Skillfully Generous – Impact (I Choose Love)

I constantly proffer the encouragement that it is not selfish to give growth and development time to self−the True Self. To do so is selfless; and in such selflessness you are becoming more and more skillfully generous.

As we enter the autumn season in this hemisphere, I open the time where I plan: think on this work to which I’m married, where I am and where I ought to go. I try to be smart about it all, but I’m not entirely sure that ever happens; unless of course it is simply smart to do what I love.

It is this unworkable aspect that makes most marriages resistant to mere strategy as a way of improving them or saving them. Something more essential needs to be fed at its center. −David Whyte, The Three Marriages: Reimagining Work, Self and Relationship

This planning season I will place love (my voice) at the center of my planning acts. If it comes down to trusting smart or love, I choose love−and this is smart. My responsibility−ability to respond−in and with it all is to be in the moment. For after all, when I’m doing my best work−having my Impact−I am fully present.

Love is the energetic center, my voice in all I do. Presence is the method; an objective holding me to what is good and right.

Sometimes personal and professional growth is about getting out of one’s own way. In this season of contemplation I will adjust to being with what is so that I am out of the way to what really ought to be through me; and with my soulful participation.

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About Jeff Brunson

In this whirling 21st Century the individual needs to embrace the authentic self and confidently leverage the energy and power found there. As we entered the 21st Century, I became more concerned about what leaders like you needed for successful influence and personal fulfillment. As we move deeper into this challenging 21st Century, I’m more convinced than ever that the core of my work is in helping individual leaders remember who they are − a trueness. It is about confidence found in your authenticity.

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  1. Pingback: I Choose Love | Wading the Stream of Awareness

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