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The Broken-Hearted People of the World Agree

“There is a field out beyond right doing and wrong doing, I’ll meet you there.” ~Rumi There’s been a lot of debating, especially on Facebook, but then twenty-seven or forty-eight or ninety-two heated comments later, someone trips over the fact that we essentially agree. I’ve seen it happen again and again–minds so tattered from the … Continue reading

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The Courage to Change–a child’s response to the Sandy Hook massacre

“There are too many men with enough courage to kill one another, and not enough men with the courage to stop the violence.” Lee van Laer On Friday, when I learned of the shooting, I wanted to drive to the elementary school in my own town and get my son.  It wasn’t that I was … Continue reading