What Are You Willing To Be?
I woke up this morning feeling a deepened sense of horror as the appointed leader of the USA continues on his path of unravelling all sense of morality and dignity for our country while recklessly endangering millions and millions here and abroad. What troubles me most is that while the man is ignorant he is far from stupid. Tragically he knows what he is doing and he knows how to do it well. He is
I Have A Family, I Am Not My Family
Tumultuous times are upon us in the United States of America. Indeed “United States” seems like a misnomer as ever growing disunity establishes itself with the installation of a new administration that was appointed to office despite that the people elected another. This challenges the very core of what any democracy stands for. And many, myself included, fear the ramifications. Just two
All Truly Is Well
We live in interesting times, no doubt. Their expression is different around the world but the roots are the same: Intolerance and Arrogance. Intolerance of those different from ourselves, and the arrogance in thinking that others should be like us. It’s nothing new and probably won’t go away anytime soon.
The Greatest Tragedy
There is not one of us who is better than the worst we see in others. The immigrant? He is all of us. The criminal? She too. Gay? Jew? Black? Muslim? Christian? Atheist? (the list goes on) We are all them and every one of them is us. With every bit of bashing and bigotry and hiding behind religion and conservative or liberal righteousness and condemnation we kill a piece of ourselves. We close our
"But It's Hard!"
I was in one of the natural markets in town this morning, we in Santa Fe are fortunate to have several from which to choose. I had already decided on a sandwich for lunch so I headed for the bread section where there is just one brand that I will buy — One Degree Organic Foods — because it has no sugar added and several variety from which to choose. I chose a flax and spelt loaf and moved