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  • Jerome shared from The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective. by Andy Andrews
    "Without a doubt," confirmed Jones. "Many employers mistakenly believe that admitting wrongdoing and asking forgiveness from their subordinates-even for wrong personal choices that didn't directly affect the subordinates-will strip them of their ability to lead, or weaken them in the eyes of others. Quite the opposite is true. In fact, the very thing the boss fears-loss of leadership-is most often brought about because the leader did not settle the issue sufficiently in the minds of his followers by showing genuine regret and asking for forgiveness."
    Note: Leaders need to know how to seek forgiveness.
  • Jerome shared from Finding Inner Courage by Mark Nepo
    I will bear my loneliness like a planet that cannot deny its orbit around the pull of what is true.
    Note: I bear my loneliness like a planet that cannot deny its orbit around the pull of what is true.-Nepo
  • Jerome shared from Finding Inner Courage by Mark Nepo
    Often, making it to tomorrow requires standing in the fire without being burned.
    Note: "Often, making to tomorrow requires standing in the fire without being burned."-Mark Nepo
  • Jerome shared from Finding Inner Courage by Mark Nepo
    Eventually the art of being awake thins our protections until we are close to having nothing left between inner and outer. It leads us into the pain-joy of being alive with nothing in the way. There is less and less between heart and world. In the morning, I am sure this is a deep blessing. By night, it seems a curse. In time, our pains in being here crack open into a soft wonder that no one owns. I notice everything now, and more, I am everything I notice. Like one who suddenly sees while staring, I now know love, though I have been loving. In many ways, I'm not sure if I'm in trouble or on holy...
    Note: "I'm not sure if I'm in trouble or on holy ground." Mark Nepo
  • Jerome shared from Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit by Parker J. Palmer
    Partisanship is not a problem. Demonizing the other side is.
    Note: Partisanship is not a problem. Demonizing the other is.
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Jerome Colonna