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Our Cracked Nation


There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~~Leonard Cohen Yes, it’s been over a week ten days since Leonard Cohen passed away, which will give you a clue about how long I’ve been working on this … Continue reading

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Fear of the Huddled Masses


At first, I felt a sense of security upon hearing that more than half of our nation’s governors have said that Syrian refugees would not be welcome in their states. The day after the terrorist attacks took place in Paris, I … Continue reading

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Listening from the Middle


 While it may be difficult to change the world, it is always possible to change the way we look at it.                                      ~ … Continue reading

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Why Is Hatred Viral?


In the days following 9/11, the news has been filled with images of angry riots, supposedly over depictions of the Prophet Mohammad shown in a mysterious film on YouTube.  News reports this morning indicate this anger has spread from Egypt … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?


    I want to say I never get into political discussions online. They often turn too nasty too quickly. But I can’t say “never,” because yesterday on Facebook, I wrote two, timid words:   Romney-Ryan?   And believe it … Continue reading

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