Celebrating the Past

This past week we’ve had a most interesting example of how to let go of the past through celebration instead of mourning. News reports and videos showing the celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela by the South African people have inspired people around the world. But a few people in our American culture might [Read More...]

Memorial Day

Being that it was Memorial Day in the United States yesterday, I thought we might take time from our barbecues and celebrations to revisit Abraham Lincoln’s iconic Gettysburg Address. “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all [Read More...]