The Seeds – Chapter 1

Feb 21

The wound is the place where the light enters you.  She read Rumi’s words.  It was eleven o’clock in the morning but the blinds were closed and the room was dark.  She wanted it that way.   She read the words again.  For the first time she noticed the tiny ray of light entering her darkness through a corner in the blind.  It fell on her chest as she lay on...

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More than our hearts can hold?

Sep 15

I mentioned a few posts ago that I have been getting ready for a garage sale which has had me going through lots of old things to decide whether to keep, toss or sell.  Since I am an avid reader and lover of books it means I have a LOT of books about which to make decisions.   This is always tough for me.  I often take stacks of books to the local library that I...

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True North – thoughts on leadership

Jun 03

I just finished reading a great book about leadership – “True North” by Bill George. He is the retired CEO from Medtronic. Each chapter of the book had a section of questions in the back to help guide you in your own journey to becoming and authentic leader. The Chairman of the Board of our company spoke about this book during his speech accepting a...

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Pavillion of Women

May 19

We are reading this book for our book club at the office. It was written in 1938. I was thinking it was not going to be very good or very relevant to today. Amazingly it was not. Much of what Madame Wu struggles with is very relevant today. She’s looking for purpose. She is weighted down by her responsibilities in the household of more than 60 people. She longs...

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