I write all these things to make the point that, “Often the storm is in us, often the storm IS US!” We regularly perceive the storm to be external, however it is our own cultural/inner beliefs, anger, and fighting that cause the storm. It is our own self-defense, and aggression, and individualism, and militarism that leads us to believe the storm is an external one to fight. Continue reading The Storm Is Us!
The American Dream is a big one, the problem is, the dream was never meant for everyone, so we’re going to have to do some dismantling of hurdles in order for it to be accessible to everyone. If one simply … Continue reading Pathways to healing the shattered dream
Last week I met with a young man from Kenya named Juma. He is a student at the University nearby. We met through his teacher. He requested to meet with me to help develop an app to aid people in … Continue reading Who Will Imagine With Me?
I laid sleepless in my bed many times throughout my childhood and adult life, thinking of all the things I should have said out loud and done in moments of crisis the previous day. I’m often frozen when I need … Continue reading Silence Demonstrates Immaturity
We are in another déjà vu moment, or have we just been here all along? We have never told the whole truth about our white supremacist history, and it looks like we’re still fighting to preserve the “culture of the … Continue reading Déjà vu: The MISeducation of America
Some things need to be broken so that something new and redemptive can be made from the pain and the pieces. A “Christian” man from a nationally known conservative evangelical family who lives just 20 miles down the road from … Continue reading Re-making from the Breaking