A mentor is wise and not led by emotions. With a bundle of experiences that are new to you a mentor is also one with whom you share a passion—work, hobby, charity, or a goal. You may both have children, step-children, survived divorced or an illness.
A mentor could be a master of his or her craft. Or, a mentor may not be a master in any professional craft. Your grandmother might know how to make the best fruitcake in the nation, but it’s the way she interacts with family that makes you want to seek her wisdom.
Even if the potential mentor is a stranger at the moment, there’s a way to unlock opportunities—through persistence, connections, and prayer. Blogger Jeff Goins encourages boldness when reaching out to a mentor.
The Person I Trust and Admire
Yvonne Lehman is the author of fifty-seven novels and eight non-fiction books. She’s a conference director, fashionista, and a lovely Southern lady. I’m privileged to call her my mentor and my friend.
She makes everything she does seem easy, but Continue reading