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Vulnerability

This is a beautiful quote. I need to remember it takes a risk to move forward and this makes me vulnerable. It is in those spaces I find the creative pieces of my life and the relationships that make life most fulfilling.

Dr Bill Wooten

Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity.  If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” ~ Brené Brown, Daring Greatly

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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. Dear Ivon, there are some good talks by Brene Brown on youtube if you would like to hear her speak on this topic. I have found them very meaningful and constructive on my path. Thanks for reminding me of this quote! I remember at the age of 12 having a little poster in my room with the words “Vulnerability is Strength”. All the best on the road 🙂

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  2. I’ve never heard of Brene Brown. Thank you for sharing their quote Ivon. Amazing how the very thing that can catapult a person higher or out of the mire is the very thing that freezes them in place. I do not like that feeling of being vulnerable, but recognize the truth of Brene’s advice.

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  3. Kaufman's Kavalkade

    Have nominated you for Most Influential Blogger Award.

    Cheers.

    http://andykaufmanskavalkadekrew.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/most-influential-blogger-award/

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  4. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    Wonderful, Ivon. This is great. That quote really makes you think about things, really does.

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  5. Wonderful saying!Thank you for sharing

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  6. Kaufman's Kavalkade

    Have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award.

    Cheers.

    http://andykaufmanskavalkadekrew.wordpress.com/?p=4339

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  7. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Absolutely true! A person’s creativity can never emerge on the beaten track.

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  9. beautiful-thought provoking

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