Monthly Archives: April 2018

ENTHEOS, PART III. . .

Greenleaf continues and writes: …I believe to be some valid tests, some indicators that there may be real growth of entheos.  First, two paradoxes; a concurrent satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the status quo.  One is not so unhappy with his … Continue reading

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ENTHEOS, PART II. . .

See out that particular mental attitude which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive. – William James Greenleaf continues: I see entheos as the essence that makes a constructive life possible; it is the sustaining force that holds one … Continue reading

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ENTHEOS, PART I. . .

The way to do is to be. –Lao Tzu In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf introduces us to the concept of ‘Entheos.’  Seven years later, when Greenleaf began to write on the ‘servant theme’ this concept became one of the major … Continue reading

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A MATTER OF ‘CHOICE’. . .

This is the unresolved question: What price do I pay for where I choose to stand? –Diana Trilling In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf writes: …this matter of choice.  Most of us live our lives the way we want to and … Continue reading

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PARADOX. . .

In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf briefly explores ‘Paradox.’  When he wrote about servant-leadership eight years later he noted that at our healthiest we are living paradoxes.  In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf writes: …there is an important internal attribute that does … Continue reading

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THREE ISSUES, PART III. . .

In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf noted ‘three issues’ that emerged rather sharply out of my own experience.  This morning, gentle reader, I will conclude this topic as I share with you Greenleaf’s third issue.  Greenleaf writes: The third issue that … Continue reading

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THREE ISSUES, PART II. . .

In his 1962 essay, Greenleaf noted ‘three issues’ that emerged rather sharply out of my own experience.  This morning, gentle reader, I will continue to share with you, in his own words, Greenleaf’s ‘Three Issues.’ The second issue is the … Continue reading

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