After 27 years of marriage, Bill and Melinda filed for divorce, citing the marriage as "irretrievably broken." Too much water under the bridge. No path remained to reach common ground. Voters in the United States can learn something from the Gates. How long do you compromise, turn yourself into a pretzel to stay together? Are 250 years enough? It takes enormous courage to be the one to call out the elephant in the room. "Hey! it's time to go our separate ways."
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Children love stories about their parents as kids, especially stories their parents don't want them to hear. Stories can make sense of the world, express our humanity, and change the way we see the world. After lunch recess, my sixth graders returned to the classroom eagerly. What awaited them was … Continue reading We Love Stories
The hard work of doing is rarely the stuff of heroic biographies of leading men. It is the story of ordinary Americans who were finally pushed far enough that they put themselves on the line for this nation’s principles.
For the first time in United States' history, we have an autocratic movement in our country. Seventy-five million people have some soul searching to do and take responsibility. Before we "come together," the wound created between us needs to be cleaned out before it can heal.