learned to pivot in the face of closed doors, to keep creating new answers.


Then you stumble into another opportunity, another chance. And out of habit, you try again. Not because you expect a yes, but because you’re just following routine (or maybe the call of your heart). In fact, you’re so sure that it’s a closed door (make that a locked door) that as you try, you’re already leaning on the door to catch your breath before moving on.


Then you fall in: it wasn’t a closed door. It was a wide open space. You’ve somehow, in your mad journey of rejections and disappointments, reached the outskirts of the zone of success. The breakthrough is chilling, strange, and you don’t know what to do with it.


  1. Keep doing. A yes is still an invitation to do more work. It’s the goals that changed, not the process.
  2. Celebrate. Cry if you have to. Dance like you know how to. Reflect. Rejoice. Refuel
  3. Expect more yeses. You are in the zone.


War with your prophecy, and win. God got you.


Abba loves you

…and so do I


Hadassah bath YHWH


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Author: Jane Oluwadare
Jane solves hard problems so you don't stay stuck Jane (Hadassah) OLUWADARE is an autistic, dyslexic multi-dimensional woman who uses her different dimensions to amplify one another, and is committed to showing other neurodivergent people how to replicate working wisdom in their respective contexts. In the PKH Network, she brings her various facets, strengths and skills to work together in viable business models, creating solutions for other visionaries, and providing platforms for young people to grow into their own strengths, develop experience and expertise As a data analyst, strategist and business development consultant in PKH Consulting, she sits with business structures to help them identify the gaps in their processes, build the blueprints, strategy, process flows and structures that will get them from where they are to where they want to be. As a productivity and execution coach in PHRONESIS Lighthouse, she works with neurodivergent people to get more productive, and do more with less effort, with particular attention to autistic people and people with ADHD. As a fashion consultant in HSFH, she styles, illustrates, and brings 15+ years of sewing experience to bear as she works to produce and sell stylish clothing that meets sensory, functional and fashionable needs. She teaches creative and trade skills in CriArt Skill Academy, working with neurodivergent children (with particular attention to autism, dyslexia and ADHD) to show them how their natural talents and tendencies can be an advantage inside and outside of the classroom and school curriculum. Utilising games and play as tools, as well as drawing from her own personal experience as a designer, chef and writer she helps them transfer the skills from the creative arts into school subjects and real life. She writes extensively, sharing her thoughts in books, articles and through her various enterprises as creative stories and non-fiction think-pieces available in Books By Hadassah. An International Youth Council member and former Global Youth Ambassador, she sits on the boards of several youth-led organisations in an advisory capacity; and continues to work with others to help develop children and young adults to create a life of impact. At the very core of her being, Hadassah keeps chasing after The One who keeps her balanced and finds the ultimate fulfilment in her fellowship with the Holy Spirit. She quips that He is the real super power that keeps her functioning as an autistic, dyslexic person with ADHD, and often shares the insights He teaches her on Personal Development, Business Development and mindset reorientation according to the Word with Deborah's Court (her ministry expression)

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