(Re)-Visiting Columbine

(Re)-Visiting Columbine

I boarded a plan to Littleton, CO just two days after 17 people were killed and many others wounded at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when former student Nikolas Cruz opened up his semi-automatic assault AR-15.  I was going to Littleton to...
The Restlessness Paradox

The Restlessness Paradox

In 1950 the late Howard Thurman wrote: There is a universal urgency for both personal and social stability… History on this planet must be regarded not as individual happenings unrelated to social processes, but, instead, as overlapping patterns of group behavior...
Behind the Lines on Health Care

Behind the Lines on Health Care

Recently a great deal of media attention has been focused on Michael Wolff’s new book, Fire & Fury, and statements made about members of the president’s family and staff, along with observations of activity and persons behind the scenes in the Trump White House....
The Circle Game

The Circle Game

And the seasons they go round and round, and the painted ponies go up and down We’re captive on the carousel of time. We can’t return we can only look behind from where we came. And go round and round and round in the circle game (“The Circle Game, Joni...
Christmas Hope

Christmas Hope

Recently I was with a friend bemoaning then then soon-to-be passed Tax Reform bill that clearly tilted toward benefitting the wealthy and the corporations while giving modest relief and possible loss of healthcare to middle and lower income individuals. Added to the...