WALK THROUGH by lindahy


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If I told you there was an open door before you, right now, which
leads to a life spent with your family and enjoying the potential to live

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free of financial worries, would you walk through it? What if it is a
life where you have the time and connections to make the big proj-
ects you dream of come to pass? How about a life where you are in
control of your own destiny and one defined by helping others
achieve the same awesome experience? Would you be interested in
walking through such a door? What if I told you that less than eight
months ago I, personally, walked through this door and I have expe-
rienced all of these things firsthand? What if I told you I would walk
through this door with you and help you experience what I have
experienced? Would you be interested in reading my story? Would
you be interested in knowing what this life-changing door is called?
                                                                                                                                                melinda farley
In August of 2005, we, along with millions of others along the Gulf                                                   Independent Consultant, Regional Vice President
Coast, experienced the worst natural disaster in our nation’s histo-                                                            Melinda Farley Region; Semmes, AL
ry: hurricane Katrina. My responsibilities of serving alongside my
husband as senior pastors of a fast-growing church, coupled with
the responsibilities of managing 45 of our investment properties,
                                                                                               I was introduced to the gift of Arbonne by a lifelong friend, AM Kim
were magnified almost a thousand times. And to top it off, three
                                                                                               Setser. My first reaction to the business was, “You have got to be
weeks later I assisted directing a major capital fundraising cam-
                                                                                               kidding! I do not even have time to breathe as it is. Besides, I have
paign designed to finance the construction of our new worship cen-
                                                                                               tried network marketing before, and it does not work.” At the time,
ter, which was being built to accommodate the record-breaking
                                                                                               I could not afford the risk. Soon, I realized that I could not afford not
crowds at services.
                                                                                               to take the risk!
I had asked all of our key staff to pray and believe for opportunities
                                                                                               When God is ready to bless you, He often gives you an idea, a con-
to happen, allowing us the finances we needed. Three weeks later,
                                                                                               cept or insight. Then, it is up to you to take that idea, concept or insight
                                                                                               and develop it. I had enjoyed a measure of success in life prior to
                                                                                               Arbonne; however, something was missing. For so many years, my
                                 Melinda with husband, Chris.
                                                                                               husband and I had so many ideas and God-given goals, yet it seemed
                                                                                               no matter how successful we were in helping others and regardless of
                                                                                               the profits generated by our investments, it was never enough to finance
                                                                                                                                                                      continued ...

                                                      Melinda’s sons, Chase, 10 and Chandler, 7, with Melinda’s              Melinda, Chris, Chase and Chandler at the beach in
                                                      husband, Chris, at a youth golf tournament.                            Destin, Florida.
                         success strategy:

                                                                                                                                                                          NEW REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
    “        Believe, be coachable, active,
             generous and be unstoppable.
   our dreams. I finally understood: Insanity is doing the same thing over
   and over, and expecting different results. It was apparent the way we
   were operating was not working!

   While visiting relatives in Tulsa for Christmas, in December of 2005,
   my husband and I had the awesome opportunity to meet with ENVP                Melinda’s Indianapolis, Indiana team.
   Carleeta Nelson and ENVP Patty Cummins at Carleeta’s house in
   Norman, Oklahoma. With the assistance of my friend Kim that day, it
   was as if Carleeta opened the door wide and dared me to enter. On
                                                                                   I am glad you said yes. To Consultants Deborah Ragan, Sandy Waller,
   our way home, I made a commitment to give my Arbonne business all
                                                                                   Becky Webb, Carol Rainwater, Rebecca Waldrop and Kristin Kidd: The
   I had for the next 12 months and see what happened. Although I had
                                                                                   door is wide open.
   signed up as a Consultant without even trying the products, the moment
   I used the products, I knew they were superior. From that day on, I was
                                                                                   To all the beautiful people and dedicated staff at our church: I did
   committed to taking my business over the top. I realized this was the

                                                                                                                                                                                          The testimonials in this story reflect the actual experience of an individual, are anecdotal only, and may be atypical.
                                                                                   this for us!
   answer I had been praying for! Amazingly, in less than 20 weeks, I
   was driving my beautiful, brand-new Mercedes-Benz.
                                                                                   To my parents, the late Reverend Ralph Sr. and Virginia Harley, as
                                                                                   well as to my father-in-law, Don Farley: Thanks for all you do and
   Promoting to RVP has been unbelievable and I would like to thank all
                                                                                   your unswerving support!
   of my wonderful team members. If I have seen farther, it is because
   I stood on your shoulders. You guys are the best!
                                                                                   To my children, Chase, 10 and Chandler, 7: You are mama’s Why
                                                                                   that makes me cry. Thanks for understanding when I could not be at
   To Kim Setser: Thank you for sharing the gift of Arbonne with me.
                                                                                   your ballgames, karate tryouts, piano recitals and school programs.
                                                                                   Remember, I explained to you that we would have to pay now, so
   To ENVP Carleeta Nelson: Thank you for inviting me into your home
                                                                                   that we could play later. Well, boys, play time came quicker than we
   and your life. Your recipe for success is awesome and it works! To
                                                                                   imagined! I love you.
   ENVP Tammy Higginbotham: Thank you for all your help.
                                                                                   To my husband and soulmate, Chris: Thank you for believing in me,
   To NVP Sheri Nickell: You told me you would not fly to Mobile until
                                                                                   and for giving me your continual encouragement. You understand the
   I received my Mercedes-Benz; how great is it that you only had to
                                                                                   dynamics of a good leader because you are one. I love you very much.
   make two trips? My team loves you and so do I!

   To RVP Kathy Roy: You were such an encouragement with the phone
   calls and gift cards.

   I want to acknowledge the efforts of everyone in my central District. To
   AM Kelly Johnson: I know you were sent to me by divine intervention.
   Thanks for trusting me! I cannot wait to see you in your new Mercedes-
   Benz. To DM Kim Smith: I am so proud and excited for you and your
   team. You will be an NVP soon. To DM Donathan and Christi Hampton:
   I would not be here if not for your dedication and team spirit. You will be
   writing your own Eye on Arbonne stories soon. To DM Kay Parker: Go
   Nation for B.J. You can do it! To DMs Sandi Farley and Kerri Pilkington:

Melinda and the Mobile team with her new Mercedes-Benz.                                                                                   ENVP Tammy
                                                                                                                                          Higginbotham, NVP
                                                                                                                                          Sheri Nickel, RVP Kathy
                                                                                                                                          Roy, RVP Melinda Farley
                                                                                                                                          and AM Kim Setser at
                                                                                                                                          NTC 2006 St. Louis.

                                                                                                                                          Melinda with the new

                                                                                                                                  E Y E O N A R B O N N E | AUGUST 2006

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