Pete Buttigieg explains why trust is foundational to American democracy and why we must fight the attacks on truth.
I love the pithy proverb – Volume 3.
Our emotions were whipsawed this week between heartbreak and elation. Our next choices will help decide which one wins.
Gratitude as a discipline involves a conscious choice. Amidst cries of hatred we need to recognize the strength of gratitude.
Weekly letters of gratitude proved a powerful antidote to the poison that threatened to permeate our lives in 2020.
You never know when someone needs you to be there, to be your best. It may be as you write a note or pour a cup of coffee.
Frederick Douglass is a 19th century prophet whose words still resonate in 21st century America.
We have reached the point in our civic lives where we are easily overwhelmed by evil and hatred, which isolate the mind and kill the heart.
The comment that “my father did the ironing and my mother did the finances” led down a new path.
Pop quiz: Who said the following? She’s a ‘nasty woman.” A “crazed, crying lowlife.” A “dog” who has the “face of a pig.” “Low I.Q.” She is “ugly both inside and out!” A “monster!” Okay, enough already. I don’t even have to tell you who said all those things. You’ve no doubt guessed correctly. Sexism in America, like our country’s racism, never went away. But it also never had such a vocal champion in the Oval Office. For centuries, women have taken abuse from men. For much of that time they had few rights and legal remedies to help battle oppression. Sexism and abuse continues, as we see all too well in the actions of the current president, but today women have more rights, more ways to combat mistreatment, and a power that is already being seen across the country. Winning the right to vote in 1920 gave women the opportunity to play a significant role in addressing sexism, and they are taking advantage of that power to push against one of today’s chief threats …