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Seeing Potential

Seeing Potential

As I look back at my career in law enforcement, I can’t help but compare it to the journey many Omega interns face. Let me explain. In 2006 I decided to become a reserve for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. It took a lot of hard work from me, and encouragement...

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A Shiny Future

A Shiny Future

Jean’s story is rather typical of the women we meet who are seeking hope for their future. “Jean” is a former intern of Omega NW. When she came to us, she had a background in retail, yet her struggle to feed her abusive habits led her to make destructive choices....

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Whatcha doing?

Whatcha doing?

At Omega, we are staying focused on our mission; empowering women to achieve sustainable life. We have the honor of walking alongside women who are ready for a change in their life. Often their journey isn't what they planned, and they can't figure out the next step....

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Pivot. Awareness. Zoom. Woke.

Pivot. Awareness. Zoom. Woke.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh! The latest list of buzz words is lengthy and some are downright confusing. There are some terms I do understand and some I don’t. I have had to look up a lot of vocabulary words lately. One word that I don’t have to look up is HOPE. Another word is...

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A Season of Change

A Season of Change

It is hard to believe that it is March already! Spring is literally around the corner! It is one of my favorite seasons because as we break free of winter’s grip, we embrace what is to come with great anticipation. For in just a few short weeks, days will become...

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Thanks For Cheering With Us

Thanks For Cheering With Us

As I was running this morning, I was reminded of a story I heard many years ago. I have shared this story multiple times and it reflects beautifully the mission of Omega. Hebrews 12: 1 says: “Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the...

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Beautiful Scars

Beautiful Scars

Our family has an old farm style dining table that was handcrafted by a family friend. Over the years its surface took many hits, scratches and markings. Though it looked a bit beat up, those wooden scars held many memories. As those memories were sanded into a dusty...

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Join Us

Join Us

You’re invited Reading those words of “You’re Invited’ can be either a heart beat skipper of excitement OR a bring feeling of ‘Oh no, another thing to put on my full calendar.” Depending on your schedule and your personality, it can be a delight or a frustration. With...

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Amazing Opportunities

What an amazing opportunity Omega has been given these last few months. We are grateful for each moment to reflect and confirm the vision and mission of Omega. The vision of Omega remains solid and is laser-focused. Empowering women to achieve sustainable life. This...

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One Small Gesture or Encouraging Word

What a journey we all have been on recently. For my wife and I, that journey has included moving away from all we’ve known in the Pacific Northwest to a much different place: Austin, Texas. It has been the beginning of some hurdles and adventures in our creating a new...

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