Found this lovely gem on Laura Bruno’s blog this morning and knew it needed to be shared as widely as possible. I have nothing to add to Timothy Glenn’s brilliant piece, but I did especially appreciate the reference to The Hitchhiker’s Guide at the end 🙂
Here’s a very “timely” one from my good friend, Timothy Glenn.
Patience: Still the Prime Virtue
We’ve heard it throughout the ages, in various cultures and languages: Patience is the prime virtue. The issue of impatience has been popping up in lots of sessions with clients this year, and has raised its head in online chatter.
If you haven’t read it (or don’t remember the essence of it) you might reflect on Laura Bruno’s response to a classic case of mass impatience:
The gist: some people wanted us to coalesce our energies to collapse the global economy so as to speed up our planetary transformation by “starving the beast”. Laura wisely counseled that it would be kinder and wiser to allow time for the unprepared to get prepared:
“A true, positive, lasting, sovereign change…
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