Contemplation

The Coach is In… “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” ― Federico Fellini I spend time talking to leaders, or emerging leaders, about the behaviors of leadership.  One of the things that we discuss is...

Forgiveness

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Louis B. Smedes Forgiveness I have been reflecting on forgiveness. Periodically in my life I find myself revisiting this topic, either because I am seeking forgiveness,...

The ‘Vocation’ of My Life – Part 2

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” — Pablo Picasso  The ‘Vocation’ of My Life – Part 2 In my September blog, we explored the question of “how did I come to my life’s calling” and “what is my life calling me to do?”  This entry...

Our Light and Darkness

“People are like stained-glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Our Light and Darkness This past week I was victim of...

The ‘Vocation’ of My Life

The Coach is In… “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”– Pablo Picasso The ‘Vocation’ of My Life I have been thinking about my “vocation;” how did I come to my life’s ‘calling?’  How does anyone come to their life’s calling?  Did I...

Commitment

“It is when you have done your work honestly, when you have contributed your share to the common fund that you begin to live.” — Eugene V. Debs Recently, I had a friend, and former colleague, ask me if I had ever written about “commitment.”  He was asking...