When I live in the present moment, that is when I can find peace. #mindfulness #LaoTzu
Posted on February 1, 2016 by ivonprefontaine
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About ivonprefontaineIn 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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So very true.
Words to think about.
I agree. He offers much.
So much wisdom to ponder here.
There is. Lao Tzu offers much to consider.
Love the timeless wisdom of this man.
It just tumbles through the ages.
Beautiful n true ♥♥♥
Happiness resides in the small mundane moments, moments without cognition, happening in each present moment.
Yes, it is in those moments we often overlook that happiness resides.
Agree with past and future but the present is of very trying times for most of us.
You are so right Carl. The present is the hardest place to live, but important to be there. It is easy to fictionalize the past and fantasize the future.
Then there is that Buddhist detachment thing but our misfortunes and dilemmas have super glue.
That is a great metaphor Carl.