Monthly Archives: January 2017

To Be Silent or To Speak in the Face of Injustice

There are a few grievances already, and I’m bracing in anticipation of really bad news today.  When we live in one of the most secure countries in the world, and the leaders are advocating policies that justify mistreating people in … Continue reading

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The Transition

The park service did an AMAZING job with the crowds. As one of my friends put it, “OMG. The pictures make America look great!”  Although I did not attend, I saw the pictures on TV at a local waiting room. … Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor, No Exceptions

It was MLK day, and I was blessed to spend most of it out of the political bustle on a 5K walk along a river with my pups. I don’t know how many other women felt like I did, but … Continue reading

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On the Question of Permission

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one where the 2 sides have really interesting culturally-based points of view. What I have observed is that well-meaning sympathy for the little guy and a smaller Israeli state (by division with a Palestinian one) can … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Even More Thinking, and the New Year

I spent New Year’s eve at an interfaith service. It was well-attended – we were about 200 – community leaders addressing homelessness, the head of the local community college, chief of police, army, various religious leaders from the community (Muslim, … Continue reading

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