Notes on Courage
Inner work for outer action.
Wake Up to Your Aliveness!
This year on August 1, I sat with a group of women who I adore as we celebrated the upcoming release of Infinite Purpose: Care Instructions for Your True Calling, a book that has provided me with profound spiritual guidance. It also happens to feature a snippet of my story and the stories of 15 other women, many of whom I have the privilege to know and call friends. At the event, we were asked to write an intention connected to our purpose (which was quickly turned into an AMAZING song by singer-songwriter,Lynn O'Brien.) Here's what I wrote:
In today's video, I wanted to share with you a little more about what aliveness means to me:
For the rest of the weekend, I'll be attending the Academy for Leaders, a retreat program from the Center for Courage and Renewal which was founded by Parker Palmer. He has spent his life exploring wholeness and how to live an undivided life. I have been profoundly moved and guided by his wisdom and encourage you to explore his writings and contributions both on the Center's website, as well as his columns for On Being. I am profoundly grateful for this opportunity to continue exploring my own wholeness.
I'd love to hear what aliveness means to you! Let me know in the comments below.
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