LCWR

Leadership Conference of Women Religious

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Resources for Contemplative Engagement

LCWR both promotes and practices leadership from a contemplative stance. This understanding of leadership is characterized by an ability to wait, listen deeply, trust in process, and be comfortable with paradox and mystery. In these times of great uncertainty, LCWR encourages leaders to grow in their capacity to live and lead confidently and peacefully in the midst of mystery. Such leadership fosters creativity, flexibility, and the strength to survive and thrive in today’s world of continuous growth and change.

We offer a number of resources here that can help people to foster capacities for contemplative engagement. These resources encourage practices that grow our capacities to quiet our minds, listen attentively, deepen our concentration, and engage with greater compassion so that we can live and lead effectively and stay focused on what matters most. These resources include: