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I will be a less active the next few days as I wind up some projects. I will post, but need to finish things for the end of the week so I need to balance my commitments as Sartre wisely advised.

Ambition In The City

What are you totally committed to?  What evidence do you have to demonstrate this commitment?


Start taking action towards the things you feel genuinely committed to. Make the choice to step into your power by putting your thoughts into action today. 

Ambition In The City

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

8 responses »

  1. Thanks so much for the reblog. I am glad you are taking Sartre’s advice and taking action towards those things you are committed to. Have a wonderful night.

  2. Good to be reminded that talk is cheap.

  3. The quotation is excellent but the context is dubious. As far as I can remember Sartre was not saying that one should “take action towards those things you are committed to”. As an existentialist he believed one should just act and be committed to anything, it really didn’t matter what or whether one felt committed to a cause. Not quite the message I think you wanted to convey 🙂

  4. Thank you for such an inspiring post!
    I was sitting home wondering where the post from your blog didn’t appear in my reader. And then I saw that I accidentaly pressed the unfollowing button ( it has happened twice this autumn when I read some posts in my iphone…(.it-s very easy that your thumb press that little button when you want to “go one page back” or press the meny).
    I look forward to read your next post!
    All the best.

  5. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    Great quote again, Ivon. Excellent.

    Good luck with the projects – the real life! 🙂


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