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Monthly Archives: September 2017
(#383) Creating Direction
While simple dichotomies may be deceptively simplistic, they can provide a starting point for conversation and movement. Each day we have the opportunity to provide light or darkness. We provide direction or obfuscation. With every decision and interaction, we can … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change, Community, community development, dignity, fortitude, Friendship, generativity, Gratitude, Life lessons, listening, Personal Wellbeing, potential, practicality, respect Tagged authenticity, brotherhood, choice, community, compassion, creation, enlightenment, graciousness, hubris, humility, resilience, risk, tolerance, unity, zest 6 Comments
(#382) We All Live Downstream
Does your community resemble a collection of isolated islands? Maybe you can be the bridge builder for a movement to unite. Hurricane Irma reminded us again of the power of community. Times of emergency bring people together. Whether by reaching … Continue reading
Posted in collaboration, Communication, Community, community development, resilience Tagged community, community development, connections, neighborhood, resilience 1 Comment
(#381) Before and After the Conversation
Conversation presupposes an interaction between two or more people. Synergy can develop with due consideration. Collaboration can result in movement for improvement. Ever notice how what passes for conversation usually is anything but conversation. Look around and you will observe … Continue reading
Posted in collaboration, Communication, Community, consideration, conversation, Life lessons Tagged collaboration, community, connection, conversation 5 Comments
(#380) The Sun Rises Each Morning. Sometimes We Cannot Recognize It.
The sun will shine on the thousands of people who helped thousands of others survive the catastrophe. The storm saw strangers not acting as strangers. The loss and devastation due to Hurricane Harvey defies words. The images bring us some … Continue reading
Posted in action, Community, core values, empathy, fortitude, Grit, Integrity, Life lessons, Making a Difference Tagged cajun navy, community, gratitude, hurricane harvey, resilience 1 Comment