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In Silence You Scream

In Poetry on January 21, 2010 at 9:30 am

In silence you scream

Your heart rages against those closest

How much more does your heart

Rage against the One?

How do you engage a raging man?

Do you gain his trust by force?

It is by desire that man must approach

Peace with the One.

a poem

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Being the Board

In The Art of Possibility on January 5, 2010 at 3:34 pm

“You ask yourself, in regard to the unwanted circumstances, ‘Well, how did this get on the board that I am?’ or, ‘Now, how is it that I have become a context for that to occur?’  You will begin to see the obvious and then the not-so-obvious contributions of your calculating self, or of your history, or of earlier decisions that landed you where you are, feeling like a victim.  This reflection may bring forth from you an apology that will knit back together the strands of raveled relationships.  And then you will be standing freely and powerfully once again in a universe of possibility.”

~ Roz Zander, The Art of Possibility

Lately, I’ve been considering the ‘DNA’ of my leadership.  Do you know what I mean?  It is the cumulative impact I have with others.  It is the feedback I get from others.  It is the hits on my blog, it is the responsiveness/unresponsiveness of others to my invitations.  It is…a form of feedback. Read the rest of this entry »