We are early in the new year, both in the calendar and liturgically. With Epiphany, we conclude the Christmas season in which we celebrated the birth of Jesus, the arrival of Emmanuel, the Incarnation of God. The divine force that creates, includes, and transcends all of creation, all of the universe, became human, with all
Posts by Kate Rae Davis
In the shared staff workspace of Resilient Leaders Project, on the fourth floor of The Seattle School’s red brick building, there’s an entire wall devoted to a calendar. Each page is a calendar month, stuck up with blue painter’s tape, and covered with post-it notes that represent the due dates of the team’s major projects.
If you’ve been following Resilient Leaders Project for long, you’ve likely heard mention of the three streams of resilience: people, practice, and purpose. Each are a necessary component of resilience; no one is sufficient on its own. I always talk about ‘people’ first because it’s the most vital. Although people, practice, and purpose are important,
It may go without saying that purpose is complex. It’s layered in its living, it’s full of mysticism in its call, and most of us experience it with so much uncertainty in our daily walk. Even if we cognitively “know better,” it’s easy to fall into the traps of how we think purpose should work,