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September 7, 2018

I usually always build my posts by sharing a story -- because it is in these stories that we find our connection and, in many ways, our longing to begin or sustain our own journey. 

A story about Justin Leszcz, published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch today, is one of t...

August 22, 2018

Yesterday I received a somewhat random email from a spiritual guide and teacher, Sarah Wiseman, I have followed with from her Daily Divine service. She wrote about how we have just made our way through a three week Mercury retrograde that had us all in a hazy stuckness...

July 13, 2018

My sister and I have been joining in a lot of discussions lately. Many of them are about justice, injustice, the pain of loss, the struggle of getting by, and the chaotic transition we are all going through.  But they always land back on the essential things that conne...

July 13, 2018

I did not post this when I wrote it back in December.  This really emphasizes the level of my discomfort with the two sides on this issue.  And even this re-post has many reconsiderations.

In retrospect, I am proud of the #metoo movement that grew out of this episo...

November 29, 2017

My guess is that quite a few of you can remember the power of Schoolhouse Rock videos, and one of the best was "I am just a bill."  When I moved to Washington DC in 1986 it was my honor and pleasure to see this process work as a committee staffer in the U.S. Senate, an...

November 22, 2017

I am sure this is all part of the process...but it is still really hard not to get furious over the despicable message sent when the "moral" leader of our country defends immorality.

The headline of an op-ed in The Nation today by Joan Walsh is titled, "A President Accu...

July 25, 2017

Yesterday in a speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree, the President of the United States joyously proclaimed that the U.S. would soon be an energy exporter.  The Secretary of Energy and top Administration boy scout, Rick Perry, energetically applauded behind him.  Grea...

July 16, 2017

Joe Scarborough, a former Republican Member of Congress, and a popular political commentator on MSNBC, announced this past week that he is leaving