Well, it seems like the COVID-19 virus and the ensuing pandemic are all but gone, overshadowed by the issues of racism and hate in America. We are certainly living in polarizing times that circumvent unity at every turn and stoke the fire of divisiveness anew daily. Are we now living in our post-pandemic days? What … Continue reading Virus Schmirus Miley Cyrus Olly Olly Oxen Free!
In his seminal book "7 Habits of Highly Effective People," author Stephen R. Covey explored a number of habits he believed people needed to practice in order to be successful in life. One of those habits is" Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood." Amid the turbulence we are presently experiencing at seemingly every … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Seeking First to Understand
As a scrawny German kid moving from Schaffhausen, Switzerland to the East Texas town of Marshall, I didn’t know anything about racism. As we drove down the main drag of my new hometown, I didn’t know what the “whites only” sign on the local laundromat meant or how outrageous it was that it hung openly … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | What We Need Is Love