At our most recent gathering the theme was vocation inspired by the Buechner quote:
“Vocation is the place where our deep gladness meets the world’s great need”.
It was a lovely early Summer evening, the sun shining through the wide windows of a room in the heart of London’s West End.
We turned up, having pushed our way through the commuting crowds and from demanding day jobs, including a Managing Director of one of London’s leading hospitals, a Head of a South East London sixth form and a Director with the World Business Forum.
So we began by taking a few moments to quieten the noise and rush from the outside world and instead be inspired and moved by a murmuration of starlings, courtesy of wild life film maker Dylan Winter.
After introductions, we reflected on the wonderful poem “Blackbirds: by Julie Cadwallader-Staub and what this meant for us as leaders.