Victimhood has always bothered me. Too many get addicted to it as a way to seek attention and forget its value as a reflective, temporary detour on a continuing journey of growth and contribution.
A message about unity may be at odds with the divisive sickness holding our republic and much of the world in its grasp. The chestnut, “United we stand. Divided we fall,” may be more important today than at any time in our ever-evolving experiment in democracy.
Believe in yourself through every challenge, regardless of the odds.
I dipped back into my former life for the first time in five years this week. What I learned from that experience surprised me.
Crazy is a word deployed by detractors to try to discourage those who envision a better world and aren’t afraid to do something about it.
My 50th high school class reunion inspired this short detour into the confluence of fantasy and fact. Does any part of Ella’s journey resonate with you?
Mentors come in all shapes and sizes. They often appear when you least expect them.
Every defeat is just an angel, tugging at your sleeve, telling you that you don’t have to keep banging your head against the wall.
Those of us with an addiction to achievement often spend too much time pressing for more when we should be enjoying the now. If we’re not careful, we will miss it.
Divisive politics and cultural violence will engulf us, unless we can re-commit to a shared dream: the quest for enduring peace.