On Tending…

On Tending…

How often do we stop with intentionality to examine what is emerging in our lives, not just for what it is now but for what it could be? What would life look like if we were to not just nourish possibility, but to also practice decisive finality? Now is the time to tend, nurture, prune….to pay attention to our intention and have intention with our attention.

Pablo Neruda on Keeping Quiet

Pablo Neruda on Keeping Quiet

I use Pablo Neruda’s poem Keeping Quiet in my transformative leadership work as an exercise to help folks arrive and connect with the present moment. These days, when I find a wave of fear or anxiety washing over me and carrying me away, I have begun a practice of stopping whatever I am doing and counting slowly to twelve…