January 22, 2017 Dear 45, I want you to know that you are not the last misogynistic man that women will let get away with dominating them. That was the guy before you in our lives. You are the one we will not let get away with taking away our rights. Many of us, … More Dear 45
Has anyone considered the possibility that someone can be totally homophobic and not be a bigot? Recently it was reported that many of Trump’s key positions on his cabinet have been filled with people who are against the progress that has been made on LGBT issues. What does that mean? Does that have to mean … More Can we all work together, please?
I was listening to NPR as I was driving home from work today and had tuned into an already begun conversation. Apparently, the NPR journalist was interviewing someone representing the New York Times. The person was describing to the journalist a new media for reporting the news. I just caught the tail end of the … More Virtual Reality
“Deafening Anonymity” That was Pope Francis’ description of our unwillingness to turn towards, look at, recognize those people we do not want to see; the homeless, the poor, the disenfranchised, the non-believers, the suffering, the ones who frighten us. His words entreated those who would hear him to “Wake up”, “Go forward” and reach out … More The Message I Heard From Pope Francis
Mostly I learned how many people don’t have a clue how they are abusing their children. I was not a good mother. I was self-absorbed, selfish and self-centered. I loved my three sons authentically but also egotistically, they were an extension of me. I took great pride in the fact that there probably wasn’t another … More Things I learned about Parenting (while providing equine therapy to young addicts in treatment)
I found myself challenging a friend’s post on Face Book today. This young woman is someone I care deeply for and who has a different point of view than I do. Her viewing point does not originate from the same place as mine on the issue of Planned Parenthood. She sees the issue from the … More The Challenges of Change
July 20, 2015 The light, all we seek is the light. When we find it, when we really see it, we are filled with Joy! I saw the light in this photo this morning and I just wanted to stay there forever. But the day ahead was full and I was filled with that Joy. … More The Light And Politics