Near in sympathy Exalted in contemplation - The call to think Pray Lead By Love.
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. Some transcend their weakness and their limitations . They strive to serve the world . They are the peacemakers the bringers of justice . Let us cherish them in imitation. .
I've just launched a new blog on leadership and Christian spirituality. The first post is called "Practical, Theological, Personal" and if you are interested, you can read it here. You will recognise the imagery! Thank you for your ongoing interest and reading of my writing, Michael
A simple way to understand leadership is through the word “influence”. A mother or father feeds, loves and teaches their baby – that is a kind of leadership. A teacher helps a group of children to learn more and more complex knowledge and skills – leadership, again. In any human relationship there is the potential … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: The Spirituality of Leadership
Sustain us by spirit and by song, By the power of presence - Your strength is in servanthood, Your gift of life.
In my previous posts on this theme, I have explored how Jesus had a spiritual life, his relationships with other people (1); and how he had a mission to bring healing and wholeness (2). He also had an amazing, charismatic pull to him so that people flocked to hear him speak, people went to him … Continue reading The Spirituality of Jesus (3) – The Mentor Leader
The summit Passes Another Resolution While God Does he laugh? Or is he Crucified? And those who lead Must first be led First serve Who would be served.
For some People throng To see To touch Their presence Is power The charisma Of the hour But does spirit Stand the test of time?
Look For the leaders Who show With their lives That their souls Are powered By the principles They pronounce With such Certainty – Their spirits Shine With the charisma Of integrity.