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This is a beautiful image with a wonderful quote. We need reminders that in the darkest of times the sun will rise again shining on us and the world.


Even the darkest night will end 
and the Sun will rise. ~ Victor Huge

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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.

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  1. Great picture, great quote. Not quite sure who Victor Huge was though? lol

  2. Beautiful.
    The days are getting longer where I live but shorter in the southern hemisphere.
    Since December 21, sunrise is about six minutes later, but sunset is already twelve minutes later. Soon the sun will begin to rise earlier, and I can’t wait!

  3. So true. Even though a massive cloud bank blocks the sky, we,still believe it still,exists.

    Faith is a funny sentiment for humans, no?

    We are,told heaven or life after death exists, however I know no one who has come back and verified this yet.

    Is it faith or foolishness to believe?


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