Sometimes we are the recipients of unexpected gifts when we force ourselves to do things we don't necessarily want to do. This morning I was running late (as usual) for church. As I dashed down the stairs I was thinking that just getting the weekly grocery shopping out of the way might be a better idea. I quickly discarded that notion, hopped in the car, and headed on down the road.
I'm glad I did.
The sermon crystallized a lot of thoughts I've been having about leadership this week. So, a special thanks to Caleb Henry for the inspiration. If you are so inclined, you can find the audio here. Once on the podcast site, here is what you are looking for to follow the audio trail:
So, here is a set of questions to ponder as you set about the business of leading your school and growing connected educators during the coming school year:
Are we on this earth just to find ways to pass the time through mindless, passive engagement?
Are we active creators of content and participants in life with a mission to uplift, inspire, engage, and serve others?
When you serve with purpose, you are entertained by the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual gifts that you receive by being a conduit of goodness for others.
Wishing you a wonderful school year.....