Restorative Leadership: Restoring Your Intentions

To be a Restorative Leader, we must be intentional. The first step of doing intention work is awareness. This requires SLOWING DOWN and often STOPPING all together. We have to wake up to what we are thinking and feeling. Get out of our habit of rushing around and checking things mindlessly off the list. When … Continue reading Restorative Leadership: Restoring Your Intentions

Restorative Leadership: Rediscovering Your Identity

As goes the narrative of my life this year, a painful state of vulnerability in which I am being continually refined and humbled…like a lobster without its protective shell…I am right now, in this moment, both writing about leading from a place of wholeness and connection AND more challenged than I’ve been in a long … Continue reading Restorative Leadership: Rediscovering Your Identity

Moments

Whirling thoughtsAnxious feelingsDesire to control This has been my existence. Firm gripHeavy handWinning What has been the cost? Missing moments Losing youForegoing joy Life has been dull. Big questionsSpecks of lightThe feeling of flow How can I keep it? Thinking newLetting goTrusting you The hardest thing to do. Shifting perspectiveChanging heartOpening up What has transitioned? … Continue reading Moments

Exposed

I let go ofWhat has protected me. I can no longer carry the weight. I am exposed. Unsure of what will be, Longing for what I know,I wrestle with the pieces. Choosing, This time, For me. Shedding certainty,Breathing faith, Gaining freedom. I hope to RememberThis feeling.

One with the Ocean

We are oneThe ocean And me. The sand. Thousands of granules. One foundation. Pure grit. The salt. Flavoring, preservingThis thing Called life. The waves. Ebbing, flowing,Turning, crashing, Back to calm. The mystery.Depths unexplored, Expanse imagined. Beautiful darkness.