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SeasonsCTL Alumni Reflections & Information Curated by Alumni for Alumni

“Seasons” is a digital, quarterly communication to the Courage to Lead Alumni community. It exists to increase the level of engagement and connection between in-person opportunities, to inspire reflection and courage in life outside retreats, and to help make the Courage community aware of Alumni activities and events.

Winter 2019 Edition

Winter Poem for Reflection

We invite you to take a quiet moment of reflection at the start of the brand new year. Making Contact by Virginia Satir     I believe The greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be…

Words of Wisdom From our Fantastic Facilitators

A Guided Meditation on Self Compassion By Kim Stokely Kim has recorded a special gift for CTL alums. Play the video below to listen. Border Mission By Ken Saxon  One practice of great beauty and meaning for me is the…

Welcome New Alums from Cohort 7 Alums!

We appreciate the alums that came to Cohort 7’s final retreat day on November 9th to extend welcome to our newest members of the CTL Alumni Community (introduced below). The rest of us cannot wait to connect with you!    …

Community News

Thank you to those that participated in the 2018 Annual Giving Challenge to help Leading from Within continue to support and connect our social sector leaders! Speaking of thanks, several alums attended the LFW Gratitude Party on November 28th shown…

Upcoming Activities

Save the Date for the CTL 10 Year Celebration!    Saturday |  February 23, 2019   Rincon Beach Club, Carpinteria   A dedicated group of alums are working with Ken to plan a special evening gathering commemorating 10 years of…

Past Seasons

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  • Seasons | Spring 2018

Spring Poem for Reflection

Here is a taste of what the current Cohort is reflecting on during its May retreat. Infinitive By Ursula LeGuin We make too much history. With or without us There will be the silence and the rocks and the far…

Words of Wisdom from our Fantastic Facilitators

Being, for a Change By Ken Saxon I’m fortunate to live a life that consistently brings me pleasure.  Certainly I have struggles and burdens as all people do, but I have the privilege of doing work that is meaningful to…

Catalyst’s Corner

Dear fellow alums, I first want to take a moment to thank Kim Irish for volunteering to lead the publication of this new newsletter, which we intend to produce seasonally. The CTL Alumni Council developed this idea after listening to…

For Future Editions of Seasons

Please contact Kim Irish at kirish@one-justice.org with anything you’d like to share with the CTL Alumni Community in a future edition of Seasons. We would love to highlight your work and life updates, what you’re reading and inspired by, ways you’ve been courageous, and more!

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