Wishing You a Peaceful and Safe Holiday

As 2015 comes to a close, we are grateful to you for being part of the Be Leaderly community, and excited to see what 2016 will bring.

Wherever you are in the world, Angie Klein and I, your team at Be Leaderly, wish you a safe and peaceful holiday and hope you enjoy this poem by a good friend, global diversity leader Karen Brown.

As Time Goes By

We’ve laughed together,
cried together,
sang together,
created treasured memories together.

We’ve spent hours talking,
walking,
listening,
texting,
giving, and believing that there’ll always be tomorrow.
It’s hard to believe how quickly time goes by.

Here we are,
another season,
deep in dialogue on treason; questioning the meaning of…cherishing the reason for the gift of life, love and freedom.
Freedom to breathe,
freedom to walk,
freedom to laugh, eat and ponder.
Ponder about the life that’s been bestowed upon us.
We, have the freedom to hear, touch, smell, and see the ones we love.

This holiday,
I hope for peace and grace.
Grace for humanity,
grace for you and your family,
grace for us all;
All, as time goes by,
snuggling by the crackling fireplace.

Copyright © 2015 Karen Brown. All Rights Reserved

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