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For Valentine Lovers Without A Valentine Line

For Valentine Lovers Without A Valentine Line

It is not that I don’t have a Valentine. I do. It is that we are separated by about a 12 hour road trip. Despite that, I told Kathy I would post something today that would melt the miles. I told her that during our over hour telephone conversation last night. Paul Simon wrote about 50 ways to leave your lover. Here, are 50 ways to say I love you.

About ivonprefontaine

In keeping with bell hooks and Noam Chomsky, I consider myself a public and dissident intellectual. Part of my work is to move beyond (transcend) institutional dogmas that bind me to defend freedom, raising my voice to be heard on behalf of those who seek equity and justice in all their forms. I completed my PhD in Philosophy of Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. My dissertation and research was how teachers experience becoming teachers and their role as leaders. I focus on leading, communicating, and innovating in organizations. This includes mindfuful servant-leadership, World Cafe events, Appreciative Inquiry, and expressing one's self through creativity. I offer retreats, workshops, and presentations that can be tailored to your organzations specific needs. I published peer reviewed articles about schools as learning organizations, currere as an ethical pursuit, and hope as an essential element of adult eductaion. I published three poems and am currently preparing my poetry to publish as an anthology of poetry. I present on mindful leadership, servant leadership, schools as learning organizations, how teachers experience becoming teachers, assessement, and critical thinking. I facilitate mindfulness, hospitality retreats. and World Cafe Events using Appreciative Inquiry. I am writing and researching about various forms of leadership, how teachers inform and form their identity as a particular teacher, schools as learning organizations, hope and its anticipatory relationship with the future, and hope as an essential element in learning.

10 responses »

  1. Catherine Johnson

    Great quotes! Happy St. Valentine’s day Ivon

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  2. Outstanding post”.Love is to tread the others like you treat yourself.”Greetings.jalal

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  3. A wonderful valentine from my wonderful Valentine! Our love grows to stretch across the miles when we are apart. Love to you!

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  4. Great post and from such a notable group of folks to boot. Happy Valentines. Blessings, Natalie 🙂

    Reply

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