“The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?”
-Jacqueline Du Pré, Cellist.
Photo: Jacqueline du Pré, cello. Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sergiu Сеlibidache, conductor 1967
The ecstasy was intense. She knew exactly how to play his strings and the notes wafted out their bedroom window, mingling with the moonlight. A fusion of souls, together they painted stars across the universe…pure magic.
But then his eyes opened.
She was gone but his arms were wrapped around her cello’s wooden curves…a grief on the brink of madness.
He shoved the imposter back in the corner… a ghostly statue he would no longer embrace, but couldn’t throw away.
How could she be gone, now when he needed her most?