|Christianbook.com: What is a mentor?|
Carol: Mentor! When I began this study, I didn't even like the word! It was intimidating. Now I love the word mentor. Mentor means coach, teacher, guide, advisor. Most of all, I really think it means friend, a deep, caring friend.
Christianbook.com: Why are mentors important to our lives?
Carol: We might as well ask, why are friends important? Mentors are trusted friends who guide and advise. They are invaluable to us.
Christianbook.com: How do we go about finding a good mentor?
Carol: Often a mentor comes from a need I perceive in my own life. I see someone who is patient, and I want to be patient. So I become friends with her, watch her, ask questions...and learn.