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The Art of Convening by Patricia Neal, Craig Neal

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FOREWORD

Called to Convene

Writing this foreword has been a rare and special privilege. I’ve spent many hours with Craig and Patricia Neal, since they live in my home city of Minneapolis. I have experienced their call to convene. They bring to that calling and to the community here a very special presence. They show us how to be completely human while at the same time understanding the complex and fragile enterprise of convening work. For their courage and their willingness to be transparent companions and guides to their colleagues near and far, we are grateful.

The Heartland authors invite us into the circle that is their calling. They take us into their heart lands where the spirit of convening resides and where we connect with our inner wisdom. ...

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