Facing the Wind: Where are you being called?

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Is there something calling you, in your professional or personal life, that you’ve been avoiding? Maybe it’s addressing a challenge or obstacle, taking an educational opportunity or a stretch assignment, or training for a marathon. Maybe it’s going deeper into the art history you studied in college?

If we take a moment to simply be, these possibilities begin to appear, first as ideas, perhaps as something you return to again and again (clicking through on that professional development class? Taking that trip to South America? Committing to that graduate degree, or asking for a stretch assignment? or simply spending more time with your partner or child, or visiting a friend) but have never taken steps to make happen.

This August is a scary and exciting time for my family and me. We’ve responded to that quiet continuous whisper, leaving our home and community to live across the world in France. Our boys will go to French school, and will have to learn subjects entirely in French, which we don’t yet know. We will continue our own work remotely (in English) but be working hard to continue……




Shannon H. Polson, Author, Veteran and Founder

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