introduced in 1864 from the Bolivian Andes
Summer winds down and the scurry of back to school begins to gear up.
Still miss that start up excitement of getting a classroom ready for students.
But don't miss the anxiety of "feeling you can't get it all done".
Right now-- reading Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership- By Ruth Haley Barton.
Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry. Need to explore a little more about the word Crucible.
Spiritual leadership springs forth in grace
from our very desire for God's presence.
This does not take effort or striving. It takes courage,
a kind of showing up, attentiveness.
Gerald May, 1998 lecture.
|Such vibrant colors and fine detail|
of God's etchings in each leaf
it is STILL- LIFE.