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Thoughts to think about this week

Possibility was a popped balloon. (The Girl in Green by Derek Miller)

What have you held in your grip only to have it disappear? Was it for the best afterwards? Why?

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Thoughts to think on this week

There was nothing to look forward to but peace – endless tedious, nondescript, fluffy, white peace. The only thing worse than boredom was labor. (The Girl in Green by Derek Miller)

Somedays our lives are so chaotic that we pray for peace. But, like the writer above, I find peace tedious after a little bit. What about you?

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Thoughts to think on this week

What people want to feel is that the person leading them sees the best in them. (My President was Black by Ta Nehisi)

Yes please. I need this in leaders, and I try to remember to be this when leading…even when I’m really upset about some crazy thing someone did who should have known better. What about you?

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Thoughts to think on this week

To be excellent while still being Serena means she gives us the whole range of what it is to be human. It doesn’t mean she won’t be emotional or hurt by challenges to her humanity. (The Meaning of Serena Williams by Claudia Rankin)

Excellence while being human and fully human. This is my goal. What is yours?