Last night’s Paul Simon concert in Nashville was one of the best I’ve ever attended. And it wasn’t just Simon’s beautiful singing, surprising energy, and creative approaches to tunes long-familiar and recent. Even more so, it was the amazing band that Simon generously allowed to shine throughout the two-hour event. Simon’s impressive blend of talent […]
Today is Juneteenth. Take some time to reflect on the importance of this date, and what it means to each person who happens to reside in the United States. Like it or not, we have a unique, tragic history that is completely intertwined with the practice of slavery.
Just another egregious example of our nation slouching closer and closer to theocracy: The U.S. Attorney General’s use of a Biblical passage to justify separating immigrant children from their parents. Even Jeff Sessions’ denomination, The United Methodist Church, condemned his behavior. Public policy “proof texting” from any sacred scroll should scare us all. Despite popular […]
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I wish I’d read a book like this as a teenager or young man, growing up in the South. Instead of spending the first several decades of my life rather blind to my own white privilege, I might have ventured out of my comfort zone and built far more relationships with African-American men and women. […]
Career Development/Vocation Aujla, Dev, 50 Ways to Get a Job Johnson, Whitney L. Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work Pink, Daniel. A Whole New Mind Hallenbeck, George. Learning Agility Covey, Stephen R. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Wilber, Ken. Integral Life Practice Palmer, Parker. Let Your Life Speak Csikszentmihalyi, […]
As I hit a “milestone” birthday this weekend, I find myself grateful for the journey so far and excited about the possibilities going forward. There’s a lot of things I would do differently if I could regarding people, circumstances, and key choices. But I’ve learned and grown from every outcome, every disappointment, every ounce of […]
Another partisan, highly-controversial piece of major legislation–taxes–is up for debate in the U.S. Senate. I’ve no idea as of right now what the outcome will be, but am certain that at least half the country will be upset with the final vote. It’s hard to think of the last time any piece of major legislation, […]