Monthly Archives: May 2019

IS GREENLEAF’S CONCEPT ‘REALISTIC’? – PART I. . .

It begins in here. –Greenleaf In March, 1975 my mentor, Lowell, gave me a copy of Greenleaf’s ‘The Servant as Leader.’  Lowell and I spent a year reading, reflecting upon and exploring via deep searching conversations Greenleaf’s concepts: servant-first, servant-as-leader … Continue reading

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A MISSION OF HEALING. . .

In 1973 Greenleaf, in a talk he gave, said the following: I believe that the potential power of the churches remains undiminished, but that it needs to be turned into new channels to be realized as a social force.  The … Continue reading

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IS IT MORE BLESSED TO GIVE. . .

This short piece by Robert K. Greenleaf was published in the May, 1976 issue of Friends Journal: Quaker Thought and Life Today.  I find his words to be timely, thought-provoking and challenging.  This morning, Gentle Reader, I offer Greenleaf’s words … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU DO. . .

Good morning Gentle Reader.  I have decided to share with you the post I entered this morning on my other blog.  This, for me, is an example of a servant, servant-leader, and servant-team member. Yesterday I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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BEING ‘MEDIOCRE’. . .

Greenleaf writes: As I look through my particular window on the world I realize that I do not see all. Rather, I see only what the filter of my biases and attitudes of the moment permits me to see.     …The … Continue reading

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IT’S IN HERE. . .

It’s ‘in here,’ not ‘out there.’ –Robert K.Greenleaf After 50+ years of searching and seeking I have come to one conclusion: Life is a mystery to be lived!  Life is not a problem to be solved.  The mystery.  Consider this: … Continue reading

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THE ‘HEART’ OF THE SERVANT. . .

What is ‘The Heart of the Servant?’  ‘Heart’ comes from the French word ‘Couer’ which is also the root of the English word ‘Courage.’  So in a real way, to have ‘heart’ is also to have ‘courage.’  Symbolically, our heart … Continue reading

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