America Fulfilling Its Promise – Section III, Envisioning Who We are as a Beacon, Part 6, Equality for All

One of the major tenants for these United Stated of America is that we all are equal in practice and in the eyes of the law. This commitment of equality exists and abides deeply in my soul, my beliefs, and my practice. Having grown up (until the age of seven and then returning regularly) in […]

Remembering

I have decided that this week I will take off from continuing the “book” (America Fulfilling Its Promise) I have been writing online. I want to follow up on the piece I wrote for Memorial Day. I feel that not militarizing Memorial Day is an important topic as is honoring our ancestors. On Memorial Day, […]

America Fulfilling Its Promise – Section II – Part 2

The Wisdom of Those Who Were Here When the refugees (explorers/Founders of this Country/Invaders/exploiters/Colonizers /White Western refugees) first came to this country they did not find an empty land. They found many groups of people living here and caring for these lands. As groups, they had many characteristics in common and also some very large […]

America Fulfilling Its Promise – Section I/Part 9

The Loss of a Moral Base and a Relationship with a Power Greater Than Ourselves The Twelve Step Program for recovery from addictions has some wisdom to share with us at this point in our progression. As I said earlier, when I began to realize I was working with addicts, I decided to attend Twelve […]

Let’s Talk About Money

Some years ago, I was privileged to read a manuscript that was then titled “The Future of Money.” The author was an international banker and had at least worked in Europe, the United States and South America. His observation was that for the current world monetary system to work, we had to have poverty and […]

Racism and All of Us

Ok. Let’s talk about racism since it is such a hot topic now thanks to so many including Hillary and Trump. I’m glad that the issue is coming up in the public conversation because it, like sexism, has never really been dealt with. First of all, I want to say that racism and discrimination are […]