Harvesting – Part Two

“Wisdom is the art of living in rhythm with your soul, your life, the devine.” Fr. John O’Donohue As I mentioned last time, I took a detour from ‘harvesting’ to write about the events of the past several weeks. This time, I stood at the crossroads of whether to...

Harvesting – Part One

Harvesting – Part One “Natural Wisdom seems to suggest that the way you are toward your life is the way that your life will be toward you.” Fr. John O’Donohue Father John O’Donohue was described to me as a “very” Irish priest. That was the opening line my friend used...

Courage

Courage and Leadership “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” –Winston Churchill From time to time different things will enter my brain as possible topics to write about. For the past couple of weeks I...

Leaving Familiar Ground Part 1

Wendell Berry wrote: ‘Always in the big woods when you leave familiar ground and step off alone into a new place there will be, along with the feelings of curiosity and excitement, a little nagging of dread.  It is ancient fear of the unknown and it is your first bond...

Personal Accountability

We are in the final month of the year, and the final year of the decade. We are soon heading into the 21st year of this millennium. Do you remember when we thought moving from 1999 to 2000 would wreak havoc on our technology; the number of things that wouldn’t work...