Caring and Community

Caring and Community

I was raised in a small town in southern Michigan in the fifties. Wherever I went, there was a sense of caring and community. Most everyone knew who I was because I was part of two families that had been in the community for generations. When I got into trouble my...
Who Do I Say I Am?

Who Do I Say I Am?

Before I knew about the above quote I wrote a visionary fiction novel where Remembering to Remember who you are was a central theme. To become the Who that is really You and the Thee that is We has become a central tenant in my understanding of what Life is all about....
The Power of Kindness

The Power of Kindness

I’ve spent a considerable amount of time over the past week observing Pope Francis, the people around him, the events he’s participated in, and his global mission. I’ve been struck by his calm, confident, kind, and compassionate demeanor. I’ve been touched by his...