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BOWING TO EVERYTHING: This May Be the Secret to Turning Around a Neighborhood, a Community or a Country

Once we have an awareness of the web of relationships in our community and how our own actions can have an impact on others, we are more likely to act consciously and make deliberate choices informed by that awareness.  We often think our community or country is broken because of the surface political, economic and …

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MY MIXTAPE: A wide variety of inspiring tunes.

Fiona Apple  -  "Extraordinary Machine"  -  FF to 1:30  -  powerful The Pretenders  -  "Message of Love"  -  great lyrics TV on the Radio  -  "Careful You" TV on the Radio  -  "Trouble" The Lumineers  -  "Ho Hey" Rage Against the Machine  -  "Bulls on Parade" - will get you off the sofa Lo Fidelity …

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The End of Work

A fascinating read. . . “I do think there is a fear of freedom – a fear among the powerful that people might find something better to do than create profits for capitalism.” “The end of work as we know it will seem unthinkable – until it has happened.” https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jan/19/post-work-the-radical-idea-of-a-world-without-jobs?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

IF WE COULD JUST GET THESE TWO POINTS, WE COULD UNIFY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND WIN!

I agree wholeheartedly with those who say that we need to get great democrats to run and we need to get out and vote for them. There are two additional points, though, that many people across the country seem to be missing. Millions of Democrats are trying to communicate these to other other Democrats. If …

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CHEATING OUR CHILDREN & OURSELVES

As the great James Baldwin once said, "Nothing can be changed until it is faced." When is our community going to stop hiding history from our children? York leaders unfortunately have a long record of attempting to avoid honest discussion of the issue of race and discrimination and we see where that has gotten us. …

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Who is the teacher? And who is the student?

A friend of mine just reminded me of a wise shift of perspective that is pretty helpful when dealing with politics, work and many other challenging arenas. Each of us encounters much adversity each week. We see those challenges as an annoyance, but the truth is they may be just what we need. As the …

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