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Tag Archives: courage
(Issue #538) The Package And The Person
Maybe if we focus on the person, we may come to see the packaging in a different light. “They’re nice but, you know, they belong to that political party.” “She’s a retired teacher. So cheerful. Just don’t understand how she … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, awareness, community, courage, critical thinking, mindfulness 4 Comments
(#Issue 471) Confronting the Bullies
What we do in these situations defines our characters, our communities, and our destiny. DeRay Mckesson, in On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, reminds us of the power a bully holds when we fail to confront … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, bullies, core values, courage, Life lessons Tagged bullies, collaboration, courage, resilience 1 Comment
(#Issue 469) Taking a Stand
It, however, did lead to a deeper conversation with myself. And, even if on a minute level, a deeper appreciation for people who stand up for what they believe. Slacktivism references a “low-cost substitute for substantive actions.” Hitting a “like” … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, courage, Life lessons Tagged civil rights, commitment, courage, growth, self-awareness 1 Comment
(Issue #462) The Power of the Stumble
May God bless you with enough foolishness to believe that you can make a difference in this world, so that you can do what others claim cannot be done. – A Franciscan Blessing – Stumbling is not pretty. May even … Continue reading
Posted in action, courage, Failure, Life lessons, resilience, vulnerability Tagged awareness, courage, failure, growth, resilience, stumbling 1 Comment
(#366) Why Not You?
Speaking and writing does not belong to some elite group of individuals. Have you considered publishing or speaking to broaden the powerful impact and reach you already have on those around you? It could be for a small local audience … Continue reading
Posted in change, collegiality, Community, courage, Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience, self-efficacy, service Tagged change, confidence, courage, goals, memoirs, public speaking, teaching and learning, wisdom, writing 3 Comments
(#339) Learning From The Low Vibrations
At times, we find ourselves caught up in the low-vibrations of negativity and defeatism. Draw on the strength within, around, and above. Nine words. As I read my editor’s comments and reread my entire manuscript, nine of my words jumped … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, authenticity, confidence, courage, Failure, Goals, hope, Life lessons, listening, mindset, Motivation, Passion Tagged achievements, courage, failures, goals, mistakes, motivation, reflective practice, self-reflection 1 Comment