Tag Archives: leaders

fable of the not-so-bright sun

You’ve probably already heard about the contest between the sun and the wind… How they both tried to get the jacket off a poor man walking along a country road. You probably know the wind lost by trying to blow … Continue reading

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power up

“Our thoughts and prayers are not enough.”               — President Barack Obama, October 2, 2015 Another national tragedy brings more words of sorrow, more pleas for unity from my nation’s leader… He seemed rather … Continue reading

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voter, heal thyself

“The government you elect is the government you deserve.”                         — Thomas Jefferson Maybe so… …but when I consider my country’s dysfunctional democracy, it hardly seems to fair to blame the voters. Yes, we get to choose… …but our choices often … Continue reading

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Our Less Obvious Acts of Courage

  All religions, all mythologies tell us about courage. They tell us how to act in times when we feel our survival is threatened.  They help us confront our fear of death. However, a threat to the ego can often be … Continue reading

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