The Peril Of Perfectionism

  THE PERIL OF PERFECTIONISM Confession, ladies: I have struggled with perfectionism for years. I still do on so many levels.   Being the goal-oriented person I am, I struggle to keep up to “the list,” “the planner,” “the performance,” very often affording myself little or no grace. It’s taken me years to even receive […]

Loneliness In Leadership

Loneliness in leadership

  LONELINESS IN LEADERSHIP A poem I recently read summarizes the partnership of leadership and loneliness. (In part) “Leaders are called to stand in that lonely place between the no longer and the not yet. They will intentionally make decisions that will bind, forge, move and create history. Leaders are not called to be popular, […]

Home Away From Home

  HOME AWAY FROM HOME Like many Catholics at the beginning of the global pandemic, I entered the journey with our Holy Father Pope Francis issuing an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi (blessing) to Rome and the whole world. In his homily, Papa Francis talked about the events of the pandemic bringing to light many truths. […]

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