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Lean in to do the Good Work

It was a very challenging conversation. Not the kind that you want to stand up and walk away from, but one that calls you to lean in. Opinions, feelings, perspectives are not only deeply held, but also very well articulated. And yet, there is clearly a sense of openness to learning something new. I really … More Lean in to do the Good Work
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:52:58 +0000

We are One Body

“The fundamental question we posed, and that was repeatedly posed to us, was how to preserve or create a morally coherent life. But the kind of life we want depends on the kind of people we are – on our character.” Sociologist Dr. Robert Bellah’s book ‘Habits of the Heart – Individualism and Commitment in … More We are One Body
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 16:33:12 +0000

The Power of Our Youth

I was 18 years old and I had more than my share of adolescent arrogance. With a small band of camp friends, I was doing my best to present a case that the current camp director was completely out of touch with us as campers. In one of the greatest ironies of my life, two years … More The Power of Our Youth
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:38:19 +0000

I Will, With God’s Help

I do not have any biological sisters or daughters. Yet, my oh my, I have a lot of “sisters” and “daughters,” many whom have been a part of my life for a very long time. My mother was a pioneer in her profession, and had the inner strength to raise three boys when her beloved … More I Will, With God’s Help
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:35:45 +0000

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