Men + Myself + God

Tag: honesty

You should probably handle the truth.

by P. Braithwaite

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I’ve mentioned a few times over the last few weeks, that I’ve recently enrolled in a leadership training at The Institute for Compassionate Leadership. There’s so much unfolding as a result of my choice, but our FIRST assignment was to create a fundraising campaign for a portion of our tuition. In the information packet we received, the assignment was framed as a low-stakes spiritual lesson — our relationship to raising money and galvanizing community support
was clearly an opportunity for growth.

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Quickie: When I’m Held Closed…

by P. Braithwaite

“I want to unfold.
Let no place in me hold itself closed,
for where I am closed, I am false.”

– Rainer Maria Rilke

Quickie: Love without Getting Tired

by P. Braithwaite

“Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
– Mother Teresa