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I was originally promoted to RVP in September of 1997. I truly
thought that I had “arrived.” I had assembled the dream team.
We had so much fun working and playing together.
Unfortunately, over the next couple of years of my life and
business, things seemed to unravel as my dream team
experienced one tragedy after another. We were a tightly knit
group and we grieved over our losses together.
During this time my marriage ended and my life was falling
apart at the seams. My dear friend, AM Kuryne Lee appeared
at my home one day and said, “Pray and stay in God’s word
and the right thing will come to you.” It was one of those life-
transforming moments. I knew in my heart that God was speak- nancy long
ing through her and what I heard Him saying was, “Focus on Independent Consultant, Regional Vice President
me.” Over the last five years I have spent a lot of time doing just
Nancy Long Region; Tallahassee, FL
that because I had a lot of healing to do. Many days I just pulled
the covers over my head and did not do anything.
of you because God has a way of making a path through the
Thankfully during this season of my life those on my team were desert and water run, even in the wasteland.”
still selling and building their businesses and I was able to have
the potential to earn a paycheck. I am so thankful that I joined On that day, I dedicated my business to God. Frankly, I asked
this company because during this entire healing period my sole him for a business that could only be explained by the fact that
income came from Arbonne. To me, this says volumes about it was built on faith. From that point on and for some time, it
network marketing! seemed like things got even tougher. Thank you, ERVP Meloni
Barkley for reminding me that we never doubt God’s will when
Two-and-a-half years ago when I lost my Region I felt like sales and sponsoring is good and when we are earning cool
my business was over. The morning I was to meet with my trips and prizes. By the same token, we must not question when
Managers to tell them the news, my dear friend, Fran called to things are not going as well.
share these thoughts which I believe God had placed in her
heart for me: “Forget about things that have happened before My faith was built in the valleys of challenge and adversity.
and don’t dwell on the past. Look for new opportunities in front There have been times when I have been paralyzed by doubt
Nancy with stepson, Clay and his wife, Gail Long. Nancy with ENVP Neta Irwin, ENVP Joyce Owens and AM Sharon Tacot L-R: DM Pam Cooke, Nancy, DM Katie Bray and DM
at 2004 Area Manager’s celebration in Neta Irwin’s home. Cheri Gilmore.
REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
Nancy with Kathy Strickland, Beth May, Kathy Lancaster-Dahl and Glenda Faxon.
“ We have products and a business that
has the potential to change people’s lives.
this is truly a gift and I have to share it.
Nancy’s team for a celebration dinner at
Beth May’s home.
A great big thank you to my management team including: Area
and fear. It was through spiritual, emotional and financial Managers, Sharon Tacot, Mary Lisa Gredler and Kuryne Lee;
bankruptcy that I learned to count on God’s provision. There was District Managers, Beth May, Glenda Faxon, Pam Cooke,
nowhere to look but up! Katie Bray, Melissa Snead and Michele Trescott … you all are
the best! Thanks to the entire Nancy Long Region SuccessLine of
If throwing in the towel was an option I would have done so long Consultants and Clients. It is through the hard work, dedication
The testimonials in this story reflect the actual experience of an individual, are anecdotal only, and may be atypical.
ago. The fact of the matter is that we know the truth already. and contribution of each and every one of you that this goal of
There is a healthier way to work and live. We have products and Region was reached. I cannot wait to see all of the growth and
an opportunity that has the potential to change people’s lives. I success that you will experience this year. I believe that this is just
believe that there is a responsibility that comes with that knowl- our beginning.
edge. Arbonne is truly a gift and I have to share it.
Thank you Dr. Steven Willis for your endless hours of wellness
I thank God for the re-birth of the Nancy Long Region. I am in presentations and for your medical expertise. I appreciate your
awe of the team that I have been blessed with. Each of you is passion to educate. Thanks to my prayer partners, Fran Bugg,
gifted and talented in such unique and special ways. I have been Krystal Gray, Beth May and Betsy Woodward: I am so inspired
blessed beyond measure with the deep friendships and by your faith!
partnerships of so many people. I am grateful that so many
others share my passion for teaching wellness and prevention. Mom, thanks for teaching me that anything that is worth having
is worth working hard for. I am so grateful for the work ethic you
Special thanks to my Arbonne “parents” ENVPs Neta Irwin and and dad instilled in me. To my stepson, Clay Long: You are a
Joyce Owens. You have given me undying support and joy beyond words in my life. I am so grateful to your parents,
encouragement through this journey of personal development. Mike and Gayle, for sharing you with me.
Thank you Founder Petter Mørck for providing this magnificent Ask God to fuel your passion to educate others and then step out
company.To President Rita Davenport, Executive Vice President in bold faith and share the truths you have received! You will be
Stian Mørck, Sr. VP Product Development & Field Events, amazed at the doors that will open for you and you will be set
Candace Keefe and the entire Home Office team: Thank you all free. Embrace this opportunity and experience all that God has
for your dedication to excellence. planned for you.
RIGHT: AM Sharon Tacot
Nancy and DM Beth May. Nancy and some of her team having some
E Y E O N A R B O N N E FEBRUARY 2004