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Intentions for the New Year

I’ve decided that for this New Year’s post I would take my impressions from this past year of what I have heard, seen and felt to help identify what I believe are the unmet needs of so many people. I […]

Intentions for the New Year

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I’ve decided that for this New Year’s post I would take my impressions from this past year of what I have heard, seen and felt to help identify what I believe are the unmet needs of so many people. I […]

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Empathy: Third Road post election

Like many of you I have been struggling mightily with the election results. I have gone through a period of mourning and disconnection, but I have read some things

Tsunami

I had a very unexpected visitor break in this past week. I sensed he was coming not long before it happened. I tried to hide. My family tried to

Third Road: Standing Rock

“Empathy lies in our ability to be present without opinion.” Marshall Rosenberg That quote is particularly meaningful for me when trying to find the third road regarding Standing Rock. I

Third road: Women’s rights

There has been a lot of talk this campaign season of roads, high and low. The high road is supposed to be a morally superior road. I can appreciate

Institutional racism: Can we be the home of the brave?

Like many other people today I am angry and fed up. In the last 48 hours we have seen videos of two more black men, Philando Castile and Alton

Unite and Conquer

I’ve been thinking a lot about the attack in Bangladesh lately. What really bothers me is how the terrorists separated the Muslims from the non-Muslims and then proceeded to

Racism: How white Americans can help

I found Jesse William’s acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards moving, authentic and inspirational and I appreciate that it is bringing a race discussion to the forefront in

Another Letter About the Stanford Rape Case

Dear America, I have been watching the growing response to the Stanford rape case over the last week. I think you would have to be living in a cave (without

Master’s Tools: Let’s do something different

There was a recent news story that exemplifies a problem we currently have in this country, how to support each other when we have different beliefs. The story involved

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