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The problem with effectiveness

I apologize for not posting last night, but it was a class night and things got crazy with time or its absence. Parker Palmer is one of my favourite authors and David at The Jog shared this wonderful video about a need for new measures in life. Take care and enjoy a wonderful day.

Grains of Sand

We have become obsessed with effectiveness which, according to Parker Palmer, means that we take on smaller tasks. For the bigger tasks, like love, mercy and peace we need a different measure. That measure is faithfulness.

From effectiveness to faithfulness from Center for Courage & Renewal on Vimeo.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and spent the last 14 years teaching in an incrediable hybrid school setting. My dissertation topic and research were how teachers experience becoming who teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

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  1. I enjoy the variety of your blogs. Thanks fo reading mine. beebeeswolrd

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