Monthly Archives: August 2021

CONDITIONED BY THE CULTURE. . .

Greenleaf writes: We are all conditioned by the culture in which we have lived, more than we can ever know.  So many of the conflicts of the world today may have had their origins in the sudden impact of modern … Continue reading

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A TRANSMUTATION AS ONE MATURES. . .

Greenleaf writes: …there is a transmutation as one matures.  One is still at the center of his world. (How could one be unique and be otherwise?)  But with maturity one’s world becomes the limitless sphere of people ideas and events … Continue reading

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A BLEND OF EXPERIENCES. . .

Greenleaf writes: Every life…is a blend of experiences that build ego strength and those that tear it down…  A good definition is that maturity is the capacity to withstand the ego-destroying experiences and not lose one’s perspective in the ego-building … Continue reading

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A STRONG LINK

The unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates Greenleaf writes: …there is a strong link between the word ‘maturity’ and the word ‘becoming.’  …The most important lesson I have learned about maturity is that the emergence, the full development of … Continue reading

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THE NURTURE OF SERVANTS

Greenleaf writes: I am a student of organization, how things get done.  I use the word ‘student’ advisedly because, fortunately for humankind, one never has mastery; one is always searching.  Further, I believe that, in a society in which so … Continue reading

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