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 2

Welcome back. It has been another two weeks of Sheltering in Place. Another two weeks of quarantine and watching the numbers from the COVID-19 rise. Another two weeks of figuring the best ways of coping. I have seen a number of positive things of how people are coping...

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...

How Are You Doing Caring For Yourself?

Her name was Melissa. She was part of a group of leaders I was working with. That day we had just covered each person’s personality profile, and I was introducing them to the “Energy Bucket” and the concept of energy centers (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional,...