scripture into life
The restructuring of the department wasn’t easy at all. I realized that was most needed was to build bridges between the boss and staff — how could I do that?
Sharing my time and knowledge with an international student in need
I was proud of forgiving my coworkers — but then I discovered that I needed forgiveness.
Not long ago the executive director of a non-profit organization in which I am involved asked if I would be president of its board. I had neither the desire, time, nor experience for it, but I wanted to support this person who was practically working alone. I agreed on the condition that the current executive director would continue to do almost everything!
Once inside this circle, I became aware of broken relationships, favoritism, injustices and some questionable practices. Efforts to resolve these problems were not received well.
It was a hot day, and driving the bumpy road was painful. Then I noticed the driver looked tired — could he be needing some water?