How Do You Keep Your Spark Alive?

I subscribe to author Rachael Herron’s newsletter and she recently posed the question:  What’s your baseline?  What’s the bare minimum…

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Discernment and Judgement

Madeleine Albright has a new book out, Fascism: A Warning  I learned of it when she made an appearance on…

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Stillness, Restlessness and Waiting

As a child, I could while away an afternoon lying in an open field listening to the sounds of nature…

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Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation?

Cultural appropriation is about ownership of your own culture both individually and as a group.  The cultural melting pot trope…

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Controlling Change?

You can’t really control change and change is the only constant in life.  What you can control is how you…

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De Jure Racism Became De Facto Racism (Pacific NW)

Segregation in the southern United States was custom, policy and law.  Overturning the laws transformed racism from de jure segregation…

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Unwelcome Behavior

“When somebody continues to open our old wounds on purpose, they must be told that their behavior is no longer…

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