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May 2017

Leadership’s Journey – What No One Told Me                                                              

by Marcia Allen, CSJ

Someone once asked me: “If you had known what was in store for you would you have said “yes” to elected leadership?” Would I have said yes? Would you? Does it matter now that the yes has been said and there’s no chance of turning back? There is only the road ahead. A road scattered with the detritus of shattered dreams, ideas and ideals; a road strewn with the litter of thwarted plans and unexpected crises -- personal and communal; a road in the darkness of the day-to-day plodding through losses and deaths and the endless pain of letting go and planning for what yet must be let go. Continue reading this reflection by downloading the PDF document of the newsletter below.

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