April 10, 2017- Trickle Down Values

April 10, 2017- Trickle Down Values

Trickle Down Values A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.                                                                                                                                                   –American Proverb      You may be...
March 30, 2017- Taking a Shower

March 30, 2017- Taking a Shower

Taking a Shower The old folk crouching by their peat fires will tell their disbelieving grandchildren of standing naked mid-winter under jet streams of hot clean water.  –Ian McEwan (1948-   ) British novelist       That will happen, suggests McEwan as an aside...

March 24, 2017- Simplify

Simplify “The web and the physical world are plagued with abundance―people need help sorting through all the good and bad stuff out there. The tyranny of choice is causing major psychic pain and frustration for people.” Jason Calacanis, Internet...
March 16, 2017- Belonging

March 16, 2017- Belonging

Belonging “Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come!” attributed to Rumi (1207-1273)...
March 8, 2017- Adulation

March 8, 2017- Adulation

Adulation “I’m Nobody! Who are you? Are you – Nobody – too?…”   –Emily Dickinson      Our country has developed and perhaps even perfected the cult of celebrity. The rich and the famous have a powerful influence on almost...
March 1, 2017- A Book Review

March 1, 2017- A Book Review

A Book Review Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson St. Martin’s Press, New York: 2017      The strongest characteristic of this work for me is that it is written by a knowledgeable and kind black person specifically to the white...