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Monthly Archives: May 2018
(#418) Helping A Village Find Its Voice
Listen and respect one another. Find your voice. Use your voice. Pursue your rainbows. We have heard that the village raises up a child. What do we do, however, if the village has inadequate infrastructure, health disparities, high crime and poverty, … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, accountability, action, Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Balance, change, Choice, Civility, collaboration, conversation, core values, creating your future, Dreams, empathy, information literacy, Integrity, leadership, Relationship, relevance, resilience, vulnerability, wellbeing Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, dialogue, dreams, rainbows, relationships, resilience, respect, vulnerability 3 Comments
Simple acts of gratitude offered, received, and witnessed. Note to my readers: Today’s post marks the beginning of the 9th year of this weekly blog. Thank you for following, sharing, and commenting. I am grateful. Gratitude can manifest in any … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Balance, Community, Gratitude, kindness, resilience, wellbeing Tagged appreciation, community, gratitude, kindness, resilience, thankfulness, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#416) A Safe Place to Land
I kept hearing about the connections between congregants and neighborhood, congregants and congregants, as well as congregants and their own souls. Consider this. It’s 1993. You are an exuberant minister with a young and growing family. You walk into a … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, assumptions, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, Civility, collaboration, Communication, core values, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged acceptance, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, communication, community, listening, reflection, religion, spirituality, transformational leadership, vulnerability 3 Comments
(#415) Does the Disturbance Disturb You?
We limit our own growth and spiritual development. “I’ll be really happy if Negative Neil doesn’t come to the party.” I go to the party. Sure enough, Negative Neil attends. I grouse, complain, and shuffle off to a corner to … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Anxiety, Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, awareness, blame, change, emotional intelligence, Excuses, Life lessons, meditation Tagged assumptions, awareness, emotional intelligence, happiness, meditation, reflection, resilience, self-efficacy, spiritual development 1 Comment